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WWII axis powers
Germany and Italy
yalta conference
decision to split germany into foru to restore the country and who would occupy it
WWII allies
great britain, us, and the soviet union
atlantic charter
meeting between churchhill and roosevelt, discussing germany and the united nations
neutrality acts
banned us from providing weapons to nations at war, banned loans to such nations, permitted trade w/fighting nations in nonmilitary goods as long as those natinos paid cash adn transported the cargo themselves (cash and carry)
potsdam conference
peace treaty
fall of france
france gave up and when hitler arrived in paris about 1.5 million troops surrendered
franco francisco
facist dictator of spain
d-day
code name for the allied invaion of france on june 6, 1944
wwII veterans
after war given bonuses, any WWII vets went to college for free
second new deal
response to critics who said he didn't do enough for "ordinary" americans, more social welfare benefits, stricter controls over business, stronger support for unions, nad higher taxes on the rich
battle of the coral sea
between american and japanese aircraft
battle of the buldge
german forces launched a final counter attack in the west
joseph stalin
leader of soviet union, woke with foosevelt and churchill during ww11
division of germany
divided into four, russia, us, england, and france
tennesse valley authority
helped farmers adn created jobs in one of the country's least developed regions
new deal
the relief, recovery and reform programs of FDR's admin. that were aimed at combating the greatd depression
victory in europe day
may 8 1945
national recovery admin.
set out ot balance the unstable economy through extensive planning
invasion of poland
poland, france, and britain formed and alliance, but poland fell because of Germany's lightening fast invasion
john j. pershing
leader fo american expeditionanary forces during WW1
treaty of versailles violation
hilter reoccupied the Rhineland, a military base in germany
pearl harbor
december 7, 1941
battle of guadalcanal
between the us and japan
v-j day
victory in japan day, august 15, 1945
battle of midway
between the US and japan, a turning point in the war in the pacific
FDR and churchill's strategy
first they decided they must get rid of nazism and stop hitler, unconditional surrender
douglas maccarthur
us general during the great depresson and ww1
1932 election
between Hoover and FDR, FDR won by millions of votes b/c of his fresh new approach, the New deal
nazism
extreme form of facism combined with racism, hitler's fanatical ideas about german nationalism and racial superiority
facism
emphasizes the emportance of the nation or an ethnic group, and the supreme authority of the leader over that of the individual
stock market crash
october 29, 1929
Federal deposit insurance corp.
insured bank deposits
neville chamberlain
prime minister fo england before churchill, victim of appeasment
stimson doctrine
response to japanese into manchuria, yelled at japan for invading china
civilian conservation corps.
put more thatn 2.5 million yound, unmarried men to work maintaining forests, beaches, and parks
benito mussolini
italian facist leader who took power, known for his brutal policies
sudetenland
britain and france give into appeasement and agreed to sacrifice the Sudentenland to Germany

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