WWII Homefront
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by Patrick Walsh
| 20 Questions
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Prison camps used under the rule of Hitler in Nazi Germany. Conditions were inhuman, and prisoners, mostly Jewish people, were generally starved or worked to death, or killed immediately.
Focus Camps
Concentration Camps
Athletic Camps
Dictator Camps
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What was the largest Nazi Death Camp?
Berlin
Hiedelberg
Auschwitz
Cologne
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The trials were most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of the political, military, judicial and economic leadership of Nazi Germany, who planned, carried out, or otherwise participated in the Holocaust and other war crimes.
Saxony Trials
Nuremberg Trials
Hamburg Trials
Goldberg Trials
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Truman's reason to drop the bomb
Punish Japan
Intimidate the USSR
Bring the war to an end and save lives of American Soldiers
Help the Jewish People
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A mass slaughter of Jews and other civilians, carried out by the Nazi government of Germany before and during World War II.
D-Day
Holocaust
Midway
VE-Day
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Code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II
Denver Project
Manhattan Project
Chicago Project
Bronx Project
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Restricting the amount of food and other goods people may buy during wartime to assure adequate supplies for the military
Gather
Monopolize
Rationing
Collect
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Centers where Japanese Americans were confined during world war II.
Death Camps
Prisons
Internment Camps
Concentration Camps
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A government agency set up to oversee production of war materials during World War II
War Production Board
Atlantic Charter
Federal Reserve
Works Projects Administration
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Japanese suicide pilots
Origami Pilots
Ninja Pilots
Kamikaze Pilots
Karate Pilots
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May 8, 1945; Day when the Germans surrendered
Win Day
Birthday
VE day
D Day
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The celebration of the Surrender of Japan, which was initially announced on August 15, 1945
WTF Day
VJ Day
WWJD Day
D Day
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What was the major function of the Office of War Information?
To kill Adolf Hitler
To coordinate attacks with England
To promote public support of the war
End discrimination
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How did the federal government increase the money supply during
World War II?
Sold land to other countries
Raised income taxes
Reduced the military
Started selling drugs
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Which group of people saw the biggest change in their status on the homefront during WW2?
Children
Women
Mexican Americans
Football Players
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What was the effect of Executive Order 9066?
Congress gave their approval for war
Ended the Great Depression
Put Japanese Americans in internment camps
Authorized research into an atomic bomb
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Why did FDR establish the War Production Board and the Office of War Mobilization during WW2?
To boost the economy in the New Deal
To shift American industries to military output
To slow the economy down
To create a draft in peacetime
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How did civilians help in the war effort ? Select the 3 that apply.
They bought War Bonds
Sold Drugs
Went on Strike
Planted Victory Gardens
Took part in the Rationing Programs
Went to Medical School
Started playing the guitar
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What fictional character portrayed the ideal female worker?
Sally the Sledge Hammer
Peggy the Power Tools
Rosie the Riveter
Nancy the Nailer
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How much money was given to the surviving Japanese Americans that were put in Internment Camps?
$6.00
$20,000
$14.00
$500,000
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