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1 Name: Teacher: Period: World War II Review Sheet Textbook Chapters 16 & 17 Brown Book Chapter Evaluate the Russian leader, type of government, and their aggressions leading up to WWII (529) 2. Evaluate the Italian leader, type of government, and their aggressions leading up to WWII (530) 3. Evaluate the German leader, type of government, and their aggressions leading up to WWII (531) 4. Evaluate the Japanese leader, type of government, and their aggressions leading up to WWII (532) 5. Describe the highlights of the Spanish Civil War (533) 6. Evaluate the reasons the U.S. wanted to remain neutral ( ) 7. What were the Neutrality Acts and why were they significant? (535)

2 8. What is the Appeasement Policy and why is it significant? (538) 9. Analyze major military events of World War II a. Austria (537) b. Sudetenland (537) c. Czechoslovakia ( ) d. Poland (539) e. Blitzkrieg (539) f. France (540) g. Battle of Britain ( ) 10. Analyze the Holocaust (542) 11. Describe what happened to Jews who fled or were not sent to concentration camps ( )

3 12. What was Hitler s Final Solution? ( ) 13. What were concentration camps? ( ) 14. Explain the actions Roosevelt did to move away from neutrality a. Cash and Carry (550) b. Quarantine Speech (BB229) c. Defense Spending (551) d. Selective Training and Service Act (551, 563) e. Lend-Lease Plan (552) f. Navy Self Defense against Wolf Packs (553) g. Senate repealed ban of arming merchant ships (554) 15. What were the Axis Powers? Which countries joined? (551)

4 16. Evaluate the contributions of the Flying Tigers (551) 17. What was the Atlantic Charter and why was it significant? (554) 18. Who were the Allies? Which countries joined? (554) 19. Outline Japanese expansionism from ( ) 20. Identify reasons for the attack on Pearl Harbor ( ) 21. What was Roosevelt s reaction to Pearl Harbor outline the immediate effects of his reaction (557) 22. Evaluate high levels of military enlistment and volunteerism ( ) 23. Evaluate the contributions of George Marshall (563) 24. Evaluate the creation of the Women s Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) (563)

5 25. Evaluate the opportunities and obstacles for minorities (563) 26. Evaluate domestic industry's rapid mobilization for the war effort (564) 27. Explain the home front and how American patriotism inspired a new workforce ( ) 28. Evaluate the mobilization of scientists and creation of the Manhattan Project (567) 29. Analyze the function of the Office of Price Administration (OPA) (567) 30. Analyze the function of the War Production Board (WPB) (567) 31. Analyze the function of the U.S. Office of War Information (OWI) (567) 32. Explain the home front and how American patriotism inspired sacrifices and investments by citizens (568) a. Conservation

6 b. Victory Gardens c. Rationing d. War Bonds e. Volunteering 33. Describe the economic effects of World War II on the home front 34. Major Events in the European Theater a. Battle of Atlantic (570) b. Battle of Stalingrad (571) c. North African Front (572) & Erwin Rommel d. Italian Campaign (573) e. Operation Overlord / Normandy Invasion / D-Day ( )

7 f. Battle of the Bulge (576) g. Liberation of Concentration Camps (576) h. German Surrender (577) i. V-E Day (577) 35. Evaluate the contributions of the Tuskegee Airmen (573) 36. Evaluate the contributions of other minority groups (573) a. African Americans Double V Campaign b. Mexican Americans

8 Bracero Program (662) c. Japanese Americans 37. Evaluate the military contributions of Omar Bradley (574) 38. Evaluate the military contributions of George Patton (574) 39. Evaluate the military contributions of Dwight Eisenhower (BB240) 40. Major Events in the Pacific Theater a. Japanese Advances (579) b. Philippines and the Bataan Death March (579) c. Doolittle Raid (579) d. Battle of Coral Sea (579)

9 e. Battle of Midway (579) f. Island Hopping ( ) g. Kamikaze & Battle of Leyte Gulf (581) h. Iwo Jima (583) i. Okinawa (583) j. Hiroshima k. Nagasaki l. V-J Day 41. Evaluate the military contributions of Douglas MacArthur (579)

10 42. Evaluate the military contributions of Chester A. Nimitz (579) 43. Evaluate the contributions of the Navajo Code Talkers (579) 44. Analyze the development of conventional and atomic weapons (583) 45. Who is Robert Oppenheimer and why is he significant? (583) 46. Analyze fighting the war on multiple fronts 47. What happened at the Yalta Conference? Who was in attendance? (585) 48. Identify and explain reasons for changes in political boundaries resulting from international conflicts 49. What were the Nuremberg trials and why were they significant? ( ) 50. Evaluate the occupation of Japan (587)

11 51. Evaluate the domestic and international leadership of Franklin D. Roosevelt 52. Evaluate the domestic and international leadership of Harry Truman 53. Explain the significance of the following years as turning points: (World War II) 54. Evaluate how WWII helped to end of the Great Depression ( ) 55. Describe the economic effects of increased opportunity for women (591) 56. Describe social issues people faced during and after WWII (592) 57. Evaluate the Servicemen s Readjustment Act aka the GI Bill (592) 58. Describe the economic effects of increased opportunity for minority employment ( ) 59. What was Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and why was it significant? (593)

12 60. Evaluate the Zoot Suit Riots (593) 61. Analyze the discrimination German and Italian Americans faced (594) 62. Analyze the internment of Japanese Americans and Executive Order 9066 ( ) 63. Evaluate the Supreme Court Decision on Korematsu v. United States 1944 ( ) 64. What was the Japanese American Citizens League and why was it significant? (595) 65. Explain constitutional issues raised by federal government policy changes during World War II 66. Describe U.S. responses to Soviet aggression after World War II

13 67. What happened at the Potsdam Conference? Who was in attendance? (604) 68. Evaluate the creation of the United Nations (603) 69. Discuss the importance of congressional Medal of Honor recipients such as Vernon J. Baker (BB240) 70. Explain how specific needs result in scientific discoveries and technological innovations in agriculture, the military, and medicine.

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