2012 DBQ Exercise
In the post-Civil War United States,
corporations grew significantly in
number, size and influence. Analyze
the impact of big business on the
economy and politics and the
responses of Americans to these
changes. Confine your answer to
In A Polish Ghetto
Nazi Germanys attempt to exterminate Europes Jewalong with millions of Gypsies,
Slavs, homosexuals, and people with disabilitiesis called the Holocaust. As World War II
raged between 1939 and 1945, the Nazis uprooted Jewish families and
1. When was the Hitler Youth Movement Founded?
2. What age group of boys was given as a gift to Hitler each year?
10 year olds
3. How were all young Germans taught to view Hitler?
As their supreme leader and needed full devotion to him.
Soviet Wartime Poster Recalls Past Russian Glories
The Soviet Union was a latecomer to the fight against fascism. In 1939, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin
signed a non-aggression pact with Hitler. The agreement, however, was a trick Hitler used to keep the Ru
Questions to ponder
1. What were Hitlers views on racial equality?
Men are not created equal. Germans are the superior race and couldnt
marry other races.
2. Who does Hitler see as the most inferior people? Why does he
blame them for the worlds
World War II Terms
Directions: Using your textbook and/or lecture notes, describe the event, term or person and explain the significance.
Event, Term or Person
Description and Historical Significance
Why did America Lose the Vietnam War?
The Viet Cong used the following
If the enemy attack retreat
Raid all enemy camps
Attack when the enemy is
If the enemy retreats follow
The only way to win against
guerrilla warfare is
During his early years in political power in Germany, Adolf Hitler hid his aggressive intentions from other European leaders. The 1919 Treaty of Versailles had limited the
German army to only a hundred thousand (100,000) soldi
The Monarchy Self-Destructs
Nicholas decision to go to the front allowed his wife, the Tsaritsa Alexandra
(who was German by birth), to play a more significant role in Petrograd (as the
capital had been renamed in 1914, in a patriotic change from the Germ