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Jeopardy!. Standard VII C: The student will understand WWII. JEOPARDY!. Click Once to Begin. Standard VII C: The student will understand WWII. JEOPARDY!. Battles in the Pacific. Battles in Europe. Groups and Individuals. The Home Front. Germany. Post-War. 100. 100. 100. 100. 100.

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  1. Jeopardy! Standard VII C: The student will understand WWII.

  2. JEOPARDY! Click Once to Begin Standard VII C: The student will understand WWII.

  3. JEOPARDY! Battles in the Pacific Battles in Europe Groups and Individuals The Home Front Germany Post-War 100 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500 500

  4. Answer 1-100 • On what Pacific Ocean island did Japan try to destroy the Pacific Fleet for a second time: American forces lead a successful surprise attack because they had broken the Japanese military code in 1942? • Battle of Midway

  5. Answer 1-200 • This was the first US offensive in the Pacific • Guadalcanal

  6. Answer 1-300 • This is the name given to the event that occurred in the Philippines when the American and Filipino soldiers were forced to surrender to the Japanese and march through the jungle to their prison camp. • Bataan Death March

  7. Answer 1-400 • At this battle, the Americans stopped the Japanese advance on Australia. • Battle of the Coral Sea

  8. Answer 1-500 • The number of casualties on these two Japanese islands were part of the reason that convinced President Truman to drop the atomic bombs on Japan • Iwo Jima and Okinawa

  9. Answer 2-100 This was the title of the year long operation that resulted in the D-Day invasion at Normandy Operation Overlord

  10. Answer 2-200 • This was the air battle between the Luftwaffe and the RAF that caused Hitler to begin a two front war. • Battle of Britain

  11. Answer 2-300 • The German invasion of the Soviet Union. • Operation Barbarossa

  12. Answer 2-400 • The Battle of the Atlantic turned in the Allies’ favor in 1943 with the development of what? • Sonar

  13. Answer 2-500 • This was Hitler’s last ditch attempt to force the Allies out of Germany. • Battle of the Bulge

  14. Answer 3-100 • List the 5 nations that were the major Allied Powers during WWII. • United States • England • France • Soviet Union (Russia) • China

  15. Answer 3-200 • List the 3 Axis Powers of WWII. • Italy • Germany • Japan

  16. Answer 3-300 • These men were vital to the Allied war strategy because they were responsible for sending and receiving coded Allied messages; they were never broken by the Japanese • Navajo Code Talkers

  17. Answer 3-400 • This race riot occurred in California between American sailors and Mexican men • Zoot-Suit Riots

  18. Answer 3-500 Daily Double!!! • This court case occurred in 1944, in which the Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. government was justified in forcing Japanese onto internment camps because during times of war it is constitutional to limit people’s civil liberties. • Korematsu vs. United States

  19. Answer 4-100 • This was the main way the United States financed the war. • War Bonds

  20. Answer 4-200 Daily Double!!! • Before the U.S. entered WWII, President Roosevelt tried to stay out of the war and help the Allies by shipping weapons and other supplies to Britain. The Allies would pay for the supplies “later”. What act allowed President Roosevelt to do this? • The Lend-Lease Act

  21. Answer 4-300 • The Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 was the first one of these. • Peacetime draft

  22. Answer 4-400 • This is the executive order signed by FDR that forced Japanese Americans onto internment camps. • Executive Order 9066

  23. Answer 4-500 • What are the Four Freedoms? • Speech, Religion, Fear, Want

  24. Answer 5-100 • World War II broke out when Hitler invaded this country. • Poland

  25. Answer 5-200 • Hitler gave up his plan of carrying out Operation Sea Lion because • He lost the Battle of Britain

  26. Answer 5-300 • This treaty gave Hitler an insurance policy against having to fight a two-front war • The German-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact

  27. Answer 5-400 • Why did Hitler decide to invade the Soviet Union after he lost the Battle of Britain? • He needed the wheat and oil

  28. Answer 5-500 • The theory of setting aside one’s beliefs to pacify an aggressor was known as • Appeasement

  29. Answer 6-100 • This was signed between FDR and Churchill in Newfoundland and became the backbone of the United Nations. • Atlantic Charter

  30. Answer 6-200 • This event set the precedent that national leaders can be held responsible for crimes against humanity • Nuremburg Trials

  31. Answer 6-300 • This conference is also known as the Crimea Conference. • Yalta

  32. Answer 6-400 • This is the conference where Stalin agreed to declare war on Japan two months after Germany surrendered. • Teheran Conference

  33. Answer 6-500 • This was the last wartime conference held in Germany in 1945. • Potsdam

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