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  1. leader in African American Civil rights movement, led march on washington. brotherhood of sleep car porters, black union?
    A. Randolph
  2. vocal leader in intermnet of japanese. supported internment and convinced roosevelt to move japs from coastal areas to camps
    John DeWitt
  3. controlled north vietnam, vietnamese revolutionary leader and president of democratic republic of vietnam
    ho chi minh
  4. June 6, 1944
  5. 1st supreme commander of NATO, was in charge during wwII, led liberation of western Europe and invasion of Germany, he was pretty much the top guy during most of WWII
    Dwight Eisenhower
  6. dropped on hiroshima and nagasaki, its develepoment was pressed by albert einstein and made by manhattan project
    atomic bomb
  7. 1st city destroyed by atomic bomb, august 6
  8. turning point of war in pacific, japan lost 1/3 of their planes
    battle of midway
  9. December 7, 1941
    Pearl Harbor
  10. leader of troops in philippines, defended from Japanese invasion
    Gen. Douglas MaCarthur
  11. controlled by Japan, U.S. sent to liberate
  12. came up with theory of relativity, u-238 split in Berlin, pushed for atomic bomb funding and it was appeased in Manhattan Project
    albert einstein
  13. japanese officer in phillipines that refused to surrender
    hiro onoda
  14. U.S. would support countries who were trying to resist communism. considered start of cold war
    Truman Doctrine
  15. if one country communistic, the surrounding countries would soon fall into the pressures
    domino theory
  16. divided korea
    38th parallel
  17. considered the “great leader” in korea, ruler of north korea
    kim II sung
  18. communist, founding father of people's republic of china
    mao tse tung
  19. agreement to end israeli-palestinian conflict
    geneva accords
  20. logistical system that ran from north vietnam to south vietnam; manpowered
    ho chi minh trail
  21. going from island to island attatcking during battle of pacific
  22. largest naval battle of wwII
    battle of leyte gulf
  23. signed in berlin; established Axis powers of WWII
    tri- partite pact
  24. supreme commander of japan navy behind pearl harbor
    isoroku yamamato
  25. gave president all power over gov and economy. gave president more power than anyone in u.s. history
    war powers act
  26. confident of FDR. 1 of most powerful men in American domestic and foreign policy
    james byrnes
  27. created to coordinate scientific research for military purposes like the atomic bomb
    office of research and development
  28. president after JFK assassination
    lyndon johnson
  29. allowed gov to take over and operate plants in which labor disputes might have interrupted war production
    smith conally war disputes act
  30. tactic used to prevent spread of communism
    containment policy
  31. group intending to keep america out of war
    commitee to defend america first
  32. influential member of nationalist party. part of nationalist vs communist
    chian kai-shek
  33. last german offensive, 55 mile front
    battle of bulge
  34. named after stalin. no tactical advantage
    battle of stalingrad
  35. italian politican who led national facist party. led italy into wwII
    benito mussolini
  36. death of many jews
  37. president during Cold War, dropped bombs on Japan
    harry Truman
  38. president during wwII, longest presidential term.
    franklin roosevelt
  39. germany lost the war. no tactical advantage and germany lost many people
    battle of stalingrad
  40. supreme court said japanese internment camps was constitutional
    kormeatsu vs. us
  41. decisive naval battle during WWII in which Americans bombed
    Japanese carriers
    battle of philippine sea
  42. between stalin, Roosevelt, and Churchill to open up the
    second front. established d-day
    teheran conference
  43. dividing line between north and south vietnam
    17th parallel
  44. between Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt; said basic peace
    treaty after WWII to restore Europe. Formed the UN, created occupation zones in germany, fix Poland
    yalta conference
  45. first disarmament conference in history; Russia not invited;
    it led to some other treaties; fdr and churchill agree on military strategy
    washington conference
  46. established by Congress to try and get debts back that
    countries still owed from WWI. Many countries in Europe said they’re still rebuilding and so they had longer time to pay, didn’t have to pay at all, or got a significant decrease in the debt.
    foreign debt commission
  47. made war preparations easier on Germany. The
    U.S. allowed them to start off paying little by little and then get to payments that got bigger and bigger.
    dawes plan
  48. pact between Germany, France, and U.S. stating war wouldn’t
    be used to solve weapons
    kelloggs- briand act
  49. nicaraguan minister to u.s.; agreed to allow construction of canal across country link caribbean with pacific
    emiliano chamoro
  50. nicaraguan revolutionary leader of rebellion against u.s.;communist
    augusto sandiano
  51. non interfence in domestic affairs in latin american countries
    good neighbor policy
  52. international organization for cooperation on trade and other issues
    pan american conference
  53. non recognition of international terrority changes that were executed by force
    stimson doctrine
  54. jap attack on american gunboat while it was anchored. they claimed to have not seen the american flag
    uss panay
  55. no selling weapons to countries at war. if country is at war, no u.s. citizens allowed on belligerent ships
    neutrality acts
  56. volunteers who served in Spanish civil war
    abraham lincoln brigade
  57. brodcasted war of worlds on broadcast radio
    h.g. wells
  58. issued early in wwII. defined allies goals for post- world war
    atlantic charter
  59. pact guaranteed a one front war when germany started war; no violence
    nazi soviet pact
  60. u.s. agreement with british saying they could get weapons if they could pay for them on the spot
    cash and carry act
  61. lightening warfare
  62. newspaper editor, politician, author, leader of progressive movement
    william allen white
  63. officer in u.s. army stationed in panama and philippines
    robert wood
  64. every male older than 18 had to sign up for draft
    selective service act
  65. u.s. gave war supplies and money to other countries
    lend-lease act
  66. 1st u.s. navy ship sunk by hostile action
    uss reuben james
  67. undeclared war while u.s. still neutral; told ships to shoot on sight and armed merchant ships.
    battle of atlantic
  68. u.s. helped rebuild european nation after wwII to prevent spread of communism
    marshall plan
  69. campaign by black people to stop racism in u.s.
    double v. campaign
  70. 1st pres of south vietnam
    ngo diem
  71. between u.s. and great britain and russia; talked about post war order, peace, treaties, issues
    potsdam conference
  72. russian communist leader
    joseph stalin
  73. north atlantic treaty organization. grew because of fears of Russian military agresson. 3rd phase of containment
  74. blockade by russians. airlifted supplies. eventually blockade stop. a cause of cold war
    berlin crisis
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2012-05-09 03:26:24
american history

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