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World War II

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The zoot suit riots in Los Angeles revealed what? the racial tension between Mexican Americans and mainstream society
American neutrality was tested when this country was attacked in the 1930's china
How did the World War II impact African Americans It expanded African Americans economic opportunities
Which group resulted from a conference among the Allies held during World War II? United Nations
Which statement explains the evolution of American foreign policy between 1935 and 1941? The United Sates went from a policy of strict neutrality to aiding the Allies and making preparations for war.
What statement explains why the United States did not enter World War II until directly attacked by Japan? isolationist sentiment was strong in the United States.
How did the United States continue trade during the war without actually entering the war effort? it established the cash-and-carry policy for warring nations
FDR was more sympathetic to the allied cause due to his friendly relationship with which leader? Winston Churchill
Which statement describes how the outcome of the battle of midway impacted World War II? the U.S. victory allowed the navy to advance across the Pacific.
Why did Congress authorize the cash and carry provision of the Neutrality Act of 1937? to allow the united states to profit from wartime trade
Which conference was held to decide how to address the issues arising from the surrender of Nazi Germany? Potsdam Conference
How did President Roosevelt get around the Neutrality Acts after Japan invaded China in 1937? allowing the transportation of arms to the Chinese on British Ships
The Atlantic Charter was an agreement between which countries? United Sates and Britain
Why did the Supreme Court ruling in Korematsu v. United States (1944) anger supporters of civil liberties? It made the internment of certain American citizens legitimate.
"Italy wants peace and quiet, work and calm. I will give these things with love if possible and with force if necessary." This quote is associated with which movement that led to the outbreak of World War II? the rise of fascism
How did the United States' entry into World War II affect the American economy? it decreased unemployment significantly
How did the U.S. government pay for the war effort during World War II? increased taxes and started selling war bonds.
"Nobody actually wants to cause the destruction we caused. But it was through a necessity rather than a wanton type of destruction. It was something that had to be done." With which principle associated with the Nuremberg Trials would Shumard agree? A solider must always follow orders.
"Why die for democracy for some foreign country when we don't even have it here?" What was a long-term consequences of the sentiment expressed in the quote above? African Americans increased their push for the civil rights on the home front.
Which of the following describes one effect the United States' entrance into World War II had on minority groups? increased job opportunities
In which country was Auschwitz, the most famous most of Nazi death camps located? poland
"We call upon the government of Japan to proclaim now the unconditional surrender of all Japanese armed forces, and....... What does this statement indicate about the use of the atomic bomb in World War II? The leaders of Great Britain and the Soviet Union supported dropping the bomb.
Which action changed the intent of the Neutrality Acts passed by Congress in 1935, 1937, and 1939? passage of Lend-Lease Act
How did the Munich Pact contribute to the outbreak of World War II? it encouraged German territorial expansion
Which group was persecuted during the Holocaust for religious and political reasons? Jehovah's Witnesses
Which group was sent to both Nazi concentration camps and Soviet labor camps? poles
Created by: HannahErin