WW2 Terms and People To Know
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A political system in which the government has total control over the lives of individual citizens.
Fascist Dictator of Italy that at first used bullying to gain power, then never had full power. 1922-1944
A political system headed by a dictator that calls for extreme nationalism and the state being more important than the individuals
Austrian-born founder of the German Nazi Party and chancellor of the Third Reich (1933-1945). His fascist philosophy, (1925-1927), attracted widespread support, and after 1934 he ruled as an absolute dictator.
Adolf Hitler used fascism to create this type of government based on totalitarian ideas and was used to unite Germany during the 1930s. Ruled 1933-1945
Communist dictator of the Soviet Union, gained control in 1928
Alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War II.
Accepting demands in order to avoid conflict or war
Prime Minister of Great Britain during WWII
Great Britain, France, Italy, Russia, and later the US
The laws passed by the U.S. allowing us to give aid to our Allies in early WWII
Base in hawaii that was bombed by japan on December 7, 1941, which caused America to enter the war.
War Production Board
Converted factories from civilian to military production. Manufacturing output tripled.
African American Labor leader who protested unfair treatment in factories
African American squadron that escorted bombers in the air war over Europe during World War II. Trained in Tuskegee, Alabama
Benjamin O. Davis
group leader of Tuskegee Airmen and later the first African American general in the U. S. Air Force
Zoot Suit Riots
A series of riots that originated in Los Angeles between White soldiers stationed in the cities and Latinos.
Temporary imprisonment of members of a specific group- especially Japanese Americans during WW2
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