Test 3 Study Sheet

Test 3 Study Sheet - Test 3 Study Sheet 1. Understand why...

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Test 3 Study Sheet 1. Understand why the American people were isolationist through most of the 1930’s, and how it reflected itself in legislation passed by Congress. What was going on in Germany, Italy, and Japan during the depression? How did certain leaders get power, how did they hold on to it, and what did they aspire to do with the world? When Hitler first got aggressive, how did the rest of Europe respond, and why? What started the war? What was "Blitzkrieg?" What happened at Dunkirk and during the Battle of Britain that began to erode America's isolationism? What was "America First?" What was Lend-Lease? Why did the Japanese attack us? Why did Churchill believe that the war had been won when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor? 2. The home front lecture was designed to help you understand the contributions that people at home made to winning World War II. What was mobilization and what impact did it have on the economy? Who was "Rosie the Riveter?" What kinds of jobs were created? Who got drafted? What was Japanese internment? Who was A. Philip Randolph? What was the Fair Employment Practices Commission? What sorts of civilian organizations helped the war effort? What were rationing and War Bonds? In what ways did various media help to connect what people were doing at home, to what the armies were doing? What are the black marks on the so-called "good
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2009 for the course HY 204 taught by Professor Wormer during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.

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