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history chapter 14 checkpoints
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What legacy did World War I leave behind?
anger and resentment especially in Germany
How did Stalin and Mussolini maintain their power?
Stalin killed or terrorized his enemies, Mussolini used censorship and fear tactics to keep his people in line
How did the Great Depression affect political life in Germany and Japan?
Germany-led to rise of Nazi party
Japan- led to rise of militaristic leaders
Why did the League of Nations fail to halt German and Italian aggression?
because it had no enforcement power
Why did Britain, France, and the United States not stop fascist aggression in the 1930s?
they wanted to avoid another conflict and also wanted Germany to act as a buffer between soviet union and Europe
How did President Roosevelt react to Japan's aggression in China in the late 1930s?
He called for isolating japan but didn't really say how
Which side seemed to be winning the war at the end of 1940?
According to interventionists, how would aiding the allies actually keep the united states out of the war?
they argued that Britain was doing the fighting for free countries everywhere including us, so if we gave them aid it would help them and we wouldn't have to fight
How did the United States support the Allies after Roosevelt's reelection?
increased economic aid and provided naval support to Britain
What did the Japanese military leaders hope to achieve by attacking pearl harbor? were they successful?
to wipe out the united states fleet which would prevent the us from stopping Japanese expansion in Asia. It failed because the fleet survived and that aggression caused American entry into the war
What were the first actions taken by the United States once war was declared?
americans volunteered for the military, joined organizations that would help the military and federal government increased production spending
What military advantages did the United States have over Japan?
production capacity- planes and air craft carriers
"The victor will not be asked afterwards whether he told the truth or not....."
"we must band together to prevent the loss of more American lives in these internal struggles of Europe..."
"Yesterday December 7, 1941- a date which will live in infamy- the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan..."
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