Flashcards in Test 11, Chapters 23 & 24 Deck (42):
Adolf Hitler called his dictatorship of Germany the _____.
Britain's first woman prime minister
VE & VJ day both took place in what year?
Great Britain defeated what country in the Falklands War.
What war ended in a stalemate, with neither side gaining from the war.
The Axis Powers included Japan, Germany &
Was Hiroshima was the 1st or 2nd city bombed with an atomic weapon.
Operation Airlift was an attempt to provide which city with much needed supplies.
NATO was formed to stop what?
The Cultural Revolution of the Communist dictator Mao Tse-tung took place in
Name 3 great American defenders of Christianity
J. Gresham Machen, RA Torrey, Billy Sunday
Where is the UN headquarters?
Neil Armstrong was the first man to
walk on the moon
What was the first battle in which the enemy ships never saw each other?
Battle of Coral Sea
Who was the brave prime minister of Great Britian during the dark hours of WWII?
Chiang Kai-shek was the Nationalist leader of
What American President proposed the New Deal to help end the Great Depression?
FDR (Franklin Roosevelt)
Who was the first man to cross the Atlantic on a nonstop flight?
What country contains a vital canal that connects the Pacific and Atlantic oceans?
What battle was the last great German offensive of WWII?
Battle of the Bulge
Fidel Castro was the Communist dictator of
The Marshall Plan said that the ____ would help European nations recover from WWII.
Which US President prevented a full-fledged Communist invasion of Grenada?
The lessening of hostilities between nations is called
What became a nation-state again under the leadership of David Ben-Gurion?
British general who fought in North Africa
Sir Bernard Montgomery
instituted a "restructuring" of the Soviet Union
Soviet leader throughout WWII
led the Free French forces
Charles de Gaulle
American President at the start of the Great Depression
Fascist dictator of Italy
great American general in the Pacific
Japanese pilot who became a Christian
emperor of Ethiopia
leader of Nazi Germany
What term is given to the slaughter of millions of Jews by the Nazis?
What was built to keep East Berliners from escaping to West Berlin?
Who was chosen to head up the D-Day invasion of Europe?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
On what date was Pearl Harbor attacked?
Dec. 7, 1941
What great American general led American & UN forces in the Korean War?
Know the following locations on the map of Africa:
Lake Victoria, Sahara Desert, Congo River, Mozambique Channel, Libya, Madagascar, Sudan, Red Sea, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Nile River, Liberia, Egypt, Mt. Kilimanjaro