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Causes & Consequences of World War II Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements most accurately describes Hirohito's actions prior to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

Question 2 2. What was the Manhattan Project?

Question 3 3. When was the Marshall Plan in operation?

Question 4 4. What year was the Atlantic Charter issued?

Question 5 5. Why did Britain and France enter World War II?

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Question 6 6. What was the conclusion of the Nye Committee?

Question 7 7. Why was the Battle of Midway so pivotal to the war in the Pacific?

Question 8 8. Why was McArthur's surrender of the Philippines significant?

Question 9 9. The Night of the Broken Glass, also known as Kristallnacht, was a night _____.

Question 10 10. Which event immediately preceded Germany's surrender and the end of WWII?

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Question 11 11. Which action prompted the United States to enter WWII?

Question 12 12. Though Japan had invaded _____ earlier, they did not attack the United States until _____?

Question 13 13. What did the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 do?

Question 14 14. How did the Marines and Airborne get most of their soldiers?

Question 15 15. In February 1945, the Allies fire-bombed the German city of Dresden. Although controversial, the destruction of the city played an important role in the Allied war effort. Why?

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Question 16 16. What was Operation Overlord?

Question 17 17. How were women involved in World War II?

Question 18 18. How did American entry into WW2 impact the life of everyday Americans?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements concerning the German invasion of the Soviet Union is NOT true?

Question 20 20. After the fall of France, how did Germany try to defeat England?

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Question 21 21. Who negotiated the Munich Agreement with Hitler, and then proclaimed 'peace for our time'?

Question 22 22. Why did Germany sign the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact?

Question 23 23. Which of the following did NOT figure into Truman's decision to drop the bombs?

Question 24 24. Which branch of the United Nations consists of a congress of member states?

Question 25 25.

In what ways did Hitler violate the Treaty of Versailles?

I. Invading Ethiopia

II. Militarizing the Rhineland

III. Signing military alliances

IV. Seizing the Sudetenland

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Question 26 26. What was a kamikaze attack?

Question 27 27. Which of the following groups fell victim to Hitler's 'cleansing'?

Question 28 28. Which of the following events prompted the state of undeclared war that existed between the United States and Japan?

Question 29 29. What modern organization is most like the OSS?

Question 30 30. What was the significance of General George Patton writing, 'Dear Ike: Today I spat in the Seine?'

Causes & Consequences of World War II Chapter Exam Instructions

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