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American History I
World War II Revision

Identify:
Winston Churchill___________________________________________________________________
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Adolf Hitler________________________________________________________________________
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Joseph Stalin_______________________________________________________________________
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Benito Mussolini_____________________________________________________________________
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Francisco Franco____________________________________________________________________
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Mein Kampf________________________________________________________________________
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Lend-Lease Act______________________________________________________________________
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Blitzkrieg___________________________________________________________________________
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Appeasement_______________________________________________________________________
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Dunkirk____________________________________________________________________________
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Fascism____________________________________________________________________________
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Axis Powers_________________________________________________________________________
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Totalitarian_________________________________________________________________________
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Resistance_________________________________________________________________________
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Allies_____________________________________________________________________________
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Collaboration_______________________________________________________________________
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GI________________________________________________________________________________
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Carpet bombing_____________________________________________________________________
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Kamikaze__________________________________________________________________________
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D-Day_____________________________________________________________________________
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Island hopping______________________________________________________________________
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Rosie the Riveter_____________________________________________________________________
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Internment camps___________________________________________________________________
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Victory gardens_____________________________________________________________________
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Wildcat strikes______________________________________________________________________
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Main Ideas:
1.     What did Italy, Germany, and Japan have in common in the 1930’s?_____________________
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2.    What prompted the United States to enter the war in 1941?_____________________________
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3.    The Axis Powers were named for the “axis” between which two European capitals?__________
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4.    What historical event contributed to the rise of fascism in both Italy and Germany, and to the
      rise of totalitarianism in the Soviet Union?___________________________________________
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5.    Why did two Chinese leaders, Jiang Jieshi and Mao Zedong, unite?________________________
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6.    What did the Ford Motor Company make during World War II?___________________________
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7.    What was the main war strategy that Roosevelt and Churchill first agreed on?_______________
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8.    What was the complicated Allied invasion to take Europe back from the Axis Powers called?___
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9.    After World War II, what organization was formed on the basis of the Atlantic Charter?_______
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10.   What was the “final solution to the Jewish question,” announced by the Nazis at the Wannsee
      Conference?___________________________________________________________________
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11.   What important idea came out of the Nuremberg Trials?________________________________
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12.   In what battle did the Allies sink all four Japanese carriers and 250 planes?_________________
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13.   By using island hopping, what were the Allies able to attack earlier than expected?___________
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14.   What was the goal of the Manhattan Project?_________________________________________
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15.   Why did Japan surrender?________________________________________________________
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16.   What role did African Americans play in World War II?__________________________________
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17.   What are “code talkers”?_________________________________________________________
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18.   In what part of the world were the battles of the Coral Sea, Midway, and Guadalcanal fought?_
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19.   What finally brought an end to World War II?_________________________________________
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20.   What and when is V-E Day?_______________________________________________________
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