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Name (1 point)________________________________Per______________Date____________

Match the letter of the description to the word. (2 point).
___1. Holocaust

a. form of fascism practiced by Hitler

___2. Blitzkrieg

b. extreme nationalism where the state comes first

___3. Fascism

c. attack made in response to one from an enemy

___4. Nazism

d. slaughter on a mass scale

___5. Counteroffensive

e. lightning war

___6. Totalitarianism

f. American solider

___7. Mobilization

g. assembling troops and supplies for war


h. patriotic feelings

___9. Nationalism

i. allow each person to have only a fixed amount


j. government controls all aspects of society

Multiple Choice
Write the letter that best answers the question on the space provided. (2 points)
____1. What brought the USA into the war?
a. U-boats off the East Coast
b. Demands to enter by the public
c. Attack on Pearl Harbor
____ 2. Who was at the leader of Nazi Germany?
a. Adolf Hitler
b. Benito Mussolini
c. Joseph Stalin
____3. What treaty is typically considered to have led to World War II
a. Treay of Paris
b. Treaty of Geneva
c. Treaty of Versailles
____4. Rosie the Riveter represented
a. manufacturers retooling from peacetime to wartime
b. rationing to maintain a supply of essential products for the war effort
c. women in the workforce replacing men who are serving in the military

___5. What ended the war with Japan?

a. Massive US naval fleet
b. German surrender
c. Atomic bombings
___6. What policy did the United States adopt to try to stay out of World War Two?
a. They adopted the policy of militarism.
b. They adopted the policy of nazism.
c. They adopted a policy of isolationism.
___7. How did the United States raise the money to pay for the war?
a. By printing more money
b. By obtaining loans from overseas lenders
c. By selling war bonds
___8. What is rationing?
a. Limiting the amount of weapons a soldier is allowed to carry.
b. Limiting the amount of scarce goods people can buy.
c. Limiting the amount of messages that can be sent during war.
___9. What was the main effect of Executive Order 9066?
a. the creation of the first African American combat unit
b. the opening of centers for Jewish refugees
c. the evacuation of Japanese Americans to internment camps
___10. Where did the Russian Army stop Germany?
a. Normandy
b. Stalingrad
c. Paris
___11. What is anti-Semitism?
a. The hatred of only entering the war
b. The hatred of Jews.
c. The hatred of immigrants.
___12. How did the federal government try to curb the consumption of food and fuel during
World War II?
a. by establishing a system of rationing
b. by encouraging people to buy war bonds
c. by encouraging people to plant victory gardens
___13. Which group were NOT victims of the Holocaust?
a. Africans
b. Gypsies
c. Jews

___14. The systematic and purposeful destruction of a racial, political, religious, or cultural
group is called___________
a. Discrimination
b. Genocide
c. War
___15. Policy of trying to keep peace by accepting some of the demands of an aggressor:
a. Appeasement
b. Isolationism
c. Nationalism
___16. The term "D-Day" refers to
a. The Allied invasion of the coast of Normandy
b. The Allied Invasion of Southern France
c. The Allied Invasion of Italy
___17. Which city was not attacked by the atomic bomb?
a Nagasaki
b Hiroshima
c. Tokyo
___18. What was the name of the places where they would take the Jews and make them work or
kill them?
a.Labor prisons
b. Concentration camps
c. Ghost towns
___19. Who was the leader of the Soviet Union during World War II?
a. Adolf Hitler
b. Benito Mussolini
c. Joseph Stalin
___20. The main Axis powers of WWII consisted of
a. Germany, Russia, Japan
b. .Germany, Italy, Romania
c. Germany, Italy, Japan
True or False
Decide whether the statement is True or False and answer on the space provided. (2 point)
___1. During the war, crop prices, crop production, and farm income fell dramatically.
___2. The atomic bomb used against Japan was made by J. Robert Oppenheimer
___3. During the war, the unemployment rate fell dramatically.

___4. Mussolini used extreme isolationism to keep control over his country.
___5. Many Japanese Americans were not trusted after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and those
located on the West coast were often "relocated" in the desert in internment camps.
Answer the questions to the best of your ability. Be sure to EXPLAIN!!!!!!!! your reasoning. (3
1. How was Hitler able to rise to power in Germany? How did he maintain that power? Name
two examples.

2. In your opinion, what was the MAIN cause of WWII? Why did this cause have the biggest
impact on WWII?

3. What were the pros and cons of dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
Explain your answer.