TEST PREP YEAR 10 WWII

TEST PREP YEAR 10 WWII

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Who was the President of the US?

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Who was the President of the US?

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Franklin Roosevelt

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Step 5 to the holocaust

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The final solution

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Step one to the holocaust

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Hitler blames Jews for Germany’s economy - this makes him popular.

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Who did Germany invade first?

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Germany invaded Poland first.

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What happened at Pearl Harbour?

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On December 17th 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbour so that they would stop interfering with Japan’s plan military actions in Southeast Asia against overseas territories of the UK, Netherlands, and USA.

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Treaty of Versailles - why was Germany mad?

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Germany was mad because everyone was blaming them for WW1. They had to pay a lot of money, lost their territory and their economy went down.

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Who was PM of the UK?

 

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Neville Chamberlain but Winston Churchill took over in 1940

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Who was the Chancellor of Japan?

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Tojo & Hirohito

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Holocaust:

Where? Who? What was Hitler’s name for this process?

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The holocaust took place in germany, slovakia, bohemia, morovia, poland, austria and in baltic countries. It was the event of which Adolf Hitler put Jews, people of Jewish heritage, gays, People with dark skin, dark hair, dark eyes and many more in concentration camps where they’d forcibly work all day, separated from their families and be fed once a week. This went on until eventually the’d kill themselves, be killed for misbehaving, or just drop dead (usually from starvation). Hitler’s name for this process was called the “final solution”.

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Name for German Air Force?

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Luftwaffe

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Who was the Chancellor of Germany?

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Adolf Hitler

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Who took over as UK prime minister in 1940?

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Winston Churchill

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When is Anzac Day?

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April 25th

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Island hopping strategy - where did it begin and end, which years was it?

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Started in New Caledonia and ended in Japan between 1942 and 1945

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Who did Germany invade to get living space? Lebensraum - what is this?

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They invaded Austria & Czechoslovakia for more living space. Lebensraum is the German word for “living space”.

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Name for German military tactic that involved surrounding the allied troops?

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Blitzkrieg (lightning war)

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Timeline of war (start and finish dates)

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World war 2 started in 1939 and finished in 1945.

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Who was the chancellor of Italy?

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Mussolini

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Step 4 to the holocaust

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KRISTALLNACHT: new laws for Jews include no driving, pay compensation, no business, no entertainment, star of David patch must be worn visibly at all times, forcibly moved to ghettos, taken to labour camps, etc

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Step two of the holocaust

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Hitler elected as chancellor of Germany

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How did this impact midway atoll?

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Japan wished to replica their success at Pearl Harbor so they tried to gain a strategic Island and be able to control the Pacific.

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Where were the atomic bombs dropped? Name the cities and the month / year.

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The atomic bombs were dropped in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.

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Who was the chancellor of  Spain?

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Franco

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Which countries were allies powers?

 

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USA, UK, France, Australia, New Zealand, Russia

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Which countries were axis powers?

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Spain, Italy, Germany, Japan, Russia

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Step 7 to the holocaust

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Nuremberg trials

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Battle of coral sea - where/who? What happened?

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The battle of coral sea was a war between australia and japan in may 1942. It occurred because allied forces were trying to stop japans attempt at controlling the pacific.

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Step three of the holocaust

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Nuremberg laws - any Jewish heritage = automatically considered Jewish

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Location of Stalingrad (country) why did the Germans want to take control of Stalingrad?

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The Germans wanted to take control of Stalingrad so they could gain access to their resources. It was a psychological move. Stalingrad is located in Volgograd oblast, Russia.

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Step 6 to the holocaust

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Concentration camps

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Where did the Allied soldiers have to be rescued from early in the war as they were surrounded by German troops? Name the beach.

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Dunkirk - French and British troops were rescued by 50 British ships after being surrounded by German troops at Dunkirk beach in May 1940.

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