Wwii unit review sheet
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QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER
UNIT REVIEW SHEET
Treaty of Versailles (WWI) Impact on Start of WWII
German Aggression prior to WWII
Germany began to ignore the sanctions/restrictions of the “TV,” and began expanding its territory by annexing places like Austria,
, and by ultimately invading POLAND
Official Start of WWII
Japan’s Reasoning for Expanding Territory
Harry S. Truman
President who replaces Roosevelt when he dies in 1945. Drops atomic/nuclear bomb on Japan which essentially ends the war.
Military leader of Japan during WWII who controlled education,
, economy, foreign affairs and the military
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Major Allied Powers (2 countries)
United States & Great Britain (France also fought for the Allies, but was taken over by Germany)
Major Axis Powers (2 countries)
Germany & Japan
Neutrality Acts of 1930s
Lend-Lease Act of 1941
Japanese Internment Camps
Korematsu vs. U.S. Supreme Court Case
Supreme court case that rules in favor of the US government sending Japanese Americans/aliens
to wartime camps during WWII
Women’s Role During WWII
Americans encouraged to grow their own food in small gardens outside their home to help conserve food for the soldiers fighting in WWII
Invasion of Normandy (D-Day)
Bombing of Nagasaki & Hiroshima
United States drops atomic/nuclear bombs on
both of these Japanese cities
, causing incredible damage and loss of life for Japan. This is what many credit ended the war.
Atomic/ Nuclear Bomb
Bomb used by the United States to attack Japanese cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima. Bomb that uses nuclear energy, capable of causing incredible damage and devastation for miles from “ground zero”
The U.S. government secretly funds the research of/ creation of an atomic/nuclear bomb
QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER:
How did the government urge Americans to contribute to the war effort?
What role did women play in the war effort?
What was “Japanese Internment” or relocation?
What were the arguments made in Korematsu v. United States regarding Japanese internment?
How could the government justify restricting constitutional rights of citizens?
What was the United States doing for Great Britain and the Allied Powers prior to its entry into WWII?
What event led America to officially join WWII? What was the nature of the attack?
What impact did FDR being elected four consecutive times have on the United States?
What was the significance of President harry Truman deciding to drop the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
How did America’s entry into WWII effect many of the issues of the Great Depression?
What short term and long term impact did “Rosie the Riveter” have on women in America?
What was the importance or significance of the Allied Powers D-Day invasion of Normandy, France?
How was propaganda used to influence American views toward the war?
What was the tone of FDR’s “Day of Infamy…” speech?
299 -> Who is the individual represented in this cartoon?
299 -> Understanding the Causes of wwii & Britain’s Appeasement
299 -> Name: Date: Mr. Armstrong ss8
299 -> The Great Migration (1915-1960s)
299 -> Booker T. Washington Synopsis
299 -> Calvin Coolidge & His Presidency Synopsis
299 -> Captains of Industry? Or Robber Barons?
299 -> Section from Chinese Exclusion Act
299 -> Name Date Period
299 -> Document Based Questions
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