Name: ________________________________________ Chapter 29 Sections 2, 3 and 4 Bookwork For each date given, list the event that took place. Answer all of the following questions in complete sentences. Ch. 29 Section 2: The Axis Advances The Axis Attacks September 1, 1939 ________________________________________________ April 1940 ______________________________________________________ June 22, 1940 ___________________________________________________________ o Why was Germany so successful in conquering lands? September 7, 1940 __________________________________________________________ o What lessons might the British have learned from their experience of “the blitz”? June 1941 ________________________________________________ o Which regions fell under Axis rule between 1939 and 1941? Germany Invades the Soviet Union June 1941 ___________________________________________________________ o What caused Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union to stall? Life Under Nazi and Japanese Occupation o How did Hitler’s views about race lead to the murder of six million Jewish people and millions of Slavs, Gypsies, and others? o Do you think that Hitler’s “Final Solution” would have any effect on fighting in the war? Why or why not? Japan Attacks the United States March 1941 _________________________________________________________ o What were Japan’s goals at the break out of World War II? December 7, 1941 __________________________________________________ o Why did Japanese leaders view the United States as an enemy? o How did Pearl Harbor change the isolationist policies of the United States? Ch. 29 Section 3: The Allies Turn the Tide All-Out War How did the Allies mobilize all of their resources for the war effort? The Allies Forge Ahead 1942-1943 __________________________________________________________ June 1942 _____________________________________________________ o What were some of the disagreements/problems between the Allied powers in 1943? January 1943 _________________________________________________ July 1943 ______________________________________________________ o How did the Allies push back the Axis powers on four fronts? The Allies Push Toward Germany June 6, 1944 ______________________________________________ o What is the significance of this event? o In what ways did the Allied powers work to cripple Germany? February 1945 ______________________________________________________ o What agreements did Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin come to at Yalta? Ch. 29 Section 4: Victory in Europe and the Pacific Nazis Defeated March 1945 __________________________________________________________ May 7, 1945 ________________________________________________________ May 8, 1945 ________________________________________ o Why were the allied powers able to defeat the axis powers in Europe? Struggle for the Pacific What strategy did General MacArthur use to fight the Japanese in the Pacific? Defeat for Japan March 1945-July 1945 ________________________________________________________ July 1945 ____________________________________________________ August 6, 1945 ________________________________________________________ August 8, 1945 ________________________________________________________ August 9, 1945 _____________________________________________________ September 2, 1945 ______________________________________________________________ o What strategies did the Allies use to end the war with Japan?
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