I can summarize the origins of World War II, & I can assess the American response to the growing international crisis from 1935-1941.
Critical Vocabulary: Benito Mussolini, Adolf Hitler, Third Reich, Emperor Hirohito,Neutrality Acts, "Cash-and-Carry,” General Francisco, Berlin-Rome Axis, "Rape of Nanking," "Quarantine Speech,” Munich Conference, Non-Aggression Pact, "Battle of Britain," "Arsenal of Democracy,” "Lend-Lease" Bill, American First Committee, Atlantic Charter, General Hideki Tojo, Pearl Harbor, General Douglas MacArthur, Battle of the Coral Sea, Battle of Midway, "Island-Hopping," Iwo Jima, Okinawa, General Dwight David Eisenhower, General Omar Bradley, General George S. Patton, Battle of Stalingrad, D-Day, “Battle of the Bulge,” War Resources Board, National War Labor Board, War Labor Disputes Act, Office of Price Administration, Office of Scientific Research and Development, “Manhattan Project,” Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, WAVEs, "Tuskegee Airmen," "Codetalkers,” "Rosie the Riveter,” "Double-V," "Zoot Suit Riots," Office of War Information, Executive Order 9066, Korematsu v. United States, Tehran Conference, United Nations, Yalta Conference, Potsdam Conference, Hiroshima, Nagasaki
Homework: World War Looms
Tentative Test Date: March 29
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
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