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

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Question 1 1. 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 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. 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 4 4. Japan's failure to respond to the Potsdam Declaration is BEST associated with which U.S. military action that followed?

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

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

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. 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 14 14. Jewish people, communists, journalists, and the disabled were all targets of this World War II era dictator in Western Europe.

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. 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 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. What was a kamikaze attack?

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Question 21 21. Who led the American delegation at Potsdam near the end of World War II?

Question 22 22. Which action prompted the United States to enter WWII?

Question 23 23. After the fall of France, how did Germany try to defeat England?

Question 24 24. Which action prompted the United States to enter World War II?

Question 25 25. For most Americans, the most relevant source of information was gathered from which of the following?

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Question 26 26. How did Truman feel about the Manhattan Project while he was Vice President?

Question 27 27. Which of the following groups fell victim to Hitler's 'cleansing'?

Question 28 28. What was the Battle of the Bulge?

Question 29 29. Following the Battle of Midway, the United States and her allies adopted a strategy of island hopping. How did Japanese military commanders, soldiers and pilots respond to that strategy?

Question 30 30. On what issue did Stalin NOT see eye to eye with the leaders of the U.S. and Great Britain?

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

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