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U.S. CH 14

World War II

1. Cost-plus
2. Disenfranchised
3. War Production board
4. Office of War Mobilization
5. “Double V” campaign
6. Tuskegee Airmen the first black servicemen to serve as military aviators in the U.S. armed forces, flying with distinction during World War II.
7. Women’s Army corps
8. Convoy system
9. Admiral Chester Nimitz served as an Admiral in the Battle of Midway in 1942; commanded the American fleet in the Pacific Ocean; With intercepted information, Nimitz headed the Japanese off and defeated them.
10. General Douglas MacArthur commander in chief of US forces in the Pacific Theater of operations; Left the Philippines vowing "I shall return"; Truman fired during Korean War for insubordination;
11. Bataan Death March
12. Sunbelt
13. Zoot suit vs. victory suit
14. Nuremberg Trials
15. United Nations
16. Great Migration
17. Bracero Program
18. Office of Price Administration
19. Korematsu v. United States 1944 landmark United States Supreme Court case concerning the constitutionality of Executive Order 9066, which ordered Japanese Americans into internment camps during World War II.
20. Casablanca Conference
21. D-Day
22. Guadalcanal
23. Tehran conference
24. Battle of the Bulge
25. V-E Day and V-J Day
26. Harry S. Truman 33rd U.S. president; succeeded Franklin D. Roosevelt upon his death in April 1945; led the country through the last few months of World War II; best known for making the controversial decision to use two atomic bombs against Japan in August 1945.
27. Manhattan Project