Flashcards in S3 Test 3: Chapters 32-36 Deck (31)
Franklin D. Roosevelt holds the record among all U.S. Presidents for ___. Why will this likely never be broken?
most terms elected; Because of the Twenty-Second Amendment, which limits presidential terms
The years of World War II are ___ to ___.
1939 to 1945
List the names and nicknames of Europe's three Fascist dictators.
Germany - Adolf Hitler/ Der Fuhrer;
Italy - Benito Mussolini/ II Duce;
Spain - Francisco Franco/ El Caudillo
The invasion of ___ by ___ began World War II
the party ruling Germany
The emperor of Japan during the war
Communist dictator of the USSR during the war
fierce German attack on other countries was known as the ___, meaning "lightning war."
America declared war on the Axis powers after a sneak attack on ___ (place) on Sunday, ___ (complete date).
Pearl Harbor; December 7, 1941
Because of this attack, almost all of America's ___ was destroyed.
The Great Britain Prime Minister during the war
The Supreme Allied Commander in Europe during WWII
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The date of the allied invasion at Normandy, France
June 6, 1944
The war with Japan ended when the atomic bombs were dropped on ___ and ___ on ___ (month/day) and ___ (month/day) in ___ (year).
Hiroshima; Nagasaki; August 6; August 9; 1945
The decision to drop these bombs was made by President ___.
The biggest upset in Presidential election history was in the election of 1948 when ___ defeated ___
Harry Truman; Thomas Dewey
The Korean War lasted from ___ to ___, and technically was not a war, but a ___.
1950 to 1953; police action/ armed intervention
Dwight D. Eisenhower was not a politician, but was elected solely on the basis of what?
his military success in World War II
U.S. relations with Cuba were severely damaged when it became a Communist country under the leadership of ___.
The powerful founder and leader of Communist China was ___
The period following World War II when the U.S. and Soviet Russia were at odds and used espionage, money, and material aid to counteract each other's influence was known as the ___.
responsible for the Great Society
responsible for the New Frontier
John F. Kennedy
the Great Communicator
watergate was his downfall
governor of Georgia and a peanut farmer
He said, "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down that wall!"
He said, "Well, I'm not a crook."
He said, "Ask not what your country can do for you ..."
John F. Kennedy