World War II - US History
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When a nation tries to minimize ties to other nations.
African-American who won 4 gold medal in Berlin's 1936 Olympics.
Law that sent American war supplies to the Allied powers without immediate payment.
Emperor of Japan for most of the twentieth century.
The Japanese attack that brought the U.S. into WWII.
The U.S. & Great Britain's stated goals for WWII.
Limiting the amount of supplies that one can buy at a time.
Rosie the Riveter
Character on a motivational poster that represented the working women of WWII.
The U.S. program to build the atomic bomb.
Where Japanese-Americans were placed due to WWII suspicions.
June 6, 1944. The day the Allies launched an invasion of the European mainland.
George S. Patton
American general in command of the European forces during WWII.
American general in command of the Pacific forces during WWII.
Attack on the Japanese island of Honshu. Demonstrated to the Japanese that they were vulnerable.
Japanese for "divine wind." Suicide bombers during WWII.
This battle was the turning point in the Pacific theater. Admiral Nimitz defeated the Japanese who wanted this island.
Battle where the American and Australian forces stopped the Japanese advance towards Australia.
American strategy of conquering every other island in an attempt to minimize casualties.
Harry S. Truman
U.S. President who succeeded Franklin Roosevelt.
Fat Man & Little Boy
The atomic bombs dropped on Japan.
Hiroshima & Nagasaki
The U.S. dropped atomic bombs on these cities.
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Ch 17-3 The War in the Pacific (WWII)
17.3 The War in the Pacific: US History
English 9 Tier 2 Words
APWH Period 6: Modern (1900 - Present)
APWH Period 5: Revolutions (1750-1900)
APWH Period 4: Global Interactions (1450-1750)
50s and early 60s