US History WWII Test Study Guide What is facism? 454 Who is Joseph Stalin? 455 How did Adolf Hitler rise to power? 456 What is the Nye Committee? 458 What are the motives for the Nuetrality Acts? 458-459 Why did Hitler want to control the Anchluss? 460 What is appeasement? How did it lead to WWII? 461 What is the Nazi-Soviet pact? 462 What is blitzkrieg? 462 What is the Maginot line and why did it fail? 462 What is the significance of Dunkirk? 463 What is the significance of the Battle of Britain? 465 What are the Nuremburg laws? 466 What is the final solution? 470-471 What is the Destroyers for bases deal? 474 What did isolationists argue for? 475 What is the lend-lease act? 476 Pearl Harbor 479 What did Roosevelt do to prepare for WWII? 486-487 Why are cost-plus contracts beneficial? 488 Who are the Tuskegee Airmen? 492 What were women’s role in the armed forces? 493 Who is Chester Nimitz? 494 Who is Douglas MacArthur? 494 What is the Bataan death march? 495 Midway 496 Why did the US attack the periphery of the German Empire? 497 Who are the major players in the battle for N. Africa? 497-498 How did American Industry help win the battle for the Atlantic? 498-499 Stalingrad 499 Japanese Internment camps 504-505 What is the Casablanca Conference? 508 What is the Tehran conference? 510 d-day 509-510 Island Hopping 513-515 What is the significance of the Battle of the Bulge? 518 Why did the US firebomb Japan? 521 What is the Manahattan project? 522-523 Why did Truman drop the bomb 523, Internet sources What are the Nuremberg Trails? 525 What is the purpose of the United Nations? 524 Essay: Is the United States justified in it’s decision to drop the Atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki? Explain your answer.