Chapter 30 Quiz

Chapter 30 Quiz

U.S. military halted Japanese advances at the Battles of
Coral Sea and Midway
The Battle of Midway demonstrated the decisive role of
Aircraft
carriers
The Revenue Act of 1942
Greatly increased the number of income taxpayers
Wartime rationing included
Sugar, coffee, and gasoline
During the World War II, women could do all of the following except:
Serve in active combat
During World War II, the fastest rate of urban growth occurred in the
Farwest
Germany took priority in the fighting because
All of the above
At the conference in Casablanca, Churchill and Roosevelt decided to
Assault Sicily and Italy
Germany lost the Battle of the Atlantic because
The Allies had broken the Germans secret code
One reason Operation Overload succeeded was
Eisenhower surprised the Germans by attacking at Normandy
Strategic bombing of Germany in 1943
Involved British and American planes flying as far as Berlin
The largest naval engagement in history occurred at
Leyte Gulf
The decisions made at the Yalta Conference did not include agreement that
Both the Soviet Union and the United States would reduce their armaments by half after the war ended
U.S. officials were slow to aid Jewish refugees because
All of the above
In World War II, the greatest number of casualties were suffered by
The Soviet Union
World War II caused the deaths of 50 million people worldwide
True
Expenditures by the federal government during World War II exceeded the total of all previous federal spending
True
The basic economic problem during World War II was finding workers to fill the jobs available
True
The government paid for three fourths of the war’s cost through taxes
False
During World War II, Congress readily renewed and extended such New Deal programs as the National Youth Administration
False
African American pilots were trained in a segregated facility at Tuskegee in Alabama
True
The Supreme Courts decision in Smith v. Allwright approved the internment of Japanese Americans
False
Zoot-suit riots involved black servicemen in Europe
False
Native Americans were segregated in the military
False
African Americans were used as code breakers in the military
False
Italian Americans and German Americans were interned in camps in Arizona for the duration of the war
False
The invasion of Sicily came only six weeks after Normandy invasion
False
The tactics of “leapfrogging” was used to pursue Hitler in the last days of World War II
False
V-E day was celebrated before the fall of Japan, in May 1945
True
The first atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese Islands of Okinawa
False