Terms in this set (10)
What, figuratively speaking, was the most needed munition?
What did Korematsu v. U. S. decide?
The supreme court upheld Japanese internment
What were the four freedoms?
Freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, freedom from fear
What were three agencies created for the war?
Work production board, war labor board, office of price administration
What was the goal of the bracero program?
Brought in Mexican farm workers
How did Roosevelt forestall a march by blacks on Washington in 1941?
Roosevelt offered an executive order ending discrimination by federal contractors
What was the significance of the "Double V" slogan?
One V to beat Hitler, the other V to beat Jim Crow
What did it mean to "fly the hump"?
Flying supplies from India to China over the Himalayas
What were the sites of two large riots during the war
Zoot-Suit riot in Los Angeles and race riots in Detroit
How did the end of World War II differ from the end of World War I?
World War II ended with surrender rather than an armistice