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World War II

When World War II began, the United States was Neutral
The United States entered World War II immediately after the bombing of Pearl harbor
Which group of Americans was forced to move to relocation camps? Japanese-Americans
On D-Day, the Allies invaded France to drive out the Nazis
Symbol of women working during WWII Rosie the Riveter
The powerful secret weapon the United States developed during World War II was the atomic bomb
These trials were held to punish the Nazis for war crimes: Nuremberg Trials or Scopes Trial Nuremberg Trials
This law was passed to draft men to serve in the military during WWII. Selective Service Act
An example of imperialism in the 1930’s was the invading of countries by Germany , Italy, and Japan
Define imperialism. Taking control of another nation or territory.
The symbol of the United States of America Uncle Sam
This American President ran for office for the third time in 1940. Some people were very upset that a person was running for three terms. He said, “Don’t change horses in the middle of the stream.” His name was FDR
December 7, 1941 is an important date in American History because Japan attacked Pearl Harbor
This ship was sunk after delivering the a-bomb. For almost five days survivors were attacked by sharks. USS Indianapolis
How did WWII affect jobs in America Unemployment decreased
WWII ended the Great... Depression
During WWII did the government's role in regulating the economy increase or decrease? Increase
During World War II, African Americans, Hispanics and Japanese Americans served in the war with honor - True or False True
This President ordered the use of atomic bombs on Japan President Truman
The first city destroyed by an atomic bomb was. Hiroshima
Using small amount of an item to avoid shortages is called Rationing
One of the horrible death camps used during the Holocaust was Auschwitz
African American pilots who serve with honor despite discrimination. Tuskegee Airmen
List the 3 countries which were part of the Axis side in WWII ("G.I.Joe") Germany, Italy, Japan
Which side did America fight on during WWII? Ally
Which side did Great Britain fight on during WWII? Ally
Which side did France fight on during WWII? Ally
Which side did Soviet Union fight on during WWII? Ally
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