Unit 7: World Wars Review
Terms in this set (40)
July 28, 1914
When did WWI officially start?
A complex system of long, narrow ditches
First Lord of the Admiralty
What was Winston Churchill's prominent role?
Which failed campaign caused Churchill to lose his position?
April 6, 1917
When did U.S. entered WWI?
The Fourteen Points
What was the name of Woodrow Wilson's peace plan?
Which event caused Russia to exit WWI?
November 11, 1918
What day is the end of WWI, also known as Armistice Day?
What was the name of Hitler's failed attempt to seize power in March 1923?
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
What type of warfare describes the German attack on the Lusitania passenger ship?
100 Days' Offensive
What was the final period of WWI during which the Allie launched massive attacks against the Central Powers?
Term used to describe Germany's payments to other nations after WWI as punishment for its actions?
Britain, France, Italy, Russia, Japan, U.S.
Allied powers of WWI?
Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire
What part of China did Japan invade in 1931?
Nazi Socialist German Workers' Party
What's the full name of Nazi's party?
The New Deal
What was the name of FDR's plan to help restore the American economy during Great Depression?
What was the name of the agreement between Germany and Soviet Union?
What was the name of the German approach to warfare known for speed and surprise movement?
When did Winston Churchill become Prime Minister of Britain?
Which leader was prime minister of Japan from 1941-1944?
The U.S. issued an embargo against Japan in 1941, cutting off Japanese access to which important resource?
Which term describes the policy of trying to pacify a nation through negotiation in order to prevent war?
Joseph Stalin sent millions of people to work camps in which area of Soviet Union?
Battle of Britain
What is the name of the air campaign launched by the Germans against Britain during the summer and fall of 1940?
Which military leader commanded the U.S. military in the Pacific right before and during WWI?
Germany, Italy, Japan
Britain, France, Soviet Union, U.S.
December 8, 1941
When did the U.S. declare war on Japan?
Battle of Stalingrad
Hitler was defeated in an epic battle against the Soviets which took place in 1942-1943, which is considered a major WWII turning point. What is the name of battle?
King of Italy
After the defeat of Italy during WWII, who ordered to arrest Mussolini?
What is a term to describe hatred or discrimination against Jewish people, which was a major part of Nazi ideology?
Which general led U.S. forces in D-day invasion?
Who was welcomed back to France as a hero after his country was liberated from the Germans?
Harry S. Truman
After FDR passed away, who became president of U.S?
The atomic bombs were dropped at which two Japanese cities in 1945?
Battle of Midway
Which battle was a major victory for the U.S. in the Pacific in June 1942?
Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill met in which city in late 1943?
When did German forces surrender in WWII?
When did Japan surrender, ending WWII?