illegal to make, sell, or transport alcohol
people who smuggled alcohol into the u.s.
illegal bars
stock market crash
this lead to the great depression
Axis powers
Germany, Italy, and Japan
Policy of appeasment
letting hitler have his way
lightning war fare
Hitlers fatal mistake
declaring war on Soviet Union
killed 12 million people
Pearl Harbor
attacked by Japan on Dec 7, 1941
Internment camps
where japanese americans were unfairly placed during the war
Germany surrendered
on may 7, 1941
Kamikaze Pilots
were used by Japan in a desperate effort agains the u.s.
atomic bombs were dropped here
Hiroshima ad Nagasaki
Teddy Roosevelt
"speak softly and carry a big stick"
Woodrow Wilson
proposed forming the league of nations
Franklin D. Roosevelt
led the u.s. during the depression and W.W. II
adolph hitler
dictator of germany
during w.w. II
Benito mussolini
Dictator of italy
Winstin Churchil
prime minister of great britain
harry s truman
made the decision to drop the atomic bomb
joseph stalin
leader of the soviet union
dwight d. eisenhower
Commander of the allied invasion of france
John F. Kennedy
president during the cuban missile crisis
mao tse-tung
led the communist revolution in china
fedel castro
led the communist revolution of Cuba
leader of the civil rights movements in 1960
richard nixon
resigned as a result of the water gate scandal
gerald ford
only president who was not elected to be president of vp
jimmy carter
made human rights a major issue as president