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chapter 16 global quiz
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What year was the treaty of versailles concluded?
What year did Adolf hitler come to power?
What year did Germany invade the Soviet Union?
What did the German invasion of Poland lead Great Britain and France to do?
Declare war on Germany
What agreement (between Great Britain and the U.S.) upheld rights of free trade, choice of government, and became the plan for postwar peace?
Prime Minister Winston Churchill referred to victory in the Battle of Britain as Britain's "_______ _____"
Hitler's plan to attack _________ was based on his idea that the german people needed more space. (lebensraum)
The soviet union
What event led the Soviet Union (USSR) to join the allies in the fight against Germany?
German invasion of Soviet Union
What season of the year upset Germany's (Hitler's) plans to conquer the Soviet Union?
What geographic feature of Northern Europe allowed Napoleon to conquer Europe and Hitler to invade the Soviet Union?
The northern European Plain
What nation's central location in Europe resulted in its having to fight on two fronts?
Allied prisoners of war suffered greatly at the hands of the Japanese in the Philippines during the Bataan ________ ________
The "_____ ______" was the term given by hitler to the genocide of people the nazis considered inferior
Define genocide and give an example from World War 1 and World War 2
Killing of a large number of people from a particular nation/ethnic group with the intent of destroying that nation/ethnic group. The holocaust.
What group was interned in relocation (concentration) camps in the U.S. during World War 2?
Line of descent
What event forced Germany to fight the allies on both its eastern and western fronts?
What geographic and seasonal features have made Russia very difficult to conquer?
Very large, bordered by ocean, mountains, low temperatures
Synthetic rubber, nuclear weapons, and radar were important/invented/perfected during which war?
During the period of Japan's imperialism of Korea, they attempted to ________ Korean culture
Which nation suffered the most civilian casualties in both WW1 and WW2?
Germany lost all overseas territory after both ______ and __________
WW1 and WW2
What battle was the turning point in the pacific war between the U.S. and Japan?
Battle of Midway
In 1945, the U.S. dropped leaflets warning the citizens of _______ of an attack
In what year did the new Japanese constitution limit the power of the monarch?
Which collective security organization established in 1945 coordinates global peacekeeping operations?
In 1945, after the mass murder of Jews and others in concentration camps, a trial of prominent Nazis was held in the city of __________
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