Invaded by Hitler in WWI in violation to the Treaty of Versailles
Program in which the United States supplied war materials to the Allies during World War II
International treaty between Germany and the Soviet Union in which they pledged not to fight each other
WWII alliance of France, Great Britain, U.S. and the Soviet Union
WWII alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan
WWII began after Germany invaded this country
The mass evacuation of Allied forces from France to Great Britain in WWII
The Soviet’s policy of devastating all land and buildings in the course of advancing troops so as to leave nothing salvageable to the enemy.
A major U.S. naval base in Hawaii; attacked by the Japanese on December 7, 1941
Allied military strategy in the Pacific during WWII
First attack on Japanese soil
Last major battle in the Pacific
Japanese Americans forced to relocate to detention camps during WWII
Hitler’s “Final Solution”; the deliberate mass killing of Europe’s “undesirables”
Work camps and death camps where the Nazis sent Jewish civilians, political prisoners, and other “undesirables”
Became Prime Minister of Great Britain and rallied the British people
United States general who commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II; accepted the surrender of Japan; commander of U.N. forces during the Korean War
a) What was the Munich Agreement? b) What countries were involved? c) Why was it a failure?
Describe the Battle of the Bulge. a) Where did the battle take place? b) How did the battle earn its name? c) Why was the Battle of the Bulge significant?
Describe the Invasion of Normandy. a) What three nations were involved in the initial, invasion phase? b) What two beaches did the Americans take? c) Why was the Invasion of Normandy an important victory for the Allies?
Explain Hitler’s three major errors during WWII. Be specific.
Describe the Yalta Conference. a) Who was present and what countries did they represent? b) What three agreements were made?
International organization formed in 1945 to promote international peace, security, and cooperation
Continued state of political conflict, military tension, and economic competition existing between the U.S.S.R. and the U.S. following World War II
First satellite to orbit the earth; launched by the Soviets on October 4, 1957
The Allied response to the Soviet’s attempt to cut off all communication and transportation into the western portion of Germany’s capital
Military alliance of nations in defense against the Soviet Union; if one nations was attacked, the other nations would respond with force
Boundary separating N. and S. Korea
Egypt threatened to seize the Suez canal when the U.S., Great Britain, and France refused to back their irrigation plant and dam on the Nile River
Communist party leader who gained power in the Soviet Union in 1953
Leader of the Chinese Communists
Explain how tensions developed between the United States and the Soviet Union following WWII by describing the differences between their goals, government, and economy.
Describe the Korean War: a) What caused the conflict? b) What was the Great Debate and how was it solve? b) What was the result of the war?