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World War 2 Vocab

US History STAAR EOC - World War 2 Unit

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________ was the only living African American to win the medal of honor in World War 2. Vernon Baker
Harry Truman dropped the _____ on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end the war quickly and save lives. atom bomb
The purpose of the Victory Gardens were to increase the ______ during a farm labor shortage. food supply
The _______ was passed in response to the election of Franklin Roosevelt to a 4th term. 22nd Amendment
The ______ were best known for creating a secret code for communicating battle plans between the allied units. Navajo Code Talkers
The government issued ration books to ensure the fair distribution of ___ goods scarce
The acceleration of the Manhattan Project was designed to develop a _______ that would gain advantage over enemies. new technology
The _______ was a forced walk that occurred after the Japanese invaded the Philippines Bataan Death March
One reason that Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec 7, 1941 was that the U.S. put a trade embargo on ____. oil
In June 1944, the U.S. Allied Force was sent to invade the beaches at _____, France. Normandy
Adolf Hilter and Joseph Stalin signed a _________ which stated neither of them would invade one another in World War 2. Non-aggression Pact
Hilter rose to power because of the _______ which ended World War 1 and punished Germany. Treaty of Versailles
The ____ were were volunteer fighter pilots whose primary job was to attack Japanese forces. Flying Tigers
The _____ were African-American fighter pilots who acted as bombing escorts and led to the desegregation of the armed forces. Tuskegee Airmen
Executive order 9066 involved the forced relocation of ____________________ to relocation centers/internment camps. Japanese Americans
WHEN THE JAPANESE AMERICANS WERE SENT TO RELOCATION CENTERS THEIR ____ & ____ AMENDMENTS WERE VIOLATED (SEARCH & SEIZURE AND EQUAL PROTECTION). 4th & 14th
THE MASS GENOCIDE OF UPWARDS OF 6 MILLION JEWS DURING WORLD WAR 2, LED BY ADOLF HITLER, WAS CALLED THE ___________________. Holocaust
THE _______________ WAS FORMED IN 1942 TO CREATE PRO-ALLIED AND ANTI-AXIS PROPAGANDA TO SUPPORT THE WAR EFFORT. Office of War Information
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