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Major Events of World War II Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which nations made up the Axis powers throughout most of WWII?

Question 2 2. Which of the following did NOT figure into Truman's decision to drop the bombs?

Question 3 3. On what issue did Stalin NOT see eye to eye with the leaders of the U.S. and Great Britain?

Question 4 4. Which action prompted the United States to enter WWII?

Question 5 5. Which of the six branches of the United Nations has the authority to issue sanctions and authorize military action?

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Question 6 6. How can you summarize the Atlantic Charter?

Question 7 7. Why was Blitzkrieg significant to the German war effort?

Question 8 8. 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?

Question 9 9. When did the Battle of Berlin take place?

Question 10 10.

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 11 11. What was the Battle of the Bulge?

Question 12 12. Which term refers to the civilian populace during a time of war?

Question 13 13. What are the dates of the holocaust?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is true concerning the involvement of the United States, at least initially, in fighting World War II?

Question 15 15. How did Hitler plan to force Great Britain to surrender?

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Question 16 16. How did the response of France differ from the response of Great Britain to Germany's invasion of Poland?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT true about the American home front during World War II?

Question 18 18. Most countries celebrated 'Victory in Europe Day' on which date?

Question 19 19. Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

Question 20 20. Which of the following events prompted the state of undeclared war that existed between the United States and Japan?

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Question 21 21. 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?

Question 22 22. Why did Britain and France enter World War II?

Question 23 23. Which branch of the United Nations consists of a congress of member states?

Question 24 24. Why do many historians consider Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union his biggest blunder of WWII?

Question 25 25. Which is NOT true about the aftermath of the Battle of Berlin?

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Question 26 26. What year was the Atlantic Charter issued?

Question 27 27. The underground complex where Hitler and Eva Braun killed themselves was called?

Question 28 28. After the fall of France, how did Germany try to defeat England?

Question 29 29. Which American president made the decision to use atomic weapons?

Question 30 30. When was V-J Day in America?

Major Events of World War II Chapter Exam Instructions

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