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The US in World War ll (1941-1945) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Japan's failure to respond to the Potsdam Declaration is BEST associated with which U.S. military action that followed?

Question 2 2. Which of the following was the name given to the U.S. project to develop a nuclear bomb?

Question 3 3. The U.S. decision to use nuclear weapons against Japan is BEST associated with which of the following outcomes?

Question 4 4. The Yalta Conference was an early 1945 meeting of these three leaders, and dealt with planning the future of Europe post World War II, and how Germany would be divided following the war.

Question 5 5. The U.S. decision to halt shipments of oil and scrap metal to Japan MOST likely influenced what direct response by the Japanese?

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Question 6 6. The attack on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor in 1941 directly led to which of the following U.S. decisions?

Question 7 7. France and Great Britain both shared this commonality during World War II:

Question 8 8. Although the United States insisted on remaining neutral, congressional implementation of the first peacetime draft in U.S. history shortly followed which of the following?

Question 9 9. The German invasion of the Soviet Union is BEST associated with which of the following outcomes?

Question 10 10. Italy's invasion of Ethiopia in 1935, the 1936 joint signing of a military alliance by Germany and Italy, and Japan's invasions of China, including Shanghai, and withdrawal from the League of Nations were antecedents of which major conflict?

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Question 11 11. Increasing levels of tension in Japanese and U.S. relations, coupled with a stalemate in negotiations MOST likely was a precursor to which event?

Question 12 12. This decisive Allied victory in the Pacific Ocean Theater occurred after the bombing at Pearl Harbor, and resulted in the sinking of four Japanese aircraft carriers, a cruiser, and two destroyers.

Question 13 13. Which of the following decisive U.S. military victories is BEST associated with a pivotal turning point in the World War II Pacific Theater efforts?

Question 14 14. This executive order implemented during World War II allowed the U.S. government to imprison Japanese-Americans in internment camps along the West Coast.

Question 15 15. Jewish people, communists, journalists, and the disabled were all targets of this World War II era dictator in Western Europe.

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Question 16 16. Jewish-owned businesses and homes were vandalized as retribution for the murder of a German citizen by a Jewish individual in which of the following events in Germany?

Question 17 17. The origins of this military development by the U.S. began from a belief of the need to beat Nazi Germany in a race to complete the same project.

Question 18 18. At the conclusion of 1942, this Asian nation controlled roughly 2.8 million miles of the Pacific.

Question 19 19. The use of atomic weapons by the U.S. on two Japanese cities had an immediate impact on this World War II outcome?

Question 20 20. Which of these tenets was NOT part of the Nine Power Treaty?

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Question 21 21. The Night of the Broken Glass, also known as Kristallnacht, was a night _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following is true concerning the involvement of the United States, at least initially, in fighting World War II?

Question 23 23. How did World War II impact the relevance of state, local and federal governments in the United States?

Question 24 24. How was Germany supposed to be divided based on the deal at the Yalta conference?

Question 25 25. Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

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Question 26 26. What was the Manhattan Project?

Question 27 27. Why was the Battle of Midway so pivotal to the war in the Pacific?

Question 28 28. What was Operation Overlord?

Question 29 29. Though Japan had invaded _____ earlier, they did not attack the United States until _____?

Question 30 30. Why did Hitler title his plan the 'Final Solution'?

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