____ 1. Which of the following became a dress rehearsal for World War II by demonstrating the destructive power of modern warfare?
____ 2. Which of the following cities was the target of a Nazi blitz for two months in 1941?
____ 3. “Operation Barbarossa” refers to Hitler’s plan to conquer
____ 4. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,
____ 5. “D-Day” refers to the
____ 6. Which of these battles was a turning point after which the United States took the offensive in the Pacific?
____ 7. The Allied forces ended the war in Europe by
____ 8. Which nation suffered the highest number of casualties in World War II?
____ 9. According to Figure 31-1, which country was divided after World War II?
____ 10. According to Figure 31-1, which free country shared a border with the Soviet Union?
____ 11. According to Figure 31-1, which of the following areas was added to the Soviet Union after World War II?
____ 12. According to Figure 31-1, which of the following Eastern European countries remained free of Soviet control?
____ 13. In response to Axis aggression in the 1930s, western democracies followed a policy of
____ 14. The term Holocaust refers to the
____ 15. The Battle of Midway was the turning point that
____ 16. The war in Europe ended with the
____ 17. The nation that suffered the greatest number of both civilian and military dead and wounded in World War II was
____ 18. The major rivals in the Cold War were
____ 19. Giving in to the demands of an aggressor in order to keep the peace
____ 20. Opposition to all war
____ 21. Lightning war
____ 22. Deliberate destruction of a group of people
____ 23. One who cooperates with an enemy force occupying a country
____ 24. Japanese pilots who undertook suicide missions to attack American warships
____ 25. Limiting communism to areas already under Soviet control
____ 26. State of tension and hostility among nations without armed conflict
Match each term with the correct statement below.
____ 27. Ethiopian king who appealed to the League of Nations for help
____ 28. Nationalist general who created a Fascist dictatorship in Spain
____ 29. Prime minister who rallied Britain to fight against Nazi aggression
____ 30. Supreme Allied commander in Europe
____ 31. President who issued a policy stating that Americans would resist Soviet expansion in the world
____ 32. Town that was brutally attacked by Germany during the Spanish Civil War
____ 33. Beach on the English Channel where Allied troops were rescued from advancing Nazis
____ 34. Naval base in Hawaii that was attacked by Japan in 1941
____ 35. Site of a battle in Egypt that became a turning point in World War II
____ 36. Japanese city destroyed by an atomic bomb dropped by the United States in 1945
37. Identify three acts of aggression by dictators in the 1930s.