US HISTORY UNIT 5

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  1. President Roosevelt's "lend lease" program allowed
    Britain to borrow military equipment from the U.S.,
  2. The America First Committee was known for its
    belief that the U.S. should defend its own borders and not its European allies,
  3. The American strategy in the Pacific has been often called
    island hopping.
  4. What battle did the Germans launch a surprise counteroffensive in Belgium against the Allies in December 1944?
    Battle of the Bulge,
  5. The Office of Price Administration fought inflation
    by implementing price controls and rationing,
  6. The main reason behind President Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb was
    the bomb offered a quick end to the conflict and would save troop lives.
  7. A turning point on the Eastern Front of World War II came when
    the Soviet Union forced a German surrender after the Battle of Stalingrad,
  8. In the Potsdam Declaration Conference of 1945, the U.S. attempted to
    open the door for a Japanese surrender,
  9. The Atlantic Charter of 1941
    emphasized the defeat of Germany as the first priority,
  10. Which statement about Pearl Harbor is true?
    Over 2,000 Americans were killed in the surprise Japanese attack,
  11. Which World War II conference of February 1945 has been subjected to bitter criticism because of the many concessions made to Russia for help against Japan along with the military division of Germany?
    Yalta.
  12. The Second World War in Europe began on September 1, 1939, with the German invasion of what country?
    Poland,
  13. The Employment Act of 1946 did not
    guarantee full employment for all American workers.
  14. The Taft-Hartley Act
    was an attempt by big business to reverse gains made by organized labor,
  15. The G.I. Bill was geared at helping veterans in the areas of
    housing and education,
  16. Levittown represented a change toward
    affordable homes in American suburbs,
  17. The U.S. and U.S.S.R. disputed the Yalta Conference's decrees regarding
    the status of Poland,
  18. The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank were designed to
    ensure the U.S.'s central role in the reviving world economy and trade.
  19. President Truman and Congress, through the Truman Doctrine, in 1947, appropriated $400 million to
    fight communism in Greece and Turkey,
  20. Due to fear of Soviet expansionism, the U.S. policy in Japan
    encouraged Japanese loyalty by nurturing its economic recovery,
  21. The U.S. and other Western nations responded to the Berlin blockade by
    airlifting supplies into the isolated city,
  22. Secretary of State Dean Acheson and President Truman believed that North Korea's invasion of South Korea
    involved planning by the Soviet Union,
  23. What did President Truman call his domestic legislative program of social and economic reforms
    Fair Deal,
  24. What U.S. Senator from Wisconsin charged that there were Communists in the State Department in 1950 during the Second Red Scare?
    Joseph McCarthy,

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