When it first entered World War II, why did the United States commit most of its resources to the war in Europe?A. Stalin assured Roosevelt that the Soviet Union could deal with Japan.B. Roosevelt felt the other thirty percent was needed to defend the US mainland.C. Roosevelt did not feel the United States needed to engage Japan.D. Roosevelt felt that Germany was more of a threat than Japan.
Which of the following was an important challenge of fighting a two-front war for the Allies?A. preventing the spread of a two-front war to North AmericaB. identifying generals to lead in both theaters of the warC. supplying the troops across a huge part of the globeD. limiting the ability of Germany and Japan to combine forces
Which of the following best describes the 1942 Allied strategy in North Africa?A. The Allies advanced on Axis troops in Libya from both east and west, trapping them in the middle.B. The Allies pushed Rommel”s troops out of Egypt and trapped them against more Allied forces in the west.C. The Allies first fought Rommel in Morocco and Algeria, then moved eastward into Egypt.D. The Allies landed along the coast and eventually pushed Rommel”s troops inland.
During World War II, which pair were Allied nations?A. France and MoroccoB. Germany and ItalyC. Great Britain and the Soviet UnionD. Great Britain and Morocco
At their meeting in January of 1942, what argument persuaded President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill to pursue a “Europe-first” strategy?A.It was felt that Germany posed a greater threat than Japan.B. The United States was preparing to fight Japan, the strongest Axis nation.C. Military leaders felt it was necessary to focus on Europe first.D. The Allies had to stop Germany from sending reinforcements to Japan.
During World War II, which of the following pairs were Axis nations?A. France and Great BritainB. Germany and ItalyC. Germany and the Soviet UnionD. Italy and the Soviet Union
Which Allied nation controlled the Suez Canal in North Africa?A. Great BritainB. EgyptC. JapanD. the United States
Who was the leader of an Allied nation during the war in Europe?A. Adolf HitlerB. George PattonC. Benito MussoliniD. Joseph Stalin
In 1941, who commanded US troops in Europe?A. Douglas MacArthurB. George PattonC. Franklin RooseveltD. Dwight D. Eisenhower
During World War II, Germany tried to capture the Russian city of Stalingrad becauseA. it was the site of atrocities committed by Stalin.B. it had a strategic location along the Volga River.C. it had a large and persecuted German population.D. it was where aggression against Germany was centered.
World History Patterns of InteractionDahia Ibo Shabaka, Larry S. Krieger, Linda Black, Phillip C. Naylor, Roger B. Beck