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Chapter 14 Vocab US


totalitarianism theory of government in which a single party or leader controls the economic, social, and cultural lives of its people.
anti-Sematic prejudice against Jewish people
Spanish Civil War bloody conflict that raged from 1936 until 1939
appeasement grating concessions to a potential enemy in the hope that it will maintain peace
Anschluss union of Germany and Austria
Munich Pact agreement reached at the conference, preserved "peace for our time"
blitzkrieg sudden attack
Axis Powers Germany, Italy, Japan, and several other nations
Allies Britain, France, and eventually many other nations, including the Soviet Union, the United States, and China
Neutrality Act of 1939 included a cash-and-carry provision
Tripartite Pact bond of German, Italy, and Japan
Lend-Lease Act authorized Roosevelt to "sell, transfer title to, exchange, lease, lend, or otherwise dispose of, to any such government any defense article"
Atlantic Charter document that endorsed national self-determination and an international system of "general security"
Pearl Harbor the site of the United States Navy's main Pacific base
WAC (Women's Army Crops) provided clerical workers, truck drivers, instructors, and lab technicians for the United States Army.
Bataan Death March 7000+ American and Filipino troops died during the journey to Bataan Peninsula (63 miles)
Battle of Coral Sea helped to kindle hope for the American military in the Pacific
Created by: Lugano