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CLEP Social Sciences and History: World War II Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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

Question 2 2. Who negotiated the Munich Agreement with Hitler, and then proclaimed 'peace for our time'?

Question 3 3. How were women involved in World War II?

Question 4 4. How can you summarize the Atlantic Charter?

Question 5 5. Why was the Potsdam declaration relevant to ending World War II?

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Question 6 6. How did American entry into WW2 impact the life of everyday Americans?

Question 7 7. Which of the following events prompted the state of undeclared war that existed between the United States and Japan?

Question 8 8. What was Operation Torch?

Question 9 9. Why did Germany sign the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact?

Question 10 10. Which of these tenets was NOT part of the Nine Power Treaty?

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Question 11 11. The 1936 anti-communist alliance between Germany and Japan is called the _____

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements concerning the German invasion of the Soviet Union is NOT true?

Question 13 13. Why did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor?

Question 14 14. What was the conclusion of the Nye Committee?

Question 15 15. You have been asked to give a presentation dealing with the results of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Which of the following should you mention?

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Question 16 16. Though Japan had invaded _____ earlier, they did not attack the United States until _____?

Question 17 17. Which nations made up the Axis powers throughout most of WWII?

Question 18 18. What are the dates of the holocaust?

Question 19 19. How did Executive Order 9066 affect Japanese Americans?

Question 20 20. Which of the following did NOT figure into Truman's decision to drop the bombs?

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Question 21 21. After the fall of France, how did Germany try to defeat England?

Question 22 22. Which was not a group targeted by the Nazis?

Question 23 23. What was the Final Solution?

Question 24 24. How was Germany supposed to be divided based on the deal at the Yalta conference?

Question 25 25. The term 'Anschluss' refers to the _____.

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Question 26 26. How was the Soviet Union involved in World War II?

Question 27 27. What was the Battle of the Bulge?

Question 28 28. What was the Manhattan Project?

Question 29 29. Why was the Battle of Midway so pivotal to the war in the Pacific?

Question 30 30. What was Kristallnacht?

CLEP Social Sciences and History: World War II Chapter Exam Instructions

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