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WWII pt 2

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What was the main reason(s) that Japan decided to attack the American Naval base at Pearl Harbor? We had put an embargo on them
Nationalist forces led by General Francisco Franco against the Democratic Republic government caused this event which lasted for 3 years? Spanish Civil War
This was passed in 1941 & gave the U.S. the right to sell or lend war supplies to any country whose defense was vital to the safety of the U.S.? Lend-Lease Act
This is the estimated number of total deaths worldwide that resulted from WWII? 80 Million
This was the code name for the project that developed the atomic bomb? Manhattan Project
November 9, 1938 organized attacks on Jewish businesses & synagogues in Germany-Also known as the “Night of Broken Glass”? kristallnacht
Camps used by Nazis to imprison “undesirable” members of society? concentration camps
He was the leading physicist that helped develop the atomic bomb? J. Robert Oppenheimer
This was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. It is a word of Greek origin meaning "sacrifice by fire." Holocaust
This regiment was a fighting unit composed almost entirely of American soldiers of Japanese ancestry who fought in World War II. 442nd REGIMENTAL COMBAT TEAM
African American leaders stressed the need for this, victory against fascism abroad and victory against discrimination at home? Double-V Campaign
The atomic bomb was used by the U.S. on the following Japanese cities? Hiroshima & Nagasaki
This was founded in 1945 to promote peace? United Nations (UN)
This-also known as the Ardennes Offensive, was the largest battle fought on the Western Front in Europe during World War II; it is also the largest battle ever fought by the United States Army. Battle of the Bulge
June 6, 1944 the Allied invasion of Normandy, France-the start of the liberation of Europe? D-Day
This was a Nazi camp designed for the extermination of prisoners? Death Camps
This was a WWII strategy that involved seizing selected Japanese-held islands in the Pacific while bypassing others? island-hopping
The willful annihilation of a racial, political, or cultural group? genocide
He was the U.S. President that had to decide on the use of atomic weapons against Japan? Harry S. Truman
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