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

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. 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 3 3. 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 4 4. 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 5 5. The use of atomic weapons by the U.S. on two Japanese cities had an immediate impact on this World War II outcome?

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Question 6 6. Japan's failure to respond to the Potsdam Declaration is BEST associated with which U.S. military action that followed?

Question 7 7. Which of the following was the name given to the U.S. project to develop a nuclear bomb?

Question 8 8. Jewish people, communists, journalists, and the disabled were all targets of this World War II era dictator in Western Europe.

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. France and Great Britain both shared this commonality during World War II:

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. 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?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. The German invasion of the Soviet Union is BEST associated with which of the following outcomes?

Question 15 15. 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 16 16. The attack on the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor in 1941 directly led to which of the following U.S. decisions?

Question 17 17. At the conclusion of 1942, this Asian nation controlled roughly 2.8 million miles of the Pacific.

Question 18 18. The U.S. decision to use nuclear weapons against Japan is BEST associated with which of the following outcomes?

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. How did Executive Order 9066 affect Japanese Americans?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. After the fall of France, how did Germany try to defeat England?

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements most accurately describes Hirohito's actions prior to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

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

Question 25 25. Which action prompted the United States to enter WWII?

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Question 26 26. Why was the Battle of Midway so pivotal to the war in the Pacific?

Question 27 27. Why did Britain and France enter World War II?

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

Question 29 29. For most Americans during WWII, the most relevant source of information was gathered from which of the following?

Question 30 30. What was Operation Torch?

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

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