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S.S. Ch. 8 S. 1

Vocabulary Section 1

Benito Mussolini Italian Fascist dictator
Facism political philosophy that advocates a strong nationalistic dictatorship
Adolf Hitler German dictator, Nazi party head
Joseph Stalin communist dictator of the Soviet Union 1924-1953
Axis the Rome-Berlin Axis; the alliance between Italy and Germany, later joined by Japan
Neville Chamberlain Prime Minister of Great Britain, made Munich Agreement with Hitler
Appeasement meeting demands of a hostile power in order to avoid war
Blitzkrie German word "lightning war" tactics
Lend-Lease Act allowed the U.S. to lend weapons the the Allies
Pearl Harbor U.S. naval base attacked by Japanese force on Dec. 7, 1941
Hideki Tojo Prime Minister of Japan 1941-1944
Infamy evil fame or reputation
Created by: hudsonlb