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10th Grade Chapter26

World War II (1939-1945)

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The Holocaust is an example of violations of human rights
During World War II, which geographic features contributed most to the Soviet Union's defense against the German invasion? size and climate
Which event is most closely associated with the start of World War II in Europe? invasion of Poland by Nazi forces
During World War II, which event occurred last? United Sates bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Which conflict is most closely associated with events in Nanjing, Dunkirk, and Hiroshima? World War II
Which was the major reason for the rise of dictatorship in Europe in the two decades following WWI? widespread economic disorder
Which group was accused of violating human rights in the city of Nanjing during World War II? Japanese
The imaginary line that divided the Western European countries from the Eastern European countries after World War II was known as the Iron Curtain
One reason that Britain and France agreed to appease Hitler at the Munich Conference was to prevent the start of another world war
Adolf Hitler was aided in his rise to power by the economic problems of post-World War I Germany
What was one reason the Nazi programs and policies of the early 1930's appealed to many German people in Germany? The people were frustrated with their current economic and political situations.
Which statement best describes the international situation in the decades just prior to both World War I and World War II? The United Sates was reluctant to become actively involved in European political affairs.
Which situation best illustrates a policy of appeasement? Parts if Czechoslovakia were given to Nazi Germany to avoid war.
The rise of aggressive fascist governments in Europe occurred during 1915-1945
The harsh conditions imposed by the Treaty of Versailles after World War I helped lay the foundation for the rise of fascism in Germany
During the mid-1930's, which characteristic was common to Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany, and Communist Russia? One-party system that denied basic human rights
Which statement best describes most Eastern European countries immediately after World War II? They became satellite states of the Soviet Union.
What was a major reason for Japan's invasion of Manchuria in 1931? Japan needed the natural resources available in Manchuria.
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