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U.S. Involvement in World War ll (1941-1945) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which American president made the decision to use atomic weapons?

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. When was V-J Day in America?

Question 4 4. On what issue did Stalin NOT see eye to eye with the leaders of the U.S. and Great Britain?

Question 5 5. Which of the following did NOT figure into Truman's decision to drop the bombs?

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Question 6 6. In WWII, how were civil liberties violated by the U.S. government?

Question 7 7. Which action prompted the United States to enter World War II?

Question 8 8. How did WWII expand the government's role in the economy?

Question 9 9. How did American entry into WW2 impact the life of everyday Americans?

Question 10 10. Though Japan had invaded _____ earlier, they did not attack the United States until _____?

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Question 11 11. What was Operation Torch?

Question 12 12. Which of the following events prompted the state of undeclared war that existed between the United States and Japan?

Question 13 13. Which action prompted the United States to enter WWII?

Question 14 14. What was the Manhattan Project?

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.

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

Question 18 18. What was Operation Overlord?

Question 19 19. Which of these tenets was NOT part of the Nine Power Treaty?

Question 20 20. What was the Battle of the Bulge?

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Question 21 21. Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

Question 22 22. Who led the American delegation at Potsdam near the end of World War II?

Question 23 23. How were women involved in World War II?

Question 24 24. What was the conclusion of the Nye Committee?

Question 25 25. Why did Britain and France enter World War II?

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Question 26 26. How can you summarize the Atlantic Charter?

Question 27 27. How did Executive Order 9066 affect Japanese Americans?

Question 28 28. What was the significance of General George Patton writing, 'Dear Ike: Today I spat in the Seine?'

Question 29 29. How was Germany supposed to be divided based on the deal at the Yalta conference?

Question 30 30. Who directed the Manhattan Project?

U.S. Involvement in World War ll (1941-1945) Chapter Exam Instructions

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