Tuesday, June 1, 2010

U.S. History Project Suggestions- W.W. II

PBS Video (History Channel video on WWII):
http://www.history.com/shows/america-the-story-of-us/videos/america-the-story-of-us-bust#america-the-story-of-us-wwii

Answer the questions below. Visit the History Channel Interactive site to find the answers to the questions.

Interactive (W.W. II)
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/interactives/inside-wwii-interactive

How many American service men lost their lives at Pearl Harbor?

What was the Manhattan Project?

Why did American women enter the workforce in unprecedented numbers during World War II?

What happened at the Battle of Britain? Who was the British Prime Minister?

How many Jewish children were evacuated to Britain between 1939-1940?

How long was the Leningrad Siege? How many people died?

What was D-Day? When did it start?

What was The Rape of Nanking?

What is a kamikaze?

What happened at Iwo Jimo?

How many people died after the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

When were the bombs dropped?

What was the Marshall Plan?

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