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Tortalian government, road to war, Depression, WWII, Vocab, People
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an economic system in which individuals own and control the factors of production and government intervention is limited.
a form of government in which all property and means of production are owned by the workers who then share the profits with others.
Marx, Russia, Lenin & Stalin
a form of government that proposed to combine agriculture, industry, and government to help the common man.
Italy, one-ruler, mussolini, black shirts
a form of government in which the power is invested in the people and exercised by them through a system of free election.
social/political, Marx, economic, no private ownership
Dictator, Hitler, Germany, Brown shirts
(1885-1945) leader of germany from 1933-1945, Brutal, racist government, Nazism
(1879-1953) Dictator of Soviet Union (1929-1953) Underestimated by other leaders, fear and terror
(1883-1945) founder of Italian Fascism, ruler of Italy from 1922-1945 "II duce" the leader
Prime Minister of Great Britain at beginning of WWII, gave hitler sudentenland to appease him, replaced by churchill
Elected Prime minister of Great Britain (1940) inspired the people even in the darkest of times
(1890-1969) A general/commander of US during WWII (supreme commander of the allied forces) organized the invasion of D-day for Allied powers. elected president of US
commander of US force was forced to abandon his troops
US president during WWII and the Depression
Japanese military leader after WWI, prime minister of Japan from 1941-1944
Harry S. Truman
Became president after Franklin died
the nations united against the axis powers. US, Great Britain, Canada, and the Soviet Union
the nations united against the allied powers. Nazi Germany, Japan, and Italy
a bomb whose violent explosive power is released by the splitting of the atom. August 6 and 9, 1945, the united states dropped atomic bombs on the japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Bataan Death March
a 4-day, 60-mile forced march of american and filipino prisoners of war by order of their japanese captors in 1942, nearly 1,000 americans and 10,000 filipinos died
stalin, churchill, and roosevelt, they worked to defeat Germany
to avoid bombing attacks (after Pearl Harbor) they required that the lights of all houses and neighborhoods along the shores be put out at specific curfews
someone who checks mail to be sure there will not be any classified information that could be seen by the enemy
(1889-1970) the leader of one of the few successful military operations against Germany during the initial invasion of france, DeGaulle soon became the symbol of french resistance
the deliberate elimination of people in heritage and traditions
the murder of approximately 6 million jews and serval million other civilians by Nazi Germany and its allies between 1933-1945
practice of establishing and controlling colonies
in 1942, president roosevelt approved the plan to remove about 110,000 japanese-americans living on the pacific coast of the US from their homes-nearly two thirds of them american citizens-and send them to internment camps in colorado, Utah, Arkansas, and other interiror states. Japanese-americans were given numbers to indentify their families and the conditions that they lived in were often verry poor.
Policy that stresses freedom from foreign alliances and national self-sufficiency
US naval base attacked by Japan on December 7, 1941, brought US into WWII
limiting quantities of goods are distributed equally
(1891-1944) talented field marshal who led Germany in the invasion of poland and France during the early stages of the war. In North Africa, he earned the nickname "the desert fox" because of his skill
rosie the riveter
the symbol of american women who worked in war plants during WWII
Emblem on the Nazi flag
basic principle was the state was everything and the individual citizen nothing. Totalitarian governments stamped out opposition. the only political party was controlled by the state.
victory in Europe, celebrated May 8, 1945, the day after Nazi Germany's surrender
Soldier that returns home for war
victory over Japan, August 15, 1945, the day Japan surrendered. Marked the end of WWII
a worldly one, caused by WWI, unemployement, in debt, major event, credit financing, countries in Europe had made huge loans to america they couldn't pay back
Japan invades manchuria
Germany annexes Austria and sudetenland
1939, september 1
Germany invades poland; Britain and france declare war on Germany
Germany begins war in Western Europe; Norway, Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg fall
--france surrenders to Germany
--Battle of Britain begins during which Hitler hopes to bomb the British into surrender
system of running a buisness with borrowed money
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