US History Chapter 23 "The Coming Of War"
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How did Roosevelt's response to German aggression toward Britain differ from his response to Japanese aggression toward China?
He condemned both acts of aggression but provided support to Britain
Which of the following actions did Japan take in an attempt to recover from the Great Depression?
Japan seized control of resources in other nations.
What event led to the House and Senate voting to declare war?
The Attack on Pearl Harbor
Interventionists claimed that the United States could avoid war if it
sent aid to Britain.
Why did the United States initially follow a policy of appeasement toward Germany?
The united States wanted to focus on its own economic troubles
The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor because they wanted to
destroy ships and planes that threatened their expansion efforts.
Which of the following was perceived as being equivalent to declaring economic war against the Axis Powers?
The Lend-Lease Act
Which of the following statements best applies to Mussolini?
Founder of the Fascist Party
One of the ways that Mussolini maintained his power in Italy was by
outlawing political parties.
Roosevelt delivered his "Four Freedoms" speech to Congress in January 1941 to
increase economic support for Britain.
Who appeared to be winning the war in Europe at the end of 1940?
Germany and Italy
Which of the following statements is true regarding the actions taken after the attack on Pearl Harbor?
A).The women's Army Corps provided clerical workers, truck drivers, instructors, and lab technicians.
B). Americans accepted the call for service by finding ways to contribute to the war effort.
C). The size of the U.S. Navy more than doubled from 1941 to 1942.
<====3 All of the above
After declaring war, the United States government
transformed peacetime industries into war industries.
Which ships survived the attack on Pearl Harbor untouched?
How did the attack on Pearl Harbor change the political divisions between the isolationists and interventionists?
The attack ended the political divisions
After the United States declared war, the nation's economic situation
Which political party rose to power in Germany during the 1930s?
The Nazi Party
How did support for the Allies change following Roosevelt's reelection in 1940?
Support increased; Congress approved the Lend-Lease Act
What impact did the appeasement policy of the United States, Britain, and France have on German aggression?
It encouraged more aggression
How did the Great Depression eventually change Germany politically?
Germans eventually believed that Hitler would solve their economic problems
Which statement represents the viewpoint of the Interventionists?
Axis aggressions were wrong and threatened American interests
Italy and Japan were dissatisfied with the peace settlements provided in the Treaty of Versailles because both countries expected more
territory in exchange for their sacrifices during World War One.
How did America take a step toward war in 1941?
Congress approved the Lend-Lease Act
Interventionists believed that providing aid to Britain would
keep the United States out of war.
What goal did President Roosevelt hope to achieve when he enacted the embargo on naval and aviation supplies in 1940?
To stop Japanese expansion
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