Chapter 38 people

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  1. Henry J. Kaiser
    Leading American industrialist and shipbuilder during WWII
  2. John L. Lewis
    Tough head of the United Mine Workers, whose work stoppages precipitated anti-strike laws
  3. A. Philip Randolph
    Head of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters whose threatened march on Washington opened job opportunities for blacks during WWII
  4. Detroit
    Site of a serious racial disturbance during WWII
  5. Jiang Jieshi (Hiang Kai-shek)
    U.S. ally who resisted Japanese advances in China during WWII
  6. Douglas MacArthur
    Commander of the U.S. Army in the Pacific during WWII, who fulfilled his promise to return to the Philippines
  7. Chester W. Nimitz
    Commander of the U.S. naval forces in the Pacific and brilliant strategist of the "island-hopping" campaign
  8. Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Commander of the Allied military assault against Hitler in North Africa and France
  9. Winston Churchill
    Allied leader who met with FDR to plan strategy at Casablanca and Tehran
  10. Joseph Stalin
    The Allied leader who constantly pressured the U.S. a nd Britain to open a "second front" against Hitler
  11. Thomas Dewey
    Republican presidential nominee in 1944 who failed in his effort to deny FDR a fourth term
  12. Henry A. Wallace
    FDR;s liberal vice president during most of WWII, dumped from the ticket in 1944
  13. Harry S. Truman
    Inconspicuous former senator from Missouri who was suddenty catapulted to national and world leadership on April 12, 1945
  14. Albert Einstein
    German-born physicist who helped persuade Roosevelt to develop the atomic bomb
  15. Hirohito
    Japanese emperor who was allowed to stay on his throne despite unconditional surrender policy
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