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Significant Events of World War II Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which event immediately preceded Germany's surrender and the end of WWII?

Question 2 2. The Night of the Broken Glass, also known as Kristallnacht, was a night _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following groups fell victim to Hitler's 'cleansing'?

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 Britain and France enter World War II?

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Question 6 6. Which action prompted the United States to enter World War II?

Question 7 7. Who led the American delegation at Potsdam near the end of World War II?

Question 8 8. On what issue did Stalin NOT see eye to eye with the leaders of the U.S. and Great Britain?

Question 9 9. How was Germany supposed to be divided based on the deal at the Yalta conference?

Question 10 10. What was NOT an element of the 1988 law that provided reparations?

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Question 11 11. Why could the Japanese-Americans do nothing about internment?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Which nations made up the Axis powers throughout most of WWII?

Question 14 14. After the fall of France, how did Germany try to defeat England?

Question 15 15. How was the Soviet Union involved in World War II?

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Question 16 16. What is FALSE about post World War II period?

Question 17 17. Which of the following did NOT figure into Truman's decision to drop the bombs?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements most accurately describes Hirohito's actions prior to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

Question 19 19. What was the Battle of the Bulge?

Question 20 20. 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 21 21. What was the significance of General George Patton writing, 'Dear Ike: Today I spat in the Seine?'

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Why did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor?

Question 24 24. What was a kamikaze attack?

Question 25 25. Which of these tenets was NOT part of the Nine Power Treaty?

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Question 26 26. Though Japan had invaded _____ earlier, they did not attack the United States until _____?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. Which statement is true regarding the Holocaust?

Question 29 29. What was the conclusion of the Nye Committee?

Question 30 30. How can you summarize the Atlantic Charter?

Significant Events of World War II Chapter Exam Instructions

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