Thursday, April 18, 2013

WWll Key Term

1. Allies-A state formally cooperating with another for a military or other purpose, typically by treaty.


2. Axis- A straight line about which a body or geometric object rotates or may be conceived to rotate.


3. Defence Spending-A military budget of an entity, most often a nation or a state, is the budget and financial resources dedicated to raising


4. Unemployment Rate-The percentage of the work force that is unemployed at any given date.


5. Federal Outlay-Are not treated as receipts or outlays.


6. Rattlesnakes of the Atlantic-(Number 7) 


7. German U-boats-German submarines

8. Isolationists-Policy of "mind your business"

9. Appease-To give in

10. Lend-Lease Act-Law that allowed President of the United of the States (POTUS) to sell weapons to our friends

11. Office of Price Administration-U.S. federal agency, established to prevent wartime inflation.

12. Inflation-When prices for goods/service increases but income remains the same

13. Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt-Leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic depression and total war.

14. Pres. Harry S. Truman -After Roosevelt died, Truman lead the United States and successfully concluded World War II. Which after marked the start of the Cold War.

15. Phillip Randolph-Leader of the African-American civil-rights movement, the American labor movement and socialist political parties.


16. Gen. Patton-General in the United States Army, best known for his command of the Seventh Untied States Army, and later the Third United States Army, in the European Theater of World War II.


17. Gen. MacArthur-Commanded Allied forces in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

18. Gen. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of U.S. Forces-Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch and the successful invasion of France and Germany from the Western Front


19. Adolph Hitler-Germany, Nazis


20. Benito Mussolini-Italy


21. Joseph Stalin-Soviet Union/Russia


22. Winston Churchill-England/United Kingdom


23. Battle of the Bulge-The last stand for Germany


24. D-Day-Offensive by Allies to take over Europe


25. Auschwitz-Jewish concentration camp


26. Atomic bomb


27. Interment-Camps on West Coast used to detain Japanese Americans


28. Income tax-Percent of tax paid on personal income (paycheck)


29. Wage & price controls-Commonly instituted by governments as a response to inflation, and usually below market level.


30. War bonds-Debt securities issued by a government for the purpose of financing military operations during times of war.


31. WAACs-Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WWAC) was created as an auxiliary unit.


32. WWII Battles of the Pacific-


33. GI Bill of Rights

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