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Germans eventually believed that Hitler would solve their economic problems.
How did the Great Depression eventually change Germany politically?
Japan seized control of resources in other nations.
Which of the following actions did Japan take in an attempt to recover from the Great Depression?
It encouraged more aggression.
What impact did the appeasement policy of the United States, Britain, and France have on German aggression?
Paid cash and transported the materials themselves.
The neutrality act of 1939 allowed nations at war to buy arms and other supplies from the United States as long as those nations
Sent aid to Britain
Interventionists claimed that the United States could avoid war if it
The Lend-Lease Act
Which of the following was perceived as being equivalent to declaring economic war against the Axis Powers?
To stop Japanese expansion
What goal did President Roosevelt hope to achieve when he enacted the embargo on naval and aviation supplies in 1940?
It supervised use of industry resources
What role did the Office of War Mobilization (OWN) play during the war?
Where does the Bataan Peninsula lie in relation to Manila?
About how many total miles did U.S. Troops travel on the Bataan Death March?
Territory in exchange for their sacrifices during World War I
Italy and Japan were dissatisfied with the peace settlements provided in the Treaty of Versailles because both countries expected more
The Nazi Party
Which political party rose to power in Germany during the 1930s?
Outlawing political parties
One of the ways that Mussolini maintained his power in Italy was by
Had no standing army and no real power to enforce it's decrees
The league of Nations did not prevent German and Italian aggression against other nations because it
The United States wanted to focus on it's own economic troubles
Why did the United States initially follow a policy of appeasement toward Germany?
Appease Germany and other axis powers
Roosevelt delivered his "four freedoms" speech to Congress in January 1941 to
He condemned both acts of aggression but provided support to Britain.
How did Roosevelts response to German aggression toward Britain differ from his response to Japanese aggression toward China?
Keep the United States out of war
Interventionists believed that providing aid to Britain would
Britain and France
Who appeared to be winning the war in Europe at the end of 1940?
Support increased: Congress approved the lend -lease act
How did support for the allies change following Roosevelt reelection in 1940?
Destroy ships and planes that threatened their expansion efforts.
The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor because they wanted to
Which ships survived the attack on Pearl Harbor untouched?
The attack ended the political divisions
How did the attack on Pearl Harbor change the political just divisions between the isolationists and interventionists?
Transformed peacetime industries into war industries
After declaring war, the United States government
After the United States declared war, the nations economic situation
Founder of the Fascist Party
Which of the following statements best applies to Mussolini?
He blamed the problems on the Jewish people and the great threat they caused Germany
How did Adolf Hitler explain the problems facing Germany in his book Mein Kampf?
Congress approved the Lend-Lease Act
How did American take a step toward war in 1941?
The attack on Pearl Harbor ended any divisions between isolationists and interventions
What event led to the House and Senate voting to declare war?
Americans contributed towards war, United States Navy doubled, and woman started working.
Which of the following statements is true regarding the actions taken after the attack on Pearl Harbor
Axis aggressions were wrong and threatened American interests
Which statement represents the viewpoint of interventionists?
Japan did not have a charismatic leader
How did Japan's rise to power different from Germany's, Italy's, and the Soviet Unions?
It suggested that bankers and army manufacturers pulled America into World War I
How did the Nye Committee influence public opinion in the United States?
It stopped the forward momentum of Japan
Why was the Battle of Coral Sea a turning point?
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