Churchill Flashcards

  • APUSH Chapter 34

    London Economic Conference Wanted to stabilize the values of the nations' currencies and the rates at which they could be exchanged; FDR's withdrawal led to failure Wendell Wilkie Republican presidential candidate versus Roosevelt in the election of 1940. He lost, but put up a good "race." Charles Lindbergh In 1927,… View Article

  • APUSH ch. 37-38

    Joseph Stalin Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953) Benito Mussolini Fascist dictator of Italy (1922-1943). He led Italy to conquer Ethiopia (1935), joined Germany in the Axis pact (1936), and allied Italy with Germany in… View Article

  • ch 17- world war II

    acts passed by the US Congress that aimed to keep the US from becoming involved in WWI Neutrality acts an agreement made between germany and the soviet union, which the 2 nations promised not to fight each other and to divide up land in Eastern Europe nazi-soviet pact the Axis… View Article

  • Ch. 1 Cold War (Pt. 1)

    Cold War (definition) period of time after WWII when the US and the Soviet Union entered an era of high tension and rivalry. Cold War (Causes/Roots) Philosophical differences, WWII conflicts, Postwar conflicts, Mutual mistrust, Ideology Philosophical Differences (Soviet Union) communism. Totalitarian dictatorship. Philosophical Differences (US) free-enterprise capitalism. Republic WWII Conflicts… View Article

  • APUSH Chapter 34 – The American Pageant

    Cordell Hull Congressman from Tennessee, he became the Secretary of State under FDR and served in that position longer than anyone in American history. He is often called the "Father of the United Nations." He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945. Joseph Stalin* Bolshevik revolutionary, head of the Soviet… View Article

  • Ch 25

    A reluctant isolationist, President Roosevelt believed during the 1930s that a. the United States should stay out of Europe's internal affairs. b. the United States should cease trading with Latin America. c. international amity was the key to ending the Depression. d. free trade was necessary for America's domestic prosperity.… View Article

  • Chapter 16 Section 2

    Why did Neville Chamberlain sign the Munich Pact? wanted to avoid war Why did Winston Churchill oppose the pact? The pact was dishonorable and wouldn't prevent war What did Germany and the USSR agree to in their accords? to not fight each other, divide Poland between them What happened to… View Article

  • Chapter 25

    The majority of American women who entered the labor force during World War II were? They were primarily single women. By the end of World War II, the United States had emerged with fewer casualties than its allies and foes in Europe and Asia. In 1942, President Roosevelt authorized the… View Article

  • Chapter 29

    allowed the U.S. president to aid the American allies lend-lease act German city in which allies held war crimes trails Nuremberg giving in to an aggressor's demands to maintain peace appeasement sit of allied war strategy meeting yalta intended to prevent the u.s. involvment in a european war neutrality acts… View Article

  • Chapter 25

    What did the Great Depression allow to happen? allowed Demogogs to raise fear and hatred of others Some historians believe that WOrld War II actually began with what invasion in what year? Japans full scale invaion of China in 1937 Who was the Italian fascist who seized power in 1922… View Article

  • Chapter 34 APUSH

    Cordell Hull United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955) Joseph Stalin Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953) Benito Mussolini Fascist dictator of Italy (1922-1943). He led Italy to conquer… View Article

  • Chapter 29 world history

    What did the Nazi-Soviet Pact accomplish for Germany? It gave Germany a free hand in Poland. What was one reason why the Spanish Civil War was called a "dress rehearsal" for WWII? The Nazis used the war to test their new weapons. Hitler decided to invade the Soviet Union because… View Article

  • cold war

    Why did Stalin want satellite nations? "Stalin wanted satellite nations because the Soviet Union was determined to rebuild in ways that would protect its own interests after losing 17 million people and suffering widespread destruction during the war. One way for them to achieve this was satellite nations, these were… View Article

  • HIST 2020 Chapter 25

    Franklin Roosevelt modeled his own vision of international relations on the guiding principles of Woodrow Wilson. During the 1930s, the tide of fascism, militarism, and violent nationalism that most concerned the United States rose in Italy, Japan, and Germany A reluctant isolationist, President Roosevelt believed during the 1930s that free… View Article

  • History Final Part 3

    Hitler's invasion of the _____ in June 1941 proved that he would consistently break agreements. Soviet Union Hitler intended to defeat Great Britain by a massive bombing attack. an aggressive use of tanks. an attack on the air force. a mass invasion of troops. a massive bombing attack. A "blitz"… View Article