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USHistory Chap 16-17

US History Chapter 16-17 Review Vocab B

TermDefinition
Nazism Extreme nationalism - Uniting all German speaking people in a great German empire.
Non-Aggression Pact Pact between Germany and Russia not to fight each other.
Blitzkrieg Lightning war strategy used by Germany against Poland.
Rationing Restricting the amount of food and other goods people may buy during wartime to assure adequate supplies for the military.
Office of Price Administration Agency of the federal government that fought inflation.
Island-Hopping Island by island the US won territory back from the Japanese.
Kamikaze Japanese suicide flight.
Executive Order 9066 Gave military officials the power to limit the civil rights of Japanese Americans.
Yalta Conference Meeting at Yalta between Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill to determine fate of Germany and the postwar world.
Manhattan Project Secret research project that resulted in the atomic bomb.
Little Boy/Fat Man Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
VE Day/VJ Day Victory in Europe Day, May 8, 1945.
December 7, 1941 The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, causing the US to declare war the next day.
June 6, 1944 Code named Operation overlord. First day of the invasion of Normandy in Northern France.
Nazism Extreme nationalism.
Non-Aggression Pact Agreement between Germany and Russia not to fight each other.
Blitzkrieg Lightning war strategy used by Germany against Poland.
Rationing Restricting the amount of food and other goods people may buy during wartime to assure adequate supplies for the military.
Office of Price Administration Agency of the federal government that fought inflation.
Island-Hopping Island by island the US won territory back from the Japanese.
Kamikaze Japanese suicide flight.
Executive Order 9066 Gave military officials the power to limit the civil rights of Japanese Americans.
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