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Significant Events of World War II Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was a kamikaze attack?

Question 2 2. Following the Battle of Midway, the United States and her allies adopted a strategy of island hopping. How did Japanese military commanders, soldiers and pilots respond to that strategy?

Question 3 3. Why was the Battle of Midway so pivotal to the war in the Pacific?

Question 4 4.

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 5 5. Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

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

Question 7 7. While not as horrible as a work camp or a concentration camp, the internment camps were not a pleasant place to live. What feature made the camps especially difficult to bear?

Question 8 8. What was Franklin Roosevelt attempting to accomplish by issuing Executive Order 9066?

Question 9 9. Why could the Japanese-Americans do nothing about internment?

Question 10 10. Why did Hitler title his plan the 'Final Solution'?

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Question 11 11. Which statement is true regarding the Holocaust?

Question 12 12. The Night of the Broken Glass, also known as Kristallnacht, was a night _____.

Question 13 13. Who led the American delegation at Potsdam near the end of World War II?

Question 14 14. How can you summarize the Atlantic Charter?

Question 15 15. How was Germany supposed to be divided based on the deal at the Yalta conference?

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

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. Which of the following events prompted the state of undeclared war that existed between the United States and Japan?

Question 19 19. Which nations made up the Axis powers throughout most of WWII?

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

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements concerning the German invasion of the Soviet Union is NOT true?

Question 22 22. What was Operation Overlord?

Question 23 23. What was the Battle of the Bulge?

Question 24 24. What was the significance of General George Patton writing, 'Dear Ike: Today I spat in the Seine?'

Question 25 25. What is FALSE about post World War II period?

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Question 26 26. How did Truman feel about the Manhattan Project while he was Vice President?

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements most accurately describes Hirohito's actions prior to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

Question 28 28. Why did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor?

Question 29 29. Which action prompted the United States to enter World War II?

Question 30 30. What was NOT an element of the 1988 law that provided reparations?

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