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WEST History: The US in World War II Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When was V-J Day in America?

Question 2 2. Who directed the Manhattan Project?

Question 3 3. Which of the following did NOT figure into Truman's decision to drop the bombs?

Question 4 4. Though Japan had invaded _____ earlier, they did not attack the United States until _____?

Question 5 5. How did American entry into WW2 impact the life of everyday Americans?

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Question 6 6. What was Operation Torch?

Question 7 7. On what issue did Stalin NOT see eye to eye with the leaders of the U.S. and Great Britain?

Question 8 8. How was Germany supposed to be divided based on the deal at the Yalta conference?

Question 9 9. Which of the following events prompted the state of undeclared war that existed between the United States and Japan?

Question 10 10. 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 11 11. How did WWII expand the government's role in the economy?

Question 12 12. What was the Battle of the Bulge?

Question 13 13. Which of these tenets was NOT part of the Nine Power Treaty?

Question 14 14. Which action prompted the United States to enter WWII?

Question 15 15. In WWII, how were civil liberties violated by the U.S. government?

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Question 16 16. How can you summarize the Atlantic Charter?

Question 17 17. What was the significance of General George Patton writing, 'Dear Ike: Today I spat in the Seine?'

Question 18 18. Who led the American delegation at Potsdam near the end of World War II?

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. What was the Manhattan Project?

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Question 21 21. What was Operation Overlord?

Question 22 22. Why was the Potsdam declaration relevant to ending World War II?

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

Question 24 24. How did Executive Order 9066 affect Japanese Americans?

Question 25 25. Which American president made the decision to use atomic weapons?

WEST History: The US in World War II Chapter Exam Instructions

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