AMerican History

  1. Which of the following was an agreement between the United States and Great Britain that eventually served as a model for the United Nations?
    Atlantic Charter
  2. He led a successful military campaign in Egypt.
    General Bernard Montgomery
  3. Who served as the Army Chief of Staff under President Franklin D. Roosevelt?
    General George Marshall
  4. What was considered the turning point of World War II in the Eastern Front?
    Battle of Stalingrad
  5. Under this form of government, citizens can own property, but needs of the nation override the needs of the individual.
  6. Which of the following was created as a means of stopping future labor strikes during the war?
    Smith-Connally Act
  7. Who served as President of the United States from 1933–1945 and was best known for his New Deal program and role during World War II?
    President Roosevelt
  8. _______ was the first naval battle in history that relied solely on airpower?
    Battle of Coral Sea
  9. What term referred to the hostility between the United States and the Soviet Union that evolved following World War II?
    cold war
  10. Who subscribed to the idea of the domino theory affecting Korea?
    President Eisenhower
  11. Which of the following men was a physicist who left Germany and convinced President Roosevelt to build the atomic bomb?
    Albert Einstein
  12. Which of the following was introduced as a means of increasing the number of individuals who paid income tax?
    Revenue Act of 1942
  13. Which of the following was the last major battle fought during World War II between the United States and Japan in 1945?
    Battle of Okinawa
  14. Who was the German leader of the Nazi party who rose to power in 1933?
    Adolph Hitler
  15. _______ refused to give up his/her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus.
    Rosa Parks
  16. What was the top secret program by the United States during World War II with the purpose of building an atomic bomb called?
    Manhattan Project
  17. The _______ was a historic meeting between Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin.
    Yalta conference
  18. Who was the leader of Great Britain during World War II?
    Winston Churchill
  19. Which of the following took place during World War II in which Germany launched a massive counter attack against the Allied forces in the West?
    Battle of the Bulge
  20. Which of the following was implemented in 1941 in which the President was authorized to provide aid to any nation whose defense was believed to be in jeopardy?
    Lend-Lease Act
  21. What was the agreement signed by Churchill and Roosevelt in 1941 that outlined their goals and objectives for the war?
    Atlantic Charter
  22. The _______ was established in 1942 to assist in the transition from a peacetime to a wartime economy?
    War Production Board
  23. _______ were created during World War II by the Nazis for the purpose of mass murder.
    Concentration camps
  24. Who was high-ranking state official who left office suddenly and was later accused of being a Communist?
    Alger Hiss
  25. The belief held during the cold war that if a country fell to communism, its neighboring countries could easily do the same was known as what?
    domino theory
  26. ____ was a civil rights activist who planned a march on Washington in an effort to secure jobs for black Americans during World War II.
    A. Philip Randolph
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