Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

AC - Ch.17: WWII

Am. Cultures - Ch.17: WWII

Totalitarian A government that exerts total control over the nation and citizens' lives
Fascism Political philosophy that emphasizes the importance of the nation or an ethnic group, and the supreme authority of the leader over that of the individual
Purge In political terms, the process of removing enemies and undesirable individuals from power
Nazism An extreme form of fascism shaped by Adolf Hitler's fanatical ideas about German nationalism and racial superiority
Axis Powers In WWII, Germany, Italy, and Japan
Appeasement Policy of giving in to a competitor's demands in order to preserve the peace
Blitzkrieg Kind of warfare emphasizing rapid and mechanized movement; used by Germany during WWII
Collaboration Close cooperation
Resistance Movement in France that opposed German occupation during WWII
Allies In WWII, the alliance of Great Britain, the U.S., the Soviet Union, and other nations
Manchurian Incident In 1931, Japanese troops, claiming that Chinese soldiers had tried to blow up a railway line, took matters in their own hands by capturing many southern Manchurian cities and by continuing to take over the country even after Chinese troops had withdrawn
Puppet state A supposedly independent country under the control of a powerful neighbor
Burma Road A 700-mile-long highway linking Burma (present-day Myanmar) to China
Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere As announced in 1940 by Japan's prime minister, the area extending from Manchuria to the Dutch East Indies in which Japan would expand its influence
Neutrality Acts 1939 laws designed to keep the U.S. out of future wars
Cash and carry WWII policy requiring nations at war to pay cash for all nonmilitary goods and to be responsible for transporting the goods from the U.S.
America First Committee Group formed in 1940 by isolationists to block further aid to Britain
Lend-Lease Act 1941 law that authorized the President to aid any nation whose defense he believed was vital to American security
Created by: tmgilbert