world history reynolds

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Who organized Kristallnacht?
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The Nazi government
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During the early 1900s the term soviet was initially the name for
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the local council in each Russian City
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In the wake of the February Revolution in Russia, Nicholas II
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lost power and became a regular citizen
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One reason the Third Reich was effective was because it
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used propaganda to encourage nationalism and obedience
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In what was was the Third Reich most successful
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Factories and the infrastructure were expanded
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Why is the name “totalitarianism” appropriate for that form of government
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the government exerts total control
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In 1941 Japan’s desire for expansion in the Pacific led to war with
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The United States
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Even before World War II started in 1939, Japan had already invaded which of these areas?
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China
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WHen Germany experienced inflation, price for goods
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increased
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Which explains why freeing Italy and North Africa was part of the Allied strategy for winning the war
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It would ulimately ensure victory over German forces
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Why was the D-Day invasion crucial for the Allies’ Europe first strategy
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the invasion was key in forcing the Germans to retreat East
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Coalition is
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group formed for a common purpose
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Japan was unable to launch any more major offensives after losing the Battle of
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Midway
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To spur US recovery after the Great Depression, President Roosevelt
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enacted numerous relief and welfare programs
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In the years prior to World War I, the government of Russia was
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an autocratic monarchy
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Pearl Harbor Attack
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Dec 1941, more than 2,300 americans died, 18 US ships sunk or were damaged
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Statement best describes the Allied strategy for winning world war II
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they planned to retake North Africa to invade through Italy, invade France from Britain and Germany from the soviet union, and then combine forces to defeat japan
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Battle of Stalingrad
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Nazi’s 1942 summer invasion of the soviet union, German troops began 5 month siege of the city, casualty rates extremely high on both sides, soviet victory in 1943 turning point of the war
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radar blitzkreig isolationism evacuation initiate
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device that uses radio waves to detect aircraft German term meaning “lightening war” foreign policy nation chooses to stay out of affairs removing something to safety to start
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Nazi curriculum what were the most important subjects
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physical fitness, agriculture, history
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incentive anti-semitism censorship indoctrinate propaganda
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reward to encourage some to behave a certain way anti-jewish descrimination or prejudice towards Jew the government controls information in the media teach others to completely accept the beliefs official communications created to win support
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why did mussolini believe that a fascist government would help him achieve his goals
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it would help to bring the Italian people together for a single purpose
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how did mussolini plan to increase Italy’s strength and power
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he planned to expand Italian territory and create an empire
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what is one cause of the spanish civil war
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military leaders revolted hoping to establish as fascist government
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Francisco Franco (1892-1975)
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general in the spanish army, led the rebellion against the government, became the fascist dictator of spain
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Nanking Massacre
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1937 japan invaded china, japanese troops killed 300,000 civilians in the city of nanking, young soldiers were encouraged by their commanders to be as BRUTAL as possible
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blackshirts authoritarianism totalitariansim fascism ideology
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members in Italy named for their uniform political power is held by single leader/elite group extreme form that tries to control citizens lives created by Mussolini that favored conquering empir set of ideas and beliefs that shape political system

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