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Arts and Humanities
World War 2
Terms in this set (17)
Which of the following leaders transformed the Soviet Union from a rural nation into an industrial power?
What is genocide, as practiced by the Nazis?
On what did the German military strategy of blitzkrieg depend?
surprise attack with all military force
When did Britain and France adopt a policy of appeasement toward Germany?
before the war began
Which decision did Winston Churchill oppose?
The Munich Pact
Which group of people suffered 6 million deaths during the Holocaust?
Which nation sign a non aggression pact with the Soviet Union that led to the invasion and division of Poland?
In following a policy of appeasement, what did Britain and France do?
submitted to Hitler's demand
The actions of which country finally forced the United States to enter the war?
What was the Manhattan Project?
atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
After promising his emperor that would try to maintain peace, Japanese Prime Minister ____________ ordered the Japanese navy to prepare for attack on the United States
Germany, Italy, and Japan were called the ________ powers
Congress boosted defense spending and created the first peacetime _________ in US History
The ____________ passed, allowing the president to lend or lease arms and other supplies to "any country whose defense was vital to the United States"
Germany invaded _________ in spite of the peace treaty signed between the two nations just prior to the invasion of Poland
Japan took over French military bases in Indochina. In response, the United States placed a(n) ___________ on Japan.
Churchill and Roosevelt met secretly aboard the USS Augusta. Together, they drafter the _______. Japan launched a surprise attack on the Naval Base at __________________.
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