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Ch 29 wh test review

Test Review Questions chapter 29

QuestionAnswer
Allowed the U.S. President to aid American Allies Lend-Lease Act
German City in which Allies held war criminal trials Nuremberg
Giving in to an aggressor's demands to maintain peace Appeasement
Site of Allied War strategy meeting Yalta
Intended to prevent US involvement in a European War Neutrality Acts
"Lightning War" Blitzkrieg
Hitler's plan for the union of Austria and Germany Anschluss
Site of major Russian victory over Russian troops Stalingrad
Opposition to all war Pacifism
Location of first US atomic bombing Hiroshima
What did the Nazi-Soviet Pact accomplish for Germany? It gave Germany a free hand in Poland
What was one reason why the Spanish Civil War was called a "dress rehearsal" for World War II? The Nazis used the war to test their new weapons
Hitler decided to invade the Soviet Union because He wanted the Soviet Union's vast natural resources
In what French city did German forces set up a "puppet state" capital after conquering France? Vichy
How did Churchill and Roosevelt give in to Stalin at the conference in Tehran in 1943? They let the borders in the Nazi-Soviet Pact stand
What was important about the Battle of the Bulge? It delayed the Allied advance from the West
The German Air Force was almost grounded by the time of the D-Day invasion because The Germans had little fuel due to Allied bombing
The U.S. strategy of "island hopping" in the Pacific Allowed the US to gradually move north toward Japan
What was one of Stalin's major goals in Eastern Europe after World War II? To create a protective buffer zone of friendly governments
The Truman Doctrine was rooted in the idea of Containment
The League of Nations voted sanctions against which country for invading Ethiopia in 1935? Italy
Through what action did Hitler violate the Versailles treaty in 1936? He sent troops into the Rhineland
What did the British and French do at the Munich Conference in 1938 to avoid war? They persuaded the Czechs to surrender the Sudetenland
What was usually the first stage of Hitler's blitzkrieg strategy? The Luftwaffe attacked ground targets from the air
How did the Germans change their tactics in preparing for Operation Sea Lion? They began to bomb London and other cities
What U.S. action influenced the Japanese decision to attack the United States in 1941? The US banned the sale of iron, steel, and oil to Japan
During World War II, "Rosie the Riveter" came to symbolize The women who worked in US manufacturing plants
In 1942, what priority did Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin set in the war? To achieve victory in Europe before trying to achieve it in Asia
What stopped the German advance during the invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941? The terrible winter of 1941-42
What was the Manhattan Project? A code name for atomic bomb research
Who were the kamikaze? Japanese pilots who crashed into Allied warships
What action did the Western Allies take after World War II that caused Soviets to strengthen their hold on East Germany? They helped western Germany rebuild its economy
What was the importance of the Battle of El Alamein in 1942? The British stopped the German advance in North Africa
What did the Soviet Union do during Gernany's invasion of Poland in 1939? It attacked Poland from the East as part of the Nazi-Soviet Pact
What happened at Dunkirk in the Spring of 1940? British Forces successfully retreated across the English Channel
Created by: Tombrady12