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Unit 8 – WWII and the 1940s Jeopardy Review A confinement or a restriction in movement, especially under wartime conditions.

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2 Unit 8 – WWII and the 1940s Jeopardy Review

3 A confinement or a restriction in movement, especially under wartime conditions

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5 Internment

6 What is the name of the invasion by Allies on to Axis-controlled North Africa, with the intention to regain control?

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8 Operation Torch

9 What was an agency established during WWII to coordinate the production of military supplies by U.S. Industries?

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11 War Production Board What was an agency established during WWII to coordinate the production of military supplies by U.S. Industries?

12 Who was the commander of the American naval forces in the Pacific that moved to defend Midway specifically?

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14 Chester Nimitz

15 1. It allowed Britain, and later the USSR, to borrow the military supplies they needed from the U.S.

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17 Lend-Lease Act of 1941

18 1. It allowed Britain, and later the USSR, to borrow the military supplies they needed from the U.S.

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20 Lend-Lease Act of 1941

21 2. The conditions of these acts effectively surrendered freedom of the seas by barring American U. S. ships from transporting goods into war zones

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23 Neutrality Acts of 1935 and 1937

24 4. This Nazi action followed in the month after the signing of the Soviet/Nazi Non-Aggression Pact

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26 Invasion of Poland

27 5. FDRs and Churchills first meeting aboard a vessel off the coast of Newfoundland led to this set of Allied war goals.

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29 Atlantic Charter

30 6. Most Americans began to favor all support for Britain short of war after this event in Europe

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32 Fall of France in summer of 1940

33 7. This 1940 swap with Britain was a notably non-neutral act by an officially neutral United States

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35 50 American destroyers for leases on British air bases in Caribbean and North Atlantic

36 8. Defeat Hitler first because he was seen as the greater threat

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38 The Allies war strategy

39 9. The U.S. imposing a total trade embargo on this country led to this infamous surprise attack

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41 Japans attack on Pearl Harbor

42 10. Victor at the Battle of the Coral Sea

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44 The U.S. and Australian forces

45 11. In 1940, Congress passed this act that required 16 million men between the ages of 21 and 35 to register.

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47 The Selective Training and Service Act

48 12. Japanese Americans on the West Coast were viewed this way by many politicians and military leaders

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50 A threat because of their questionable loyalty to the U.S.

51 13. December 7, 1941

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53 When Pearl Harbor was bombed

54 14. In 1940, these three countries formed an alliance to discourage America from entering the conflicts in Europe, Asia, and Africa.

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56 Germany, Italy, and Japan

57 15. In 1941, before the U.S. had entered the war, FDR met with Prime Minister Churchill off the coast of Newfoundland and developed a set of principles for fighting the war that came to be known as this.

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59 The Atlantic Charter

60 16. In a November 1941 report, State Department Special Agent Curtis Munson drew this conclusion after studying Japanese Americans living on the West Coast.

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62 They were, for the most part, loyal. The Nisei showed a pathetic eagerness to be American…

63 17. Military strategy used by the U.S. as it moved to capture land close enough to Japan to launch air raids against Japanese cities

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65 Island hopping

66 18. It unified the American people behind the war effort

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68 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

69 19. By raising taxes and selling war bonds

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71 How the U.S. finance WWII

72 20. The Battle of the Bulge

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74 Last, exhausting German effort to turn back the Allied armies invading from the West

75 22. Executive Order 9077.

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77 It established exclusion zones and forced the relocation of residents of Japanese ancestry

78 23. $20,000 and a letter of apology.

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80 What the government gave every Japanese American, beginning in 1990, who was interned in camps during WWII.

81 25. Rosie the Riveter

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83 The name given to women who entered the workforce during WWII and performed traditionally male jobs.

84 27. Agreed not to strike

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86 What the unions agree to do during the war years so as not to interrupt vital war production

87 28. Sugar, coffee, meat and gasoline.

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89 The items that were rationed during WWII

90 29. Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC)

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92 The agency that Roosevelt establish by Executive Order 8802, under pressure from African Americans, to correct discrimination in hiring practices during WWII

93 31. U.S. soldiers fought on these three fronts during World War II.

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95 The Western, African and Pacific fronts

96 32. Originally applied to the standard gear issued to every soldier by the government, these two letters came to stand for the soldiers themselves.

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98 What are GI?

99 33. The Allies

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101 U.S., Great Britain and the Soviet Union

102 34. Continued to face discrimination during WWII and were forced to perform non- combat jobs or serve in segregated units.

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104 African American soldiers

105 35. June 6, 1944

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107 D-Day. The day on which Normandy was invaded by American, British and French troops.

108 36. His letter to FDR started a federal project to develop an atomic weapons.

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110 Albert Einstein

111 37. Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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113 The cities on which atomic bombs were dropped

114 38. Stalin wanted this British and American action to siphon off Nazi troops from the Eastern front

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116 Open a second front

117 39. The first Allied invasion of Axis-occupied territory

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119 North Africa in November 1942

120 40. It caused FDR to issue an executive order forbidding employment discrimination in companies with federal contracts

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122 A. Phillip Randolphs threat to lead a march on Washington to protest employment discrimination

123 41. They expanded, gained economic power and benefits, and generally abided by a no- strike pledge during WWII

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125 Labor unions

126 42. They were tried before international tribunals in Tokyo and Germany

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128 German and Japanese war leaders

129 43. Using it would end the war quickly and save lives

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131 A justification for using the atomic bomb

132 44. Japan was defeated and would soon have surrendered anyway

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134 What argument is used to show that dropping the A-bomb was not necessary to end the war

135 46. Like the Germans, the Allied air force used this total war technique.

136 46. Like the Germans, the Allied air force used this total war technique..

137 46. Like the Germans, the Allied air force used this total war technique. The extensively bombed civilian populations in German and Japanese cities

138 47. This attitude toward Jews was an ingrained part of American society during the 1930s and 1940s and worked against organized action to help persecuted European Jews.

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140 Anti-semitism

141 50. Fear of sabotage and a flood of immigration caused the state department to adopt in 1940 this unofficial policy toward visa applicants.

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143 Bureaucratic red tape and delays

144 Final Jeopardy Category: The Eastern Front

145 Turning point of the war on the Eastern Front – Soviet aggression is stopped and turned back The Battle of Stalingrad


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