America’s Entry into the War

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How did the United States demonstrate its isolationist policy before World War II?
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by avoiding alliances and other international relationships
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Which of the following was a reason the US adopted a policy of isolationism before World War II?
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the large number of American casualties in World War I
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Why did the 1939 cash-and-carry amendment to the Neutrality Acts favor Britain over Germany?
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Britain had a larger fleet of ships to carry arms than Germany.
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How did the Destroyers for Bases agreement President Roosevelt signed help Britain and its allies?
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The agreement put US bases on British territory.
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What action broke off US negotiations with Japan?
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Japan’s invasion of Indochina
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Which piece of Roosevelt’s legislation, passed in 1941, stirred up the most controversy?
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the Lend-Lease Act
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Why did Germany sign a nonaggression pact with the Soviet Union in 1939?
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Hitler wanted to prevent a two-front war.
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What made Germany’s invasions of Europe difficult to stop during World War II?
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Germany’s air attacks and fast-moving ground troops
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What saved many British and French forces from the Germans in 1940?
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the Evacuation of Dunkirk
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During the 1930s the United States followed a foreign policy of isolationism. Which is the best example of that policy?
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avoiding alliances with other nations
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The United States formally entered World War II following the Japanese attack on
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pearl harbor
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Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms speech signaled a shift in US foreign policy from isolationism to
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internationalism.
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During which decade did the US pursue a policy of isolationism?
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1930s
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This map illustrates
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the countries occupied by Germany.
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Where did US military officials expect the Japanese to attack during World War II?
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Asia

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