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Which of the following is NOT an Allied Power? A. United States B. Italy C. Great Britain D. Soviet Union B. Italy
Which of the following is an axis power? A. Australia B. Great Britain C. Japan D. Africa C. Japan
Which of the following is NOT a dictator? A. Adolf Hitler B. Hideki Tojo C. Benito Mussolini D. Harry S. Truman D. Harry S. Truman
Which country started off as an Axis power but joined the Allied Powers once it was invaded? A. The Soviet Union B. Japan C. Germany D. Britain A. The Soviet Union
What did Germany, Italy, and Japan do that began WWII? They wanted more land and power so they started to invade bordering countries
How did the Navajo Code Talkers help the Allied Powers in WWII? No one else knew the language so the Allied Powers used it to communicate without the Axis Powers knowing what they're saying.
The United States tried to support isolationism at the beginning of the war. What is isolationism? policy where the United States tried to stay neutral and out of the war
Why did many Americans want isolationism? they remembered the horrors of WWI and were still going through the Great Depression
What are two ways that the government encouraged Americans at home to help in the war? Possible Answers: drafted young men, asked factories to produce war goods, posted propaganda, encouraged victory gardens, encouraged scrap drives
True or False: Nazis arrested Jews and sent them to concentration camps where most died. True
True of False: The United States sent Japanese Americans to relocation camps because they were scared of them after Pearl Harbor. True
True or False: At the start of the war, African American men were treated equal to white men in factories and the Air Force. False
What is one way that women helped the war-effort? Possible Answers: served in the military, nurses, mechanics, radio operators / coding, worked in factories
What is the name of the event that caused France and Britain to declare war on Germany? the Invasion of Poland
What is the name of the event that caused the United States to enter WWII? the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Who invented the atomic bomb and what was it's code name? Albert Einstein and the Manhattan Project
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