Jeopardy JEOPARDY! Japan Teams and Individuals Taking a Stand Germany Germany Gets Her Way 100 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500 500 WWII Facts Answer 1-100 • On what Pacific Ocean island did American forces lead a successful surprise attack on the Japanese in 1942? •Battle of Midway Answer 1-200 • Where did Operation Torch occur, which resulted in major victories for Allied forces? •North Africa Answer 1-300 • Who was the Supreme Commander of Allied Forces during the invasion of Normandy, France on June 6, 1944? (The D-Day Invasion) •General Dwight D. Eisenhower Answer 1-400 • Which military leader did the Japanese surrender to onboard the U.S.S. Missouri? •General Douglas MacArthur Answer 1-500 • What were Sobibor, Auschwitz-Birkenau, and Dakau? •German concentration camps Answer 2-100 Why did Japan want to take over many of the nations in eastern and southeastern Asia? To control their natural resources Answer 2-200 • What was the name of the scientific project, sponsored by the U.S. government, to create an atomic bomb? •The Manhattan Project Answer 2-300 • What two Japanese cities were destroyed when the U.S. dropped atomic bombs on Japan toward the end of WWII? •Hiroshima and Nagasaki Answer 2-400 • “Yesterday, December 7, 1941 – a date that will live in infamy – the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan… I believe I interpret the will of the Congress and of the people when I assert that we will not only defend ourselves to the uttermost but will make very certain that this form of treachery shall never endanger us again… I ask that the Congress declare that since… Sunday, December 7th, a state of war has existed between the United States and the Japanese Empire.” What event occurred to lead President Roosevelt to make this appeal? • The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Answer 2-500 • Who was the Emperor of Japan during WWII? •Emperor Hirohito Answer 3-100 • List the 4 nations that were the major Allied Powers during WWII. • United States • England • France • Soviet Union (Russia) Answer 3-200 • List the 3 Axis Powers of WWII. • Italy • Germany • Japan Answer 3-300 • What did Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, and George S. Patton all have in common? • They were all U.S. military leaders during WWII Answer 3-400 • Who was the Chief of Staff to the Emperor of Japan? He planned the attack on Pearl Harbor. •Hideki Tojo Answer 3-500 Daily Double!!! • Who is the Nobel Prize winner that was a Holocaust survivor? He said “ Never shall I forget that night, the first night in the camp, which has turned my life into one long night… Never shall I forget the little faces of the children, whose bodies I saw turned into wreaths of smoke beneath a silent blue sky. Never shall I forget those flames which consumed my faith forever. Never shall I forget that nocturnal silence which deprived me, for all eternity, of the desire to live. Never shall I forget those moments which murdered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to dust. Never shall I forget these things, even if I am condemned to live as long as God Himself. Never”. •Elie Wiesel Answer 4-100 • What was the official policy of the United States at the beginning of both WWI and WWII? •To remain neutral Answer 4-200 Daily Double!!! • Before the U.S. entered WWII, President Roosevelt tried to stay out of the war and help the Allies by shipping weapons and other supplies to them. The Allies would pay for the supplies “later”. What act allowed President Roosevelt to do this? • The Lend-Lease Act Answer 4-300 • What term describes being against political and economic relationships with other countries? •Isolationism Answer 4-400 • Before and during WWII, Germany was devoted only to the interests and culture of Germany. What term describes this extreme devotion to self-interest? •Nationalism Answer 4-500 • Joseph Stalin, Benito Mussolini, and Adolf Hitler all had complete control over their nations. What term describes when a government has complete control of a nation? •Totalitarian Answer 5-100 • What term is used to describe a nation that stresses nationalism and places the interest of the nation above those of individuals? •Fascism Answer 5-200 • What term describes the WWII-German form of fascism? •Nazism Answer 5-300 • What book did Adolf Hitler write? In it, he described the basic beliefs of Nazism and his plans for the Nazi Party. •Mein Kampf Answer 5-400 • What was the group of men called that joined Hitler’s private army? •Storm Troopers Answer 5-500 • After Hitler took over Germany, he established the Third German Empire. What was the German name for this empire? •The Third Reich Answer 6-100 • Who was the Spanish General that established a fascist government in Spain in the 1930’s? He was supported by Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini. •Francisco Franco Answer 6-200 • Which British Prime Minister signed an agreement to allow Adolf Hitler to annex Czechoslovakia into Germany? Because of this agreement, Hitler took over Czechoslovakia without firing a shot. •Neville Chamberlain Answer 6-300 • What term describes giving-up one’s principals in order to pacify an aggressor? •Appeasement Answer 6-400 • What term describes an agreement between two nations not to go to war against each other? •Non-Aggression Pact Answer 6-500 • What term described Germany’s military strategy to use fast tanks and powerful aircraft, followed by overwhelming ground forces? The term means “lightning war”. • Blitzkrieg Total Your Scores Now Who will be our WWII Jeopardy Champion? Thanks for Playing Jeopardy!