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The many Nazi death camps in what country resulted in high civilian casualties including the loss of much of the country's Jewish population.
Which country remains neutral during WWII?
What countries are the Allied powers?
Soviet Union Great Britain, France, china, U.S
Which decision did President Truman make that most significantly altered the course of the war?
Dropping atomic bombs on Nagasaki and Hiroshima
Why was the German strategy of "blitzkrieg" so successful?
Blitzkrieg relied on rapid, heavily armed forces that quickly penetrated deep into enemy territory
Which territories had Japan conquered prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor?
Eastern part of China
Why did the U.S. presence in Guam and the Philippines prior to the war create tension between Japan and America?
U.S. presence threatened Japan's imperialistic attitude and ability to establish itself as the most powerful nation in the region
How did World War II change the employment situation for women?
More women were able to find jobs in manufacturing and other fields not traditionally considered to be women's work
What policy did France and Britain pursue toward Nazi Germany in the 1930s?
Which group of American citizens were forcibly denied their rights and civil liberties during the WWII?
Was the policy of appeasement successful against Hitler and Germany?
No, Hitler continued to push for new territory
How the discovery of the Holocaust affected American decisions during WWII?
Little action was taken until after the war
How did the US handle the need for items such as gasoline during WWII?
How were Americans asked to help the economy during the war?
Buy war bonds
What was Germany's response to Italy's surrender?
Germany installed a puppet state in northern Italy and sent troops to fight Allied troops in southern Italy
Farmers helped produce more food and developed new farming techniques to yield more food with fewer workers during the war. However, as more Americans left farms for military or jobs in the city the United States partnered with Mexico to bring in laborers called what?
During WWII, who were the Axis Leaders?
Hitler, Mussolini, Tojo
Which allied leaders attended the Tehran and Yalta conference?
Churchill, Stalin, Roosevelt
The rise of _______________ after WWI destroyed the world peace agreements and post war arrangements made by _________________
dictators, Treaty of Versailles
Put the following in chronological order: Final Solution implemented, Kristallnacht, Nuremburg Trials begin, Mein Kampf becomes a best seller
Mein Kampf becomes a bestseller, Kristallnacht, the Final Solution is implemented, the Nuremburg trials begin
How did American businesses show support during the war?
converted their industry production into military production
Which legislation helped returning WWII soldiers in America?
Which legislation main goal was to keep America out of WWII?
Which legislation help provided American aid to Great Britain and Russia?
Which document was violated by Hitler?
Nazi-Soviet Nonagression Pact
Which ship was sunk during attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese?
Which ship was the location for the Japanese surrender and signing of the peace treaty on V-J day?
Which event is considered a turning point in WWII for the Americans and Allied powers?
Battle of Midway
What is one way American women mobilized for the war effort?
They joined the army, navy, and Coast Guard auxiliaries
What percentage of the American armed forces enlisted during WWII?
Which Axis powers made American troops march over 60 miles to a prisoner of war camp resulting in the death of over 7000 men? In which country?
Which group of Americans were welcomed warriors during WWII serving often as "code talkers?"
Native Americans - Navajos
Which country surrendered first in WWII?
Which country surrendered last during WWII
Did the US Supreme court supported Korematsu's case against the government?
In preparing for Operation Overlord, what was the purpose of the Allies creating a fake army?
convince the German army that the attack would come at Calais
How did the Battle of the Bulge ultimately damage Hitler's efforts?
It used up German reserves and demoralized German troops
At Yalta, what did the Big Three agree on?
Germany would be divided into four occupied zones after the war
What agreement did the leaders of Japan and Germany violate with war crimes?
What strategy did the Allies pursue to take back Asia from the Japanese?
What battle stopped the Japanese advance in the Pacific?
Battle of Coral Sea
What denied German citizenship to Jews?
Hitler's plan to invade Britain was known as what?
Operation Sea Lion
What general that led B-52 bombers against Tokyo
Who led the American troops D-day?
Eisenhower and Bradley
At the end of WWII, who were the Allied leaders?
Truman, Stalin, Churchill
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