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GavinC Chpt 26


Appeasement the practice of giving in to an aggressor nation’s demands in order to preserve peace & avoid war, for example: when Great Britain & France gave in to Hitler at the Munich Conference
Totalitarian State a country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of the lives of its people, for example: Nazi German and the Soviet Union
Munich Conference a conference in Sept. 1938 where Hitler assured France & Great Britain that he would take no more territory if they allowed him to have the Sudetenland
Pearl Harbor the immediate cause for US entry into WWII when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941
Holocaust Hitler’s policy of ethnic cleansing when he had 6 million Jews killed
Importance of D-Day turning point of W.W.II- AKA operation Overlord when on June 6, 1944 the Allies invaded Normandy, France to start the liberation of Europe
Nuremberg Trials war crimes trials against Nazi & Japanese leaders after WWII
United Nations the international organization formed in 1945 at the end of WWII to help solve conflicts between nations before the erupted into global warfare
Created by: Gavin_Corey
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