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Global II World War Two Review (Clickable)
Can you pick the key terms from our study of World War Two?
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This type of government is characterized by extreme nationalism, militarism, loss of individual rights, and one-party rule. It was seen in Germany and Italy in the 1930s
Germany's money became worthless at an extremely fast rate in the 1920s. The vocab word to describe this is
This man was able to capitalize on the anger felt by Germany over their economy and losing World War One to become the country's leader
The leader of Germany in the 1930s was in charge of this political party
This was the name of the German government that was hated by its people and blamed for the harsh terms of the Treaty of Versailles
This man became the dictator of Italy in 1922
Japan invaded Manchuria in 1931. They were grabbing colonies in order to gain
Japanese soldiers slaughtered 300,000 Chinese citizens in this event in 1937
Instead of standing up to the aggression of Italy, Japan, and Germany in the '30s, world leaders kept providing them concessions in order to keep the peace. This is known as
The aggression of Japan, Germany, and Italy in the 1930s showed the weakness of this organization of countries from around the world set up to keep peace
After this meeting between Germany, Italy, France, and England in 1938, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain famously declared, 'I believe it is peace for our time.'
When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, it used a fighting tactic called _________________, which in German means 'lightning war'
Many countries around the world were engaging in _________________, or having a foreign policy that avoids dealing with other countries around the world. Example: U.S. in the 1930s
This British leader was well-known for his inspiring speeches throughout World War Two
The Battle of El Alamein was an important victory for the British because it stopped Germany from gaining control of the Suez Canal. What vocab word does this demonstrate?
The evacuation of British and French troops from _____________ in 1940 prevented over 330,000 people from being taken prisoner by the Germans.
In this famous early battle of World War Two, the Germans tried to bomb the British into submission before launching their invasion
Germany, Italy, and Japan made up the group known as
France, Britain, and eventually the United States and the USSR made up the group known as
Hitler's invasion of the USSR, known as Operation Barbarossa, failed at the Battle of Stalingrad for the same reason that Napoleon failed years earlier. This reason was _________
This invasion by the Allies on June 6, 1944 won the beaches of Normandy and allowed for a major invasion of Europe
This surprise attack by the Japanese brought the United States into World War Two
These two Japanese cities were leveled by atomic bombs on August 6th and August 9th, 1945
In this event, American and Filipino soldiers were captured, tortured, killed, and treated inhumanely by Japanese soldiers as they were forced to march over 50 miles.
Term for an extreme prejudice against Jewish people
The genocide of Jews, homosexuals, and other groups by the Germans before and during World War Two is known as
German for 'The Night of Broken Glass,' this event was marked by Nazis terrorizing buildings owned by Jewish citizens in Germany.
Most victims of the Holocaust were executed in __________________ __________
Surviving leaders of the Nazi party were punished for their crimes against humanity in a series of public hearings known as the
The United States strategy for defeating Japan in the Pacific focused on taking islands away from Japan and closing in on the Japanese mainland. This strategy was known as
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