1.13 Quiz: War’s End

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What was the main reason for the rise of dictators in Europe and Asia during the 1930s?
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Dictators promised economic recovery and order.
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Which country was not invaded by European and Asian dictators during the 1930s?
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Vietnam
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Why had the United States returned to isolationism by the 1930s?
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People felt World War I had been fought for nothing and wanted to avoid a second conflict.
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All of the following describe ways that FDR assisted the Allies before entering World War II except __________.
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offering the surveillance services of military intelligence to allow the British to target the Luftwaffe
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What eventually brought the United States into World War II?
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Japan bombed U.S. ships in Pearl Harbor.
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What was one way the United States met the challenge of producing supplies for U.S. troops in World War II?
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Federal agencies were established to help civilian manufacturers retool.
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How did the role of women change during World War II?
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Large numbers of women entered both the civilian workforce and the military.
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During World War II, many African Americans experienced all except:
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refusal by the federal government to hire blacks
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How did Americans participate in the war effort on the home front?
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They accepted rationing and saved scrap metal.
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Which was the most serious constitutional question raised by the presence of internment camps in the United States during World War II?
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Most detainees were U.S. citizens held without charges or the prospect of a speedy hearing.
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What was the main idea behind President Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms speech?
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Roosevelt believed security, civil rights, and access to basic needs were universal rights.
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Which was not a U.S. military success in the Pacific theater?
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Bataan
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The United States ended the war by dropping the first atomic bombs in August 1945. Where did the United States drop the bombs?
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Nagasaki and Hiroshima
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Who was not a key U.S. commander in World War II?
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Robert McNamara
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Which battle was a key part of the Allied offense to defeat Germany?
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the D-day invasion at Normandy

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