Presentation on theme: "Jeopardy Key People Key Events Home-front Tragedy The end of it all Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy."— Presentation transcript:
$200 Question from Key Events WWII was being fought in two fronts or two areas—where?
$200 Answer from Key Events Europe and the Pacific
$300 Question from Key Events What occurred on D-Day?
$300 Answer from Key Events On D-Day, the U.S led the largest land to water invasion in history. The invasion enabled U.S. troops to get to Berlin and eventually force Germany to surrender.
$400 Question from Key Events Why was the battle of Iwo Jima Important?
$400 Answer from Key Events Iwo Jima was important because it was a major victory in the US’s plan to island hop. Capturing Iwo Jima allowed the US to get closer to capturing Japan.
$500 Question from Key Events What was the day that WWII ended called and why?
$500 Answer from Key Events The day that ended WWII for good was Called VJ Day- victory in Japan day.
$100 Question from Home-front What group of people were working on the home-front While the men were off fighting?
$100 Answer from Home Front The women were taking over men’s jobs and doing everything they could to help with the war effort.
$200 Question from Home-front What is rationing and why was it done?
$200 Answer from Home Front Rationing was the system of limiting what people can eat. Americans used this system so they could send more food over to the troops.
$300 Question from Home-front What did women do to help with the war effort? (Name three things)
$300 Answer from Home Front Women worked in factories that made war supplies, worked as nurses, made victory gardens, and rationed their food.
$400 Question from Home-front DOUBLE How was America able to get out Of the Great Depression?
$400 Answer from Home Front America was able to get out of the Depression by getting involved in WWII.
$500 Question from Home-front DOUBLE Name two ways that Americans at Home were affected by WWII…
$500 Answer from Home Front Americans were rationing their food, Growing victory gardens, and women Were taking over men’s jobs.
$100 Question from Tragedy Where did the attack by Japan on the US occur?
$100 Answer from Tragedy Pearl Harbor in Hawaii
$200 Question from Tragedy What two cities in Japan did the US use the atomic bomb to attack?
$200 Answer from Tragedy Hiroshima and Nagasaki
$300 Question from Tragedy Why did the US decide to use the atomic bomb For the first time in WWII?
$300 Answer from Tragedy President Truman wanted to end the war and he felt that The atomic bombs were the only way to not lose anymore American lives.
$400 Question from WWII- Tragedy-DOUBLE Name three characteristics of the Holocaust.
$400 Answer from WWII- Tragedy DOUBLE The Holocaust was also known as Hitler’s “final solution.” It involved the Nazis putting Jews, gypsies, and people With disabilities in concentration camps. Conditions were Terrible in these camps and Germans were beaten, starved, and even killed.
$500 Question from WWII- Tragedy Who was Hitler, what was the name of his political party, And what were two things he believed?
$500 Answer from WWII- Tragedy Hitler was the dictator of Germany and the leader of the Nazi Political party. He believed that only Germans with blonde hair and blue eyes were true Germans and Jews were the blame for Germany’s problems.
$100 Question from The End What does V-E Day stand for?
$100 Answer from WWII- The End V-E Day stands for Victory in Europe Day.
$200 Question from The End Which side won the war (include the names of the Countries in the alliance)?
$200 Answer from WWII- The End The Allied Powers won the war which included The US, Great Britain, France, and Soviet Union.
$300 Question from The End What was the purpose of the United Nations?
$300 Answer from WWII- The End The purpose of the United Nations was to talk problems out peacefully and avoid getting the world into war.
$400 Question from The End Name three groups of people that helped the US be on the winning side of the war.
$400 Answer from WWII- The End The U.S. was helped by American women, African Americans, The Tuskegee Airmen, and our Allies.
$500 Question from The End Name three causes of V-J Day.
$500 Answer from WWII- The End VJ Day was caused by the bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, VE Day, and the battle of Iwo Jima.