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World War Two, Section 2 Study Guide Flash Cards

Chapter 26 World War Two 8th Grade Social Studies Test Flashcards
What event actually started WWII? 758 (Give the date too!)
September 1,1939 Hitler sent his armie into Poland.
What caused France and Great Britain to declare war on Germany? 758
Hitler sent armies into Poland
What was the Maginot line? 759
A string of steel and concrete bunkers along the German border from Belgium to Switzerland
What did the Battle of Britain force Germany to abandon? 760
Air attacks over Bratain
What countries were members of the Axis Powers? 760 (list 3)
What nations were members of the Allied Powers? 759-760 (list 4)
Great Britain
What happened to the Soviet Union in 1941? 760
Attacked by Hitler in June of 1941
What country was the first to use the Lend-Lease Act? 761
Why and when did the US enter WWII? 762-763
Officially entered the war at 7:55 A.M. on Sunday December 7th, 1941. US entred the war because of the Land-Lease Act(allowed America to sell , lend or lease arms or other war supplies to any nation. Also the Japanease had a lot of aggression.
What was the worst defeat in the United States military history? 763
Pearl Harbor