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social studies world war II
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fascist dictator of germany
fascist dictator of italy who created fascism
Led great britian
Two US Presidents during WWII
Franklin D Roosevelt and Harry Truman
Two leaders of Japan, the first was the Emperor and the second was the military leader
Hirohito and Hideki Tojo
What date started world war II and how
September 1, 1939 : Germany Invaded Poland
What date did the US enter war and why
December 7, 1941 : Japan Bombed Military Base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii USA
What date led to the "Beginning of the End" of War and why
June 6, 1944 : D-day where Allied powers were invading France
What date was Hiroshima and why was is important
August 6, 1945 : one of which attacks to end war with japan
What date was Nagasaki and why was it important
August 9, 1945: another bombing on japan to end war
What day was the surrender of Germany and why was it important
May 8, 1945 : USSR defeated Germany and ended world war II
What are the 3 ways Germany was punished for WWI under the Treaty of Versailles.
-Pay reparations for WWII damages
-Give up territory, such as Sudetenland which became part of Czechoslovakia
-Decrease military and move forces away from Rhineland that bordered with France
What are the THREE ways the Allied Powers started rebuilding the world after WWII.
-Dividing Germany into 4 zones to be governed by Allied Powers
-Allowing the Soviet Union to control Eastern Europe, as long as Joseph Stalin agreed to hold free elections
-Created the United Nations to encourage international cooperation and world peace
This is the German strategy that included aerial bombing, tanks, and foot soldiers meaning "lightning war"
These are the two dates in which the U.S. dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end war with Japan.
August 6 and August 9th 1945
This was the US strategy that led to the first major defeat of Japan at Battle of Midway islands.
These are considered the "turning point" years of WWII when the Allied Powers began winning battles and taking the offensive.
1942 and 1943
This is what allowed America to provide supplies to nations "at war with aggressor nations"
The lend-lease act
This is systematic extermination of European Jews carried out by the Nazi Party.
This is the word meaning "Night of Broken Glass" in 1938 when Jewish homes, businesses and synagogues were destroyed
These are laws stripped German Jews of citizenship and civil rights
The Numberg Laws
giving into an aggressor to keep peace
This is what the Nazi Party called their plan to annihilate European Jews under Hitler's leadership
The Final Solution
These are examples of how European Jews faced persecution after Hitler became Chancellor in 1933.
-Boycott & Vandalism of Jewish Stores
-Forced out of jobs
Major Allied powers:
Soviet Union, United States, France, Great Britian
Major Axis Powers:
Japan, Italy, Germany
Who was Joseph Stalin?
He was a communist dictator of the Soviet Union
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