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Ch 14 Vocab Terms

The Coming of War 1931-1942

1. Totalitrianism Theory of governemtn in which a single party or leader controls the economic, social, and cultural lives of its people
2. Anti-Semitic Prejudiced against Jewish people
3. Spanish Civil War Nationalist forces led by General Francisco Franco rebelled against the democratic Republican government of Spain
4. Appeasment Policy of granting concessions in order to keep the peace
5. Anschluss Union of Germany and Austria in 1933
6. Munich Pact Agreement made between Germany, Italy, Great Britian, and France in 1938 that sacrificed the Sudetenland to preserve peace
7. Blitzkrieg "lightening war" that emphasized the use of speed and firepower to penetrate deep into the enemy's territory
8. Axis Powers Group of countires led by Germany, Italy, and Japan that fought the Allies in World War 2
9. Allies Group of countires led by Britian, France, the United States, and the Soviet Union that fought the Axis Powers in World War 2
10. Neutrality Act of 1939 Act that allowed nations at war to buy goods and arms in the United States if they paid cash and carried the merchandise in their own ships
11. Tripartite Pact Agreement that created an alliance between Germany, Italy, and Japan during World War 2
12. Lend-Lease Act Act passed in 1941 that allowed President Roosevelt to sell or lend war supplies to any country whose defense he considered vital to the saftey of the United States
13. Atlantic Chater Joint declearation made in August 1941 by Great Britian and the Unitied States, during World War 2 that endorsed national self-determination and an interational system of general sercurity
14. Pearl Habor American military base attacked by the Japanese on December 7, 1941
15. WAC (Women's Army Corps) US army group established during World War 2 so that women could serve in noncombat roles
16. Bataan Death March During World War 2, the forced march of Amercian and Filipino prisoners of war under brutal conditions by the Japanese military
17. Battle of Coral Seas World War 2 battle that took place between Japanese and American aircraft carriers
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