policy of giving into aggression in order to avoid war.
appeasement
limits on the amount of certain food goods people can buy.
rationing
people joined with another for a common purpose.
allies
group of countries that opposed the Allied Powers in World War 1 included Germany, Italy , Japan,and etc.
axis powers
the act that gave military aid to Britain.
lend lease act
a major United States Naval Base in Hawaii that was attacked without warning by the Japanese Air Force on December 7th.
pearl harbor
a vegetable garden, especially a home garden, planted to increase food production during a war.
victory gardens
debt securities issued by a government to finance military operations and other expenditure in times of war.
war bonds
a graveyard of the Atlantic Ocean named for the high number of attacks on Allied Shipping by German U-boats in World War II.
torpedo junction
a cultural icon of the United States, representing the American women who worked in factories factories and shipyards during World War II.
roise the riveter
a Mexican laborer who was allowed into the US for a limited time as a seasonal agricultural worker.
braceros
a group of African American Military pilots who fought in World War II.
Tuskegee airmen
a leader in the Civil Rights Movement who led the Brotherhood of sleeping car Porters.
aPhillip Randolph
after the attack on pearl harbor Japanese Americans were put in internment camps, fearing they might be loyal to Japan.
Japanese internment
the day of the Normandy Landings initiated in the western Allied effort to liberate mainland Europe from Nazi Germany.
D-day
an American politician an army General who served as the 34th president of the United States from 1953 to until 1961.
Dwight d Eisenhower
a Conference held in Yalta in February 1945 where Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill planned the final stages of World War II and agreed to the territorial division of Europe.
yalta conference
a Conference held in Potsdam in the summer of 1945 where Harry S. Truman, Stalin ,and Churchill Drew up plans for the end of ministration of Germany and Poland after World War II ended.
potsdam conference
an international organization formed in 1945 to increase political and economic cooperation among member countries.
united nations
a American General who commanded the Southwest Pacific in World War II.
douglas MacArthur
the military strategy used by the Allies in World War II, of concentrating on Japanese islands which were not well defended.
island hopping
was a research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear weapons.
Manhattan project
a city of southwest Honshu, Japan, on the Inland Sea west of Osaka. The city was destroyed in World War II when an American airplane dropped the first atomic bomb ever used in warfare (August 6, 1945).
Hiroshima
the second city that was destroy by an Atomic bomb by the Americans in 9th of August 1945.
Nagasaki
a surrender in which no guarantees are given to the surrendering party.
Unconditional surrender