Answers 1108 1. Great Britain’s leader during World War II was: D.Winston Churchill 2. World War II officially began in Europe when: A. Hitler invaded Poland in 1939 3. To get needed supplies to Great Britain and Russia in 1941 without antagonizing isolationists in America, President Roosevelt launched: C. The Lend-Lease Program 4. In 1931, the illusion of peace was shattered by the Japanese invasion of : C. Manchuria 5. The Good Neighbor Policy promised Latin America countries: B. a cooperative, rather than paternalistic, relationship with the United States 6. During World War II, Germany, Italy, and Japan were collectively known as: C. the Axis powers 7. The American fleet at Pearl Harbor was caught by surprise when Japan attacked because: A. of human miscalculations and mistakes. 8. For much of the war, the Allies differed vigorously over: A. whether the war with Japan or Germany should take precedent. 9. United States troops first went into combat against German troops in: D. North Africa 10. Compared with the American contribution to the defeat of Germany, the Soviet Union’s was: this is a tricky question based on your teacher’s opinion. The answer is either A. about the same or B. significantly larger. The Soviet Union lost more soldiers fighting Germany, but the United States kept the Soviet Union able to fight by providing massive amounts of war materials. Unless you can tell from what you teacher has told you in class, I would guess that B will be your teacher’s answer. 11. With the outbreak of war in Europe in 1939, President Roosevelt: D. loaned massive quantities of war supplies to France and England 12. Britain and France responded to initial German aggression by: A. attempting to appease Hitler 13. The Munich Conference considered Germany’s demands on: B. the Sudenten region of Czechoslovakia 14. During 1940-1941, President Roosevelt attempted to halt Japanese aggression in Asia by: D. applying economic pressure on Japan through a trade embargo. 15. During World War II, Japanese Americans: C. were forced to live as prisoners in concentration camps. 16.
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