History Ch. 24 events

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  1. what threatened to destroy the roots of Western civilization
    liberalism
  2. what states that nothing can be known except observable scientific "facts"
    positivism
  3. teaches actions should be judged by results not morality
    pragmatism
  4. belief that matters of morality should be based on consideration of the well-being of mankind in this present life
    secularism
  5. worship of man
    Humanism
  6. someone who desires freedom from something or freedom to do something
    liberal
  7. claims there is no truth or reality
    existentialism
  8. what do they call the attempt to capture momentary , fleeting "impressions" received by the physical senses
    impressionism
  9. major peace conference attempted to outlaw international war
    Paris Peace Pact
  10. positivism
    nothing can be known except for observable facts
  11. psychoanalysis
    when subconscious physical drivers or irrational fears determine a man's action
  12. existentialism
    claims there is no truth or reality
  13. who made up the Axis Powers
    • Italy
    • Germany
    • Japan
  14. the "Flying Tigers" helped who fight against the Japanese
    China
  15. what decided the dismemberment of Czechoslovakia
    Munich Pact
  16. what nation by Italy by 1939
    Albania
  17. what nation was invaded that sparked WWII
    Poland
  18. what did the Great Depression begin
    October 29, 1929
  19. where were over 300,000 British and French soldiers rescued from Germany
    port of Dunkirk
  20. what was the failed invasion of Great Britain
    Operation Sea Lion
  21. what year was the turning point in the war in Europe
    1941
  22. the collaborationist government of Southern France
    Vichy
  23. what is the German word for "Lightning War"
    blitzkrieg
  24. "sitting down war"
    sitzkrieg
  25. act that adopted the "cash-and-carry" principle for dealing with warring nations
    Neutrality Act of 1937
  26. when was Pearl Harbor bombed
    December 7, 1941
  27. invasion of Vichy French Northwest Africa
    Operation Torch
  28. which axis power surrendered on September 18, 1943
    Italy
  29. where was the costly victory for Russia
    Stalingrad
  30. what was the Nazis' last great offensive in the West
    Battle of the Bulge
  31. what happened on May 8, 1945
    V-E day
  32. Battle where apposing vessels never saw each other
    Battle of the Coral Sea
  33. where the Japanese lost almost all of heir remaining ships and planes
    Battle of Leyte Gulf
  34. where was the first atomic bomb used
    Hiroshima
  35. where was the turning point in the war in the Pacific
    Midway
  36. where was the sight of the horrible death march
    Bataan Peninsula
  37. who was known as Japanese American, "second generation"
    Nisei
  38. what country sank the US Panay
    Japan
  39. where were most of American and Dutch ships sunk
    Battle of the Java Sea
  40. Allies used this strategy in the Pacific Ocean
    "island hopping"
  41. what was the code name for the atomic bombs development
    Manhattan Project

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