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Chapter 14/15 Vocab

Mrs. Hunt Ch. 14/15 Vocabulary

1.) Totalitarism
2.) Anti-Semitism discrimination against Jewish people
3.) Spanish Civil War Nationalist forces that rebelled against the Democratic Republican government of Spain
4.) Appeasement granting concessions in order to keep the peace
5.) Anschluss union of Germany and Austria in 1933
6.) Munich Pact agreement made to sacrifice the Sudentenland to preserve peace
7.) Blitz Krieg "lightning war", used speed and firepower to penetrate the enemy's territory
8.) Axis Powers group of countries consisting of Germany, Italy, and Japan who fought the Allied Powers
9.) Allied Powers group of countries that fought the Axis Powers in WWII, consisting of G.B, France, U.S, S.U
10.) Neutrality Act of 1939 act that allowed nations at war to buy goods and arms in the U.S if they paid cash
11.) Tripartite Pact
12.) Lend-Lease Act act passed in 1941 that allowed Roosevelt to sell or len war supplies to allies of the U.S
13.) Atlantic Charter declaration that endorsed national self-determination and a system of security
14.) Pearl Harbor American military base attacked by the Japanese on December 7, 1941
15.) WAC
16.) Bataan Death March during WWII, march of American/Filipino prisoners under bad conditions by Japan
17.) Battle of Coral Sea WWII battle that took place between Japanese and American aircraft carriers
18.) Unconditional Surrender
19.) Saturation Bombing tactic of dropping massive amounts of bombs in order to inflict maximum damage
20.) Strategic Bombing tactic of dropping bombs on key political and industrial targets
21.) Tuskagee Airmen
22.) Battle of Midway turning point of WWII in the Pacific, in which the Japanese advancement was ceized
23.) Executive Order 8802 WWII measure that assured hiring practices in any job funded by the government
24.) Bracero Program plan that brought laborers from Mexico to work on American farms
25.) Internment temporary imprisonment of members of a specific group
26.) Korematsu V United States
27.) 442 Regimental Combat Team
28.) Rationing government controlled
29.) OWI government agency that supported the war effort during WWII
30.) D-Day June 6, 1944, the day the Allied powers landed on the beaches of Normandy, France
31.) Battle of the Bulge December 1944, Hitler ordered a counterattack on Allied troops in Belgium
32.) Island Hopping WWII strategy that involved seizing select islands held by Japan in the Pacific
33.) Kamikaze Japanese pilots who intentionally crashed planes into American ships in WWII
34.) Manhattan Project code name of the project that developed the atomic bomb
35.) Holocaust name now used to describe the systematic murder of the Jews by the nazis
36.) Nuremberg Laws law enacted by Hitler that denied German citizenship to Jews
37.) Kristallnacht organized attacks on Jewish communities in Germany on November 9, 1938
38.) Genocide willful annihilation of a racial, political, or cultural group
39.) Concentration Camp camps used by the Nazis to imprison members of society
40.) Death Camp nazi camp designed for the extermination of prisoners
41.) War Refugee Board
42.) Yalta Conference
43.) Superpower powerful country that plays a dominant economic, political, and military roles
44.) GATT international agreement first signed in 1947, aimed at lowering trade barriers
45.) United Nations
46.) Universal Declaration of Human Rights
47.) Geneva Convention international agreement governing the humane treatment of wounded soldiers & prisoners
48.) Nuremberg Trials trials in which nazi leaders were charged with war crimes