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Chapter 23-24 Study Guide

World War II Begins

Terms and People:

• Joseph Stalin • Cash and Carry


• Benito Mussolini • Blitzkrieg
• Adolf Hitler • Axis Powers
• Neville Chamberlain • Genocide
• Winston Churchill • Kristallnacht
• Charles de Gaulle • Atlantic Charter
• Marshall Petain • Allies
• Nazism • Hideki Tojo
• Fascism • Emperor Hirohito
• Totalitarianism • Admiral Isoruko Yamamoto
• Neutrality Acts • Sudetenland
• Appeasement • Lebensraum
• Nonaggression Pact • Danzig
• Munich Pact • Pearl Harbor
• Lend-Lease Act • Embargo
• Rhineland
• Nuremberg Laws

Things to Know:
• The differences between fascism and communism
• The causes of WWII
• The process of appeasement that took place prior to the start of
WWII
• Why the embargo caused Japan to attack the US at Pearl Harbor
• The failure of the League of Nations
• How the Treaty of Versailles contributed to the rise of
totalitarianism in Europe
• Reasons for Hitler’s attack on Russia
• Reasons for and methods used to discriminate Jews in Germany

Continued….

Key Terms and People:


• George Marshall
• Office of Price Administration
• War Production Board
• Rationing
• Dwight D. Eisenhower
• D-Day
• George S. Patton
• Harry S. Truman
• Battle of the Bulge
• V-E Day
• V-J Day
• Douglass MacArthur
• Chester Nimitz
• Kamikaze
• Manhattan Project
• J. Robert Oppenheimer
• Hiroshima
• Nagasaki
• Yalta Conference
• United Nations
• Nuremberg Trials
• G.I. Bill
• Okinawa
• Midway
• Coral Sea
• Guadalcanal