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4th Nine Weeks S.S

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Why Did Japan attack Pearl Harbor? We Cut off their Oil supply and Scrap Metal
During the massive military campaign known as D-Day, allied troops landed where? Normandy, France
The world body that was formed after World War II to help maintain peace was called? United Nations
What was the name of the trials that tried Nazi leaders for war crimes? Nuremberg Trails
The Holocaust was caused by Germany's attempt to do what? Create a master race
What was the Manhattan project? Project to build the Atomic Bomb
May 8th, the day after German leaders officially signed an unconditional surrender, was called? VE Day (Victory in Europe)
What was Germany's last offensive move during World War II? Battle of the Bulge
The largest seaborne invasion in history? D-Day (Americans and British landing in Normandy, France)
In the 1940's and 1950's, the area known as "behind the iron curtain" included? Russia
What was the purpose of the Truman Doctrine? Domino Theory
What action did General MacArthur take during the Korean War that immediately led to his discharge He was fired for criticizing the President
The Bay of Pigs was a failed attempt to overthrow who? Fidel Castro
What does 'perestroika' refer to? A new way of communism governing economics and politics
What mostly Hindu country has the world's largest democracy? India
As a British colony, this nation was called the Gold Coast? Ghana
What nation was formerly known as East Pakistan? Bangladesh
Describe the partition of India. India and Pakistan
The dividing of India into two nations was referred to as? Partition
This was the name taken by East Pakistan once they broke away from West Pakistan Bangladesh
What is the Domino Theory? If one country falls to communism nearby country will also fall to Communism
What was the Tet Offensive? January 1968. North Vietnam/Viet Cong attacks several cities and bases in South Vietnam
What happened on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas? President John F. Kennedy was assassinates by Lee Harvey Oswald
Who became president after Kennedy was assassinated? Lyndon Johnson
Why was the Tet Offensive considered the turning point of the war? Americans felt as if we could not win the war
Give three reasons why many Americans protested the war. Some thought we shouldn't be there, the fighting was wrong, and the cost to American society was too high
Give three reasons whythe war was so frustrating to US soldiers. No frontline, Climate and Weather, and Soldiers were Young and Inexperienced
Created by: Guthrb1