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Stufflet Unit 17

Unit 17 APUSH

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term that sums up US foreign policy between World War I and World War II; refers to idea that US stayed out of world affairs isolationism
Senate committee that said US entered WWI to make $ for bankers, munitions makers Nye Committee (1934-36)
organization that mobilized US public opinion against WWII America First Committee (1940)
plans that were meant to re-structure German reparation payments to France and Britain in 1920s Dawes and Young Plans (1920s)
term to describe FDR's foreign policy toward Latin America; among other things, it called for nullification of Platt Amendment Good Neighbor Policy
term FDR used to refer to the US policy of supplying democratic nations (Great Britain) with war materials “arsenal of democracy”
term Japanese used to refer to area they wished to control and exploit for raw materials in eastern hemisphere “Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere”
term to describe British and French policy that allowed Hitler to take numerous territories in pre-WWII Europe without a fight appeasement
said US would supply any nation with weapons if that nation paid cash and used own ships to transport weapons (favored Brits) “cash and carry”, 1939
Brits got 50 ships; US got bases in Caribbean Destroyers for bases, 1940
Brits got all weapons they needed; US leased various British naval bases in Caribbean and Canada Lend-Lease, 1941
agreement between US and Britain that affirmed US-British goals/alliance/special relationship Atlantic Charter, 1941
Hawaiian naval base that was attacked by Japanese on 12/7/41; brought US into WWII Pearl Harbor
government agency that converted and expanded US factories for wartime production War Production Board
government agency that regulated prices to control inflation and implemented rationing Office of Price Administration
government agency that emlisted famous filmmakers, etc. to promote idea that US was fighting for the "American way of life" Office of War Information
African-American slogan that promoted idea of victory over foreign enemies and victory for civil rights at home Double “V”
ethnic riots that resulted from influx of Mexican workers into Los Angeles in 1943 “zoot suit” riots
required all Japanese nationals and Japanese-Americans to be held in internment camps for duration of WWII Executive Order 9066
Supreme Court case that upheld constitutionality of Executive Order 9066 Korematsu v US (1944)
the largest of the Japanese internment camps Manzanar
term for female who worked in industrial jobs during war “Rosie the Riveter”
code name for Allied invasion of northern France in 1944; also called D-Day Operation Overlord
forced march of captured Americans in Philippines; 60 miles w/o food, water for shipment to prison camps; 7,000 Americans die Bataan Death March
Native-Americans whose language provided a code of communication that Japanese couldn't break in Pacific war Navajo Signal Corps
code name for US atomic bomb program; 1st proposed by Albert Einstein Manhattan Project
assumed Presidency upon FDR's death Harry Truman
scientific leader of US atomic bomb program Robert Oppenheimer
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