CHAPTER 35 AMERICA IN WORLD WAR II by sxd93332

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									CHAPTER 35: AMERICA IN WORLD WAR II
The Allies Trade Space for Time
Know: Germany First
19.      "America's task was far more complex and back-breaking [in World War II] than in World War I."
         Explain.




The Shock of War
Know: Axis Powers, Internment Camps, Korematsu v. U.S.
20.    How did the war affect liberal ideals and goals at home?




Building the War Machine
Know: War Production Board, War Labor Board
21.     What effects did the war have on manufacturing, agriculture and labor?




Makers of America: The Japanese
Know: Matthew Perry, Meiji Government, Picture Brides, Gentleman's Agreement, Issei, Nissei
22.     In what way can it be said that the reason's for Japanese immigrants' success also caused them
        trouble?




Manpower and Womanpower
Know: WAACS, WAVES, SPARS, GI, Braceros, Rosie the Riveter
23.   What opportunities were opened to women as a result of the war?




Wartime Migrations
Know: A. Philip Randolph, Fair Employment Practices Commission, Double V, CORE, Code Talkers, Zoot
        Suit Riots
24.     What effect did the war have on the nation's minorities?




Holding the Homefront
25.     What economic effects resulted from American participation in the war?
The Rising Sun in the Pacific
Know: Douglas MacArthur, Bataan Death March
26.     Describe Japanese victories in the Pacific in the months following Pearl Harbor.




Japan's High Tide at Midway
Know: Battle of the Coral Sea, Midway, Chester Nimitz
27.     Why was Midway an important battle?




American Leapfrogging Toward Tokyo
Know: Guadalcanal, Island Hopping, Guam
28.    What strategy did the United States use to defeat the Japanese?




The Allied Halting of Hitler
Know: Wolf Packs, Enigma, Erwin Rommel, Bernard Montgomery, El Alamein, Battle of Stalingrad
29.      "The war against Hitler looked much better at the end of 1942 than it had in the beginning." Explain.




A Second Front from North Africa to Rome
Know: Soft Underbelly of Europe, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Casablanca, Sicily
30.    Describe the purpose and outcome of the Invasion of North Africa.




D-Day: June 6, 1944
Know: Teheran, D-Day, Normandy, George Patton
31.     Why could June 6, 1944 be considered THE turning point of the war?




FDR: The Fourth-Termite of 1944
Know: Thomas Dewey, Henry Wallace, Harry S Truman
32.    Why was the choice of a vice-presidential candidate important and difficult for the democrats in 1944?




Roosevelt Defeats Dewey
Know: Fala
33.    What factors led to Roosevelt's victory over Dewey?
The Last Days of Hitler
Know: Battle of the Bulge, "Nuts," Elbe River, Holocaust, V-E Day
34.     Describe the last six months of war in Europe.




Japan Dies Hard
Know: Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Kamikazes
35.     Explain the meaning of the title of this section.




The Atomic Bombs
Know: Potsdam, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Hirohito
36.    What was the military impact of the atomic bomb?




The Allies Triumphant
Know: George Marshall
37.      "This complex conflict was the best fought war in America's history." Explain




Varying Viewpoints: The Atomic Bombs: Were They Justified?
38.     What questions concerning WWII have historians attempted to answer?

								
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