5th grade world war 2 study guide
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What were the terms of the Treaty of Versailles Germany had to follow at the end of WW 1?
Accept blame for war
lose land and overseas territories
How did theses terms affect the country?
Germany was angry and wanted to rebuild
Their country was left in ruins
they didnt want to feel weak and powerless any longer
What was the cause of German Aggression in Europe?
HITLER rose to power and Germany started breaking the terms of T of V.
Hitler began rebuilding military
he began seizing territory lot during WW 1
What was cause of Japanese Aggression in Asia?
JAPAN was cut off from resources from the US AND NEEDED SUPPLIES AND more resources
wanted to expand their powers in the world
japan invaded neighboring Asian countries
Japan surprised attacked the US nAVAL bASE IN pEARL hARBOR, hAWAII
Congress declared was against Japan
a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945)
American and British Soldiers landed on the beaches of Normandy.\, France
necessary for retaking France from Germany
3 day battle was a major turning point in the war in Europe
Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day)
May 8th 1945 The day that Germany surrendered, Hitler now dead
Victory in Japan Day
September 2, 1945. Japan surrenders to Allies
A methodical plan orchestrated by Hitler to ensure German supremacy. It called for the elimination of Jews, non-conformists, homosexuals, non-Aryans, and mentally and physically disabled.
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