Thursday, February 27, 2014

Global II: Chapter 32 Questions, Vocab, & Regents Connections

Chapter 32 Section 1:
Hitler’s Lightning War (pp. 820-6)
  1. Why did Hitler want the Polish Corridor?
  2. How was blitzkrieg a new military strategy?
  3. How did nationalism affect Finland during WWII?
  4. How was Germany able to defeat France?
  5. Why is Dunkirk important?
  6. Why were the British able to successfully defend their nation against Operation Sea Lion?
  7. Why was Allied possession of the Enigma important?
  8. How did geopolitics affect Mussolini’s desire to control Egypt?
  9. How did Russians try to stop the German invasion?
  10. Why is Leningrad a symbol of Russian nationalism?
  11. How was Hitler’s invasion of the USSR similar to Napoleon’s invasion of Russia?
  12. How did the U.S. respond to WWII up to 1941?

Chapter 32 Section 2:
Japan Strikes in the Pacific (pp. 827-30)
  1. Why did the U.S. help China resist Japan’s aggression?
  2. How did Japan’s actions in the Pacific cause the U.S. to enter WWII?
  3. How did Japanese expansion continue to grow in the Pacific and Southeast Asia?
  4. Why is the Bataan Death March a human rights violation?
  5. Why did the “tide of the war” turn by 1942?
  6. Why is the Battle of Midway important?
  7. Why did MacArthur want to use “island-hopping” as his strategy?
  8. Why is the Battle of Guadalcanal important?

Chapter 32 Section 3:
The Holocaust (pp. 831-4)
  1. How did the Holocaust begin?
  2. How did Kristallnacht affect German Jews?
  3. What was the original solution to “the Jewish problem?”
  4. Why was the original solution to “the Jewish problem” a failure?
  5. Describe the Jewish ghettos.
  6. Why was the “Final Solution” created?
  7. Describe life in a concentration camp.
  8. How were Jews “exterminated?”

Chapter 32 Section 4:

The Allies are Victorious (pp. 835-41)
  1. How would a second front in the rest affect Germany?
  2. How did the Battle of El Alamein affect the Axis Powers?
  3. How did the Allies defeat the Afrika Korps?
  4. How were the Soviets able to defeat the Germans at the Battle of Stalingrad?
  5. Why did Mussolini lose power?
  6. Why was there a shortage of consumer good in the U.S. during WWII?
  7. How did WWII affect Japanese-Americans?
  8. Describe D-Day.
  9. How did the Battle of the Bulge affect Germany?
  10. How did the war in Europe end?
  11. Why is the Battle of Guadalcanal important?
  12. How did the kamikazes affect the American navy?
  13. Why was the Atomic Bomb used against Japan?

Chapter 32 Section 5:

The Devastation of Europe & Japan (pp. 842-5)
  1. Describe life after WWII.
  2. How did WWII affect communism in Europe?
  3. Why are the Nuremberg Trials important?
  4. Why was Japan forced to demilitarize?
  5. How did WWII change Japan’s political system?
  6. How did Japan’s new constitution affect its people?


Chapter 32
  1. Nonaggression Pact
  2. Blitzkrieg
  3. Charles de Gaulle
  4. Winston Churchill
  5. Battle of Britain
  6. Atlantic Charter
  7. Isoroku Yamamoto
  8. Pearl Harbor
  9. Battle of Midway
  10. Battle of Guadalcanal
  11. Aryans
  12. Holocaust
  13. Kristallnacht
  14. Ghettos
  15. “Final Solution”
  16. Genocide
  17. Erwin Rommel
  18. Battle of Stalingrad
  19. D-Day
  20. Battle of the Bulge
  21. Kamikaze
  22. Nuremberg Trials
  23. Demilitarization

Chapter 32:
“Regents Connections”
  1. What roles did the leaders of the main European powers play in the outcome of WWII?
  2. What roles did individual citizens play in the Third Reich as WWII approached?
  3. How did advances in science and technology during WWII affect the world?
  4. How did geography affect how WWII was fought?
  5. How was the German view of the causes of WWII different from the British view of the causes of WWII?


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