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WWII Vocabulary

5th Grade Chapter Test

DefinitionVocabulary Term
What is the term for a leader with complete control of a country's government? Dictator
Who was the President at the beginning of WWII? Franklin D. Roosevelt
Who was the dictator of Germany? Hitler
What is the term for a form of government where individual freedoms are denied? Fascism
Who is the dictator of Italy? Benito Mussolini
What was the name of the group for Germany, Italy, and Japan? Axis Powers
What was the name of the group for Britain, France, and the United States? Allied Powers
Who was the leader of the British government? Winston Churchill
What is the name of the policy where the United States was sending military supplies to Britain to help fight in the war? Lend-Lease
Who was the leader of Japan? Hideki Tojo
What was the name of the naval base that Japan bombed? Pearl Harbor
Who was the leader of the Soviet Union (USSR)? Joseph Stalin
What is the term for limiting the amount of supplies given to people? The government did this through the use of stamps. Rationing
What was the name of the all African American pilot team, the first in history? Tuskegee Airmen
What is the name of the bomb that Americans dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki? Atomic Bomb
Who created the Atomic Bomb? Albert Einstein
What was the code name given to building the atomic bomb? Manhattan Project
What is the name of this event: Japan hoped to destroy the rest of the US navy ships but the US won. Japan was no longer strong enough to continue conquering new land. Battle of Midway
What is the name of this event: Allied troops fought their way across the border of Germany and captured the capital. Hitler killed himself Battle of the Bulge
What is the strategy for capturing Japan's important islands one at a time? Island hopping
Who was the president at the end of WWII? President Harry S. Truman
Where was the atomic bomb dropped? Hiroshima and Nagasaki
What is the name of this event: Britain and France joined together as the allied powers and declared war on Germany Invasion of Poland
What is the name of this event: “Victory in Europe” Germany surrendered. V-E Day
Created by: Brittany_Turner