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

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Question 1 1. Which action prompted the United States to enter WWII?

Question 2 2. Which nations made up the Axis powers throughout most of WWII?

Question 3 3. On what issue did Stalin NOT see eye to eye with the leaders of the U.S. and Great Britain?

Question 4 4. How were women involved in World War II?

Question 5 5. In WWII, how were civil liberties violated by the U.S. government?

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Question 6 6. What was a kamikaze attack?

Question 7 7. Why was the Potsdam declaration relevant to ending World War II?

Question 8 8. Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

Question 9 9. Though Japan had invaded _____ earlier, they did not attack the United States until _____?

Question 10 10. Which of these tenets was NOT part of the Nine Power Treaty?

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Question 11 11. Why did Britain and France enter World War II?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Why did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor?

Question 14 14. Why was McArthur's surrender of the Philippines significant?

Question 15 15. What was Operation Torch?

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Question 16 16. What was the Battle of the Bulge?

Question 17 17. Who led the American delegation at Potsdam near the end of World War II?

Question 18 18. What was the conclusion of the Nye Committee?

Question 19 19. How can you summarize the Atlantic Charter?

Question 20 20. How did WWII expand the government's role in the economy?

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Question 21 21.

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

Question 23 23. What was the significance of General George Patton writing, 'Dear Ike: Today I spat in the Seine?'

Question 24 24. How did American entry into WW2 impact the life of everyday Americans?

Question 25 25. How was the Soviet Union involved in World War II?

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Question 26 26. What was the Final Solution?

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

Question 29 29. Which of the following events prompted the state of undeclared war that existed between the United States and Japan?

Question 30 30. Which of the following did NOT figure into Truman's decision to drop the bombs?

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

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