Monday, April 11, 2016

World War II - Project

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?

True or False? An estimated 350,000 women served in the military at home and abroad.

True or False? The G.I. Bill of Rights provided returning vets with financial assistance for education and low interest loans.

True or False? From gasoline to sugar, rationing eventually effected virtually every aspect of American life.

True or False? The United States used propaganda in film, advertisements, and other forms of media to promote its cause and attack the enemy. Much of the propaganda utilized stereotypical and racist imagery of the "enemy."

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?

True or False? D-Day was the largest amphibious assault in history?

True or False? The controversial agreements made at the Yalta Conference set the stage for the rise of communism in eastern Europe and the dawn of the Cold War.

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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