The Fall of France during WWII: Strategies & Defeat


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Which of the following is the BEST example of Chamberlain's appeasement policy?

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1. How did the response of France differ from the response of Great Britain to Germany's invasion of Poland?

2. The Maginot Line had two main weak points: at the Franco-Belgian border and _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will test what you know about France's defeat in WWII. Subjects you will be tested on include the Maginot Line and Blitzkrieg.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • A policy created to avoid war
  • Weak points along the Maginot Line
  • British reaction to encirclement by German forces

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the catalyst for France and Great Britain's war declaration against Germany
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about World War II
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms, such as Blitzkrieg

Additional Learning

To study more, review the lesson The Fall of France during WWII: Strategies & Defeat. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details Adolf Hitler's rise to power in Germany
  • Explains the Maginot Line
  • Covers France's fall to Germany
  • Explores the Allied invasion on D-Day - June 6, 1944