World War II
Describe the rise to power of Hitelr and Mussolini - why were they able to gain power ?
How did japan threaten world peace in 1931 ?
*Identify: "lend-lease", blitzkrieg. appeasement, Munich Conference, non-aggression pact, Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Harry Truman, Pearl Harbor
*What werethe reasons that England and France did not try to stop Hitler as he gegan to take agressive actions ?
Identify; Axis powers, Allied powers, Bataan Death march, Battle of Midway, "Europe first" vs "Asia first" policy
Why were japanese Americans sent to internment camps ?
*Describe how the USA mobilized for war (economy, troops, enthusiasm,...)
What was the War Production Board ?
Identify; unconditional surrender, D-Day, Yalta Conference, Battle of the Bulge,
What decisions were made at the Tehran and yalta Conferences ?
*Identify: island hopping, kamikazes, Battle of Leyte Gulf, Manhattan Project, Battle of Iwo Jima,
What war crimes were committed by the Nazis ?
What was the Holocaust ?
Identify: GI Bill of rights, Nuremberg trials, Kristallnacht
*Explain the causes and effects of WW II