Explain the historic causes of the Jewish Holocaust in Europe, and for the policies the Germans enacted. Could this event have been prevented? If so, how? Bring in evidence from the textbook, the movie and in class discussions. Possible Essay Questions for World War II Exam.
Explain the historic causes of the Jewish Holocaust in Europe, and for the policies the Germans enacted. Could this event have been prevented? If so, how? Bring in evidence from the textbook, the movie and in class discussions.
Was the U.S. justified in using the atomic bomb to end the war with Japan? Use evidence from your textbook, the article you read and our discussion in class to justify your position.
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The U.S entered the war because of an attack by this nation.
Japan attempted to cope with the population explosion after WWI by discouraging people to do this.
Marrying before they were 30.
The collapse of this nation paved the way for Japan to take control of indochina.
In 1931 the Japanese invaded this region of China.
The two locations in Japan which were destroyed by Atomic Bombs.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
During the Spanish Civil War, Hitler and Mussolini supported this group.
During the German invasion of Russia, Stalin prevented the Germans from living off of the land by instituting this policy.
The Scorched-Earth Policy.
Roosevelt and Churchill obtained this promise from Stalin at the Yalta Conference.
That free elections would be held in the Soviet occupied portions of Europe.
One major factor, besides Russia’s massive population, that prevented Germany from taking Moscow during the war was this.
The Russian Winter
This British Prime Minister resigned at the beginning of World War II, after the fall of Denmark and Norway.
The Japanese Holocaust of World War II.
The Rape of Nanking.
The name for the German policy of eliminating all of the Jews at the end of World War II.
The Final Solution.
The site of the first German concentration camp.
The Nazi mass-murder of the Jews, and the Japanese mass-murder of the Chinese, are both examples of this.
The site of the war crime trials of Germans in Europe.
The U.S. policy which allowed the government to trade with Great Britain and maintain its neutrality, prior to Pearl Harbor.
The U.S. Admiral who lead the land attack against the Japanese.
This man ordered the use of the atomic bombs against Japan.
This American commander directed the Operation Overlord campaign.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
This American naval battle in the Pacific was one of Japan’s greatest defeats.
The Battle of Midway
The defense of the common interests of countries against attack.
The policy of granting concessions to Hitler, prior to the war.
This document signified America,’s shift away from isolationism.
The Atlantic Charter.
This Scandinavian nation valiantly resisted Soviet expansionism.
This man condemned the Italian invasion of his nation of Ethiopia.