US History Chapter 17
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The French Resistance opposed...
Hitler's government during the German occupation of France
The United States entered World War II after...
Pearl Harbor was attacked
The America First Committee opposed...
American aid to Britain's war effort
Which country attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941?
By the time the United States entered the war in 1941,
Germany had conquered most of Europe
Mein Kampf outlined the plans of...
Hitler to strengthen Germany's military and expand its borders
Pearl Harbor is a...
U.S. Navy base in the Pacific
One of the reasons for American isolationism in the 1930s was...
the domestic economic situation
During the early 1930s, Japan began a policy of...
aggression against China and throughout Asia
As Hitler began Germany's expansion, he signed a Nonaggression Pact with what country?
the Soviet Union
Which three countries made up the Axis Powers?
Germany, Italy, and Japan
One of the main goals of the Nazis was to...
Eliminate Jews from German society
How did Hitler begin his assault on England?
By attempting to establish air superiority with his Luftwaffe
Who was the dictator who ruled the Soviet Union during World War II?
How did Britain and France respond to Hitler's demands for control over part of Czechoslovakia?
They gave him the land in an attempt to keep the peace
When Japan invaded Manchuria, it created a puppet state, or a...
Supposedly independent nation under the control of a powerful neighbor
Adolf Hitler was the leader of which political party in Germany?
The Nazi party
Great Britain and France declared war on Germany after it invaded...
Blitzkrieg referred to a...
Form of military attack
A single nation or ethnic group and the supreme authority of a leader
The government exerts total control over a nation
Emphasizes the importance of the nation of an ethnic group and the supreme authority of the leader
The process of removing enemies and undesirable individuals from power
A form of fascism shaped by Hitler's fanatical ideas about German nationalism and radical superiority
Giving in to a competitor's demands in order to keep the peace
Blitzkrieg (Lightning War)-
New military tactic that included a fast, concentrated air and land attack that took the enemy's army by surprise
Groups of French citizens whose activities ranged from disrupting anti-German leaflets to sabotaging German operations in France
Group of countries who opposed the axis powers (U.S., Soviet Union, Great Britain)
Situation in 1931, when Japanese troops, claiming that Chinese soldiers had tried to blow up a railway line, took matters in their own hands by capturing several southern Manchurian cities and by continuing to take over the country even after Chinese troops had withdrawn
A supposedly independent country under the control of a powerful neighbor
a 700 mile long highway linking Burma (Present-day Myanmar) to China
Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere-
as announced in 1940 by Japan's prime minister, the area extending from Manchuria to the Dutch East Indies in which Japan would expand its influence
Laws designed to keep the United States out of future wars
Cash and Carry-
WWII policy requiring nations at war to pay cash for all nonmilitary goods and to be responsible for transporting the goods from the U.S.
America First Committee-
Group formed in 1940 by isolationists to block further aid to Britains
Law that authorized the President to aid any nation whose defense he believed was vital to American security
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