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  1. Hot and Cold: WWII and its Aftermath

  2. Describe the Holocaust. • Jews were forced into camps where they were imprisoned and killed by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi troops.

  3. The Dropping of Atomic Bombs • Ended WWII.

  4. President Truman Sent Troops to South Korea to Keep North Korea From Invading and Spreading Their Communist Governmentbecause: • To stop the spread of communism through the Korean War, the US did:

  5. The Attack on Pearl Harbor • A surprise attack by Japanese airplanes on a U.S. naval base.

  6. The Senator That Accused Government Officials of Being Communists: • Joseph Mccarthy

  7. What is D-Day? • The allied invasion of Normandy.

  8. The main role of the United States in the formation of the United Nations: • The U.S. convinced other allies to join in an international organization to keep another world war from happening.

  9. The Significance of Iwo Jima: • It provided a strategic location for American planes to conduct an air assault on Japan.

  10. How did the North Atlantic Treaty Organization aid in stopping the spread of Communism? • Nato created an alliance of countries that agreed to help each other in the event of a military attack by communist countries.

  11. The Berlin Airlift • The U.S. sent planes to deliver supplies to West Berlin so they would not have to deal with the communists.

  12. The Soviet Leader during the late 1950s and 1960s is • Nikita Khrushchev

  13. The Primary Effect of Rationing Was: • People could not purchase everything they wanted because many of America’s resources were diverted to the war effort.

  14. The Iron Curtain • It was a military barrier set up between Communist and non-communist countries in Europe.

  15. Major acts of German aggression in Europe leading up to WWII were • Invasion of Poland and the extermination of other races.

  16. During WWII Rationing Created an opportunity cost for Americans because: • Americans had to limit the amount of food they bought so there would be enough for the military.

  17. Matching • Roosevelt-US President who declared war on Japan. • Churchill-Prime Minister of Great Britain. • Stalin-Dictator of the Soviet Union. • Hitler-Dictator of Germany. • Hirohito-Leader of Japan • Truman-US president who dropped the atomic Bomb. • Mussolini-Dictator of Italy.

  18. Japan’s Aggression in Asia during WWII • Japan took over most of eastern China.

  19. The Importance of V-E and V-J Day. • V-E: Victory in Europe. • V-J: Victory in Japan • End of both Wars.

  20. The Tuskegee Airmen Impacted the Views of Americans Toward African-Americans by: • First Black American Airmen. • Many Americans believed that black men lacked courage, intelligence, skill, and patriotism. • Escorted bomber groups.

  21. Rosie the Riveter represented the changing roles of women in WWII • Many men were away at war. • Women filled these jobs. • Symbol that women could successfully fill jobs held by men.

  22. President Truman Decided to Drop the Atomic Bomb because: • Japan was stubborn about surrendering. • High American Casualties.