Global Issues World War II Quiz
Terms in this set (12)
The four main causes of WWII
Failure of the Treaty of Versailles, economic factors, nationalism, appeasement and isolationism.
330 billion dollars
50 million dead (21.3 million Russians, and 11 million due to the holocaust.)
1939-1945 (US involvement 1941-1945)
September 1, 1939
Germany invades Poland.
September 3, 1939
Britain and France declare war on Germany.
December 7, 1941
Japan bombs Pearl Harbour; US enters war.
Atomic bomb of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; Japan surrenders.
Allies and leaders
USA(Franklin Delano Roosevelt), Russia (Joseph Stalin), Great Britain (Winston Churchill).
Axis and leaders
Italy (Benito Mussolini), Japan (Hideki Tojo), Germany (Adolf Hitler).
Long term effects of WWII
Power shifts, tensions rise, communism spreads, hope survives.