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camps, as well. The world remembers this event as the Holocaust, but the Jews called it the Shoah,which means "the catastrophe." The world did little to prevent this from happening.Points/ 100checkCorrect14.Choose the best answer.The ___ Act allowed the United States to become the "Arsenal of Democracy," according to Roosevelt,by supplying allies with war materials.checkCorrectLend-LeaseAnti-AxisDefense of DemocracyWartime Preparedness
In December 1940, Roosevelt declared that America should be an "Arsenal of Democracy" andbegged Congress to come to the aid of England. In March 1941, after a lengthy debate, Congresspassed the Lend-Lease Act. This act allowed the President power to sell, lend, lease, or otherwiseprovide war materials to any nation whose defense was vital to the security of the United States. Theact also allowed American shipyards to repair or refit any vessel of a friendly belligerent.Points/ 100checkCorrect15.Choose the best answer.
A(n) ___ embargo on shipping of oil, aviation fuel, scrap iron, and steel encouraged Japan to forciblyseek resources from Asian neighbors.
The militant Japanese government led by General Hideki Tojo was further angered when the UnitedStates placed an embargo on the shipping of oil, aviation fuel, scrap iron, and steel to Japan. Theembargo led to Japanese aggression toward British and Dutch holdings in Southeast Asia and a planfor seizing the Philippines in order to gain needed resources.Points/ 100checkCorrect16.Choose the best answer.After liberating North Africa, Allied forces next targeted _____.
SardiniaHaving liberated North Africa from Axis control, the Allied force turned its attention to the island ofSicily, located southwest of Italy. General Eisenhower and British General Harold Alexander were incharge of the invasion, which was termed Operation Husky. General George Patton and Britishgeneral Bernard Montgomery led their respective forces into Sicily, quickly overwhelming the Axisforces.Points/ 100checkCorrect

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