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U.S. History Goal 10 Key Terms
1. Adolf Hitler2. Munich Agreement (Pact)3. Winston Churchill4. Non-Aggression Pact5. Lend-Lease Act6. Pearl Harbor7. Appeasement8. Fascism
9. Dwight Eisenhower10. D-Day (Operation Overlord)11. Battle of the Bulge12. Battle of Midway13. Island Hopping14. Leyte Gulf15. Douglas MacArthur16. V-E Day, V-J Day17. Manhattan Project18. Atomic Bomb19. Yalta Conference20. Potsdam Conference21. War Production Board22. Selective Service Act23. Rationing24. War Bonds25. G.I. Bill26. Baby Boomers27. Rosie the Riveter28. Korematsu v. United States29. “Nisei”
30. Double “V”31. United Nations32. N.A.T.O.33. Warsaw Pact-
1. This type of government emphasizes the government over the individual and has
extreme nationalism
2. Used on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the most powerful weapon ever used in war
3. Event where the Allied forces landed on the beaches of France in order to push
back the Germans
4. Secret government plan to develop the atomic bomb
5. Symbol that encouraged women to work in nontraditional jobs during WWII
6. Government agency that coordinated the production of war materials in WWII
7. Using quotas to conserve war materials for soldiers (ex: food, gasoline)
8. This law gave veterans money and education to help them adjust to returning to
America after the war
9. Leader of Great Britain during most of WW2
10. Deal between Hitler and Stalin (which Hitler later betrayed)
11. American strategy of capturing islands in the Pacific in order to get closer to
12. Turning point in the war in the Pacific
13. Law that helped FDR get around the Neutrality Acts by loaning/renting war
materials to countries at war
14. Event in which Hitler promised not to seek any more land after Czechoslovakia
(he broke this in a month)
15. Dictator of Germany
16. Organization formed after WWII, similar to the League of Nations
17. Campaign to encourage blacks to fight in WWII
18. Supreme Court case in which Japanese internment was ruled to be constitutional
19. Described the rise in the birthrate in the United States after WWII
20. Site of the surprise Japanese attack that brought the United States into WWII
21. Strategy of giving in to Hitler’s demands to avoid war
22. Supreme Allied Commander of the Allies in Europe, later became president
23. Leader of American forces in the Philippines who famously said “I shall return”
24. Victory in Europe, Victory in Japan
25. Alliance of countries in North America and Western Europe that formed after
26. Meeting between Stalin, Churchill, and Truman, in which the demand for Japan’s
unconditional surrender was made
27. Largest naval battle in history; Japanese used kamikaze attacks; America regained
control of the Philippines
28. Fighting that took place in France during the winter in which German forces lost
to the Allies
29. Term used to describe Japanese people who were born in the United States
30. Meeting between Stalin, Churchill, and FDR to decide what to do with Germany
after WWII (how to divide it)
31. The first peacetime draft, passed following the attack on Pearl Harbor
32. Loans made by citizens to the American government to pay for WWII
33. Alliance of Eastern European countries and the Soviet Union that formed after