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Standard VII C:
The student will understand WWII.
JEOPARDY!
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Standard VII C:
The student will understand WWII.
JEOPARDY!
Battles in
the
Pacific
Battles in
Europe
Groups and
Individuals
The Home
Front
Germany
Post-War
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Answer 1-100
• On what Pacific Ocean island did Japan
try to destroy the Pacific Fleet for a second
time: American forces lead a successful
surprise attack because they had broken
the Japanese military code in 1942?
•Battle of Midway
Answer 1-200
• This was the first US offensive in the
Pacific
•Guadalcanal
Answer 1-300
• This is the name given to the event that
occurred in the Philippines when the
American and Filipino soldiers were forced
to surrender to the Japanese and march
through the jungle to their prison camp.
•Bataan Death March
Answer 1-400
• At this battle, the Americans stopped the
Japanese advance on Australia.
•Battle of the
Coral Sea
Answer 1-500
• The number of casualties on these two
Japanese islands were part of the reason
that convinced President Truman to drop
the atomic bombs on Japan
•Iwo Jima and
Okinawa
Answer 2-100
This was the title of the year long operation
that resulted in the D-Day invasion at
Normandy
Operation Overlord
Answer 2-200
• This was the air battle between the
Luftwaffe and the RAF that caused Hitler
to begin a two front war.
•Battle of Britain
Answer 2-300
• The German invasion of the Soviet Union.
•Operation
Barbarossa
Answer 2-400
• The Battle of the Atlantic turned in the
Allies’ favor in 1943 with the
development of what?
•Sonar
Answer 2-500
• This was Hitler’s last ditch attempt to force
the Allies out of Germany.
•Battle of the Bulge
Answer 3-100
• List the 5 nations that were the major
Allied Powers during WWII.
• United States
• England
• France
• Soviet Union (Russia)
• China
Answer 3-200
• List the 3 Axis Powers of WWII.
• Italy
• Germany
• Japan
Answer 3-300
• These men were vital to the Allied war
strategy because they were responsible
for sending and receiving coded Allied
messages; they were never broken by the
Japanese
• Navajo Code Talkers
Answer 3-400
• This race riot occurred in California
between American sailors and Mexican
men
•Zoot-Suit Riots
Answer
3-500
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• This court case occurred in 1944, in which the Supreme
Court ruled that the U.S. government was justified in
forcing Japanese onto internment camps because during
times of war it is constitutional to limit people’s civil
liberties.
•Korematsu vs. United
States
Answer 4-100
• This was the main way the United States
financed the war.
•War Bonds
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 Britain. The Allies would
pay for the supplies “later”. What act
allowed President Roosevelt to do this?
• The Lend-Lease Act
Answer 4-300
• The Selective Training and Service Act of
1940 was the first one of these.
•Peacetime draft
Answer 4-400
• This is the executive order signed by FDR
that forced Japanese Americans onto
internment camps.
•Executive Order
9066
Answer 4-500
• What are the Four Freedoms?
•Speech, Religion,
Fear, Want
Answer 5-100
• World War II broke out when Hitler
invaded this country.
•Poland
Answer 5-200
• Hitler gave up his plan of carrying out
Operation Sea Lion because
•He lost the
Battle of Britain
Answer 5-300
• This treaty gave Hitler an insurance policy
against having to fight a two-front war
•The GermanSoviet NonAggression Pact
Answer 5-400
• Why did Hitler decide to invade the Soviet
Union after he lost the Battle of Britain?
•He needed the
wheat and oil
Answer 5-500
• The theory of setting aside one’s beliefs to
pacify an aggressor was known as
•Appeasement
Answer 6-100
• This was signed between FDR and
Churchill in Newfoundland and became
the backbone of the United Nations.
•Atlantic Charter
Answer 6-200
• This event set the precedent that national
leaders can be held responsible for crimes
against humanity
•Nuremburg Trials
Answer 6-300
• This conference is also known as the
Crimea Conference.
•Yalta
Answer 6-400
• This is the conference where Stalin agreed
to declare war on Japan two months after
Germany surrendered.
•Teheran Conference
Answer 6-500
• This was the last wartime conference held
in Germany in 1945.
• Potsdam
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