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World History: 9 weeks test
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How did economic and political instability lead to the rise of Adolf Hitler and Hideki Tojo?
It helped in supporting their campaign for making a "better world".
Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during WW2?
Explain how Adolf Hitler gained power in Germany. What actions did his political party take after he gained control?
He took the position at Chancellor and spread his beliefs.
Who is the leader of Italy during WW2?
Which empire invades china and commits the atrocities at Naking?
What is the meaning of appeasement? why were other countries appeasing hitler in the late 1930s?
The countries ignored Hitlers actions so that they may fix their own countries problems.
Explain why blitzkrieg was so successful at the beginning of WW2.
German sweeping tactic used in battles.
What is the significance of the battle of Dunkirk?
it was a turning point. 58,000 British escaped the German attack.
Explain why Nazi Germany's air force fought the Royal Air Force over the skies of Britain.
They had no chance against their Navy.
Stalingrad was a turning point for the allies in WW2. Which countries fought in this battle?
Russia/ Soviet Union vs. Germany.
Explain the strategy of island hoping?
took over Japanese to spread control over other islands.
Who is the prime minister of Great Britain during WW2?
Who is the president of the U.S. during WW2?
Who is the president of the U.S. that decided to use the atomic bomb?
How did the holocaust impact the jewish populations in Europe?
a huge part of the population died in gas chambers/camps.
Ultimately the U.S. dropped the atomic bomb to end WW2. why?
To finally end the war.
How many total deaths were caused by WW2? Which country suffered the most losses?
List 2 results of the Yalta conference. did these help maintain peace between the Soviet Union and the U.S.?
Germany broke into 4 zones and Germany had to pay repercussions. The Soviet Union will help us defend Japan.
List 2 results of the Potsdam conference. Did these help maintain peace between the U.S. and the Soviet Union?
There were disagreements of reparations for Germany and Truman decided to drop the atomic bomb on japan.
What year is the United Nations created? What are the 3 pillars of the UN?
- peace and security
- human rights
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