What was the U.S. initial role in WWII? (they didn’t want to get involved)
This was a major cause of WWII, it is a political philosophy in which total power is given to a dictator and individual freedoms are denied.
What caused political instability and economic devastation in Europe, which was a major cause of WWII?
What was the name of Hitler’s party in Germany?
Name 3 of the 4 examples of political instability and economic devastation that caused WWII.
Worldwide depression High war debt owed by Germany High inflation Massive unemployment
Who was the leader of Italy during WWII?
What country started out on the Axis side, but changed to the Allies during WWII?
Who was the President of the U.S. at the beginning of WWII?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Name the Axis powers and their leaders.
Italy – Mussolini Japan – Tojo Germany – Hitler
Name the “Big 3” Allied countries and their leaders in 1945.
United States – Truman Soviet Union – Stalin Great Britain - Churchill
What was the systematic attempt to rid Europe of all Jews called?
What was the date of the attack on Pearl Harbor?
December 7 th, 1941
What was the event that was the turning point of Eastern Europe?
The Battle of Stalingrad
What event happened on June 6 th, 1944 and led to the liberation of Western Europe?
Thanks to the Lend Lease Act, the US was able to give Britain war supplies in return for what?
Military bases in Bermuda and the Caribbean
What character encouraged women to work in defense plants during WWII?
Rosie the Riveter
What group was forced into internment camps during WWII in the United States?
How did Americans at home support the war?
Rationing and conserving resources
What was broken down because of the need for workers in the U.S. during WWII?
What did WWII bring an end to in the United States?
The Great Depression
After WWII, who rejoined the workforce?
What was the plan to rebuild Europe after WWII called?
The Marshall Plan
What was the name of the peace keeping organization formed after WWII?
The United Nations
After WWII, businesses moved away from war materials and produced what?
Who occupied Germany at the end of WWII?
France Great Britain United States Soviet Union
Make your wager
Battle of Stalingrad Battle of Midway Battle of Britain German Invasion of Poland D-Day Pearl Harbor Atomic Bombs dropped on Japan Invasion of France by Germany Put these events in order:
1. German invasion of Poland Invasion of France by Germany 3. Battle of Britain 4. Pearl Harbor 5. Battle of Midway 6. Battle of Stalingrad 7. D-Day 8. Atomic bombs dropped on Japan (Hiroshima and Nagasaki)