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1. Isolationism

the ideology by the United States that by staying away from European problems we would remain safe

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2. Internationalism

the ideology that nations should cooperate with each other

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3. Washington Naval Conference

a conference that stated that no country should be able to add to their naval power

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4. Kellog-Briand Pact

a confrerence that stated that none of the nations would declare war on each other

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5. Dawes Plan

an attempt to solve the reparation problem create by World War One

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6. Benito Mussolini

an Italian fascist dictator who teamed up with Hitler in World War Two

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7. Fascism

a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all industry, commerce, etc., and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism and often racism.

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8. Adolf Hitler

leader of the National socialist party and was angered by the downtrodden economy in world war two

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9. Nazis

members of Hitler's party who were angered by the reparations

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10. Manchuria

part of China that the Japanese conquered after World War ONe

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11. Reciprocal Trade Agreement Act 1934

reduced tariff level and trade cooperation with foreign powers

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12. Good Neighbor Policy

United States attempt to try and right some of the wrongs created in Latin America because of them

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13. Neutrality Act of 1935 -1937

prevent the United States to become involved in Foreign affairs

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14. Sino-Japanese War

the War between Japan and China over control of Korea

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15. Chiang Kai- Shek

president of China who refused to use his troops to try and help allied forces besides Japan

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16. Mao Zedong

Chinese Communist leader: chairman of the People's Republic of China 1949–59; chairman of the Chinese Communist Party 1943–76.

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17. Quarantine Speech

Speech by FDR that stated that the United States needed to Quaratine any nations who were seen as dangerous to the U.S.

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18. Munich Conference 1938

the Allied attempt to appease Hitler to try and stop a war from happening

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19. Appeasement

Hitler received parts of Czechoslovakia and part of the Rhine land in exchange for not conquering any more European territories

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20. War of the Worlds

a story on the radio about an alien invasion taking over the United States

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21. Cash and Carry

the US Policy that goods from the US could be sold for cash payment and no delivery service.

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22. America First Committee

a political pressure group that during 1940–41 urged the U.S. not to oppose fascism in Europe or enter World War II

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23. Wendell Wilkie

the republican nominee for the 1940 election

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24. Lend-Lease

the US Policy that goods as well as firearms from the US could be sold for cash payment and no delivery service.

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25. Atlantic Charter

a joint declaration By Churchill and Roosevelt provided US and British War Aims

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26. Tripartite Pact

the pact between Germany, Italy and Japan in World War two to attack anyone that attack the others

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27. Henry Stimson

secretary of war 1911–13, 1940–45 secretary of state 1929–33.

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28. Pearl Harbor

December 7 ,1941 Japanese attacked the US naval base and killed over 1000 destroyed 6 boat but miraculously didn't destroy aircraft carriers