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13 Cards in this Set

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The four Freedoms
Freedom from want
Freedom of Speech
Freedom To Worship
Freedom from Fear
442 Regimental Combat Team
Jap. Volunteers. From the mainland and Hawaii. Fighting between Mainlanders and Islanders. Sent to Internment camps to visit people. Began to get along. Fough in Europe and earned 18,000 Awards. Most Decorated unit in US history
Tuskeegee Airmen
Escort bombers for the 332nd.
Upgraded to P-51 fighters. Known as "RedTails". All african americans.
Code Talkers
Code talkers were Native American soldiers serving in the U.S. armed forces who primarily transmitted secret tactical messages. The Code Talkers transmitted these messages over military telephone or radio communications nets using formal or informally developed codes built upon their native languages.
Sullivan Brothers
The Sullivan brothers were five siblings who all died during the same incident in World War II, the sinking of the light cruiser USS Juneau (CL-52), the vessel on which they all served.The Sullivans were natives of Waterloo, Iowa. Led to the Sullivan Act
Rosie the Riveter
Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon of the United States, representing the six million women who worked in the manufacturing plants which produced munitions and material during World War II while the men (who traditionally performed this work) were fighting in the Pacific and European Theaters. This "character" is now considered a feminist icon in the US, and a herald of women's economic power to come. Rosie and her slogan were featured on newspapers, magazines and posters.
The bracero Program
Mexicans imported to Amrica for a short amount of time to work on farms during WW2.
1938- Anti Jew violent outbreak in Germany. Destruction of Jewish property, 30,000 jews arrested and punished with a 20 % tax.
Lend Lease Act
1941- Start of US aid to Allies(france, GB)
loaned arms and $7 billion.
unofficial entry into the war.
Stimson Doctrine
1931- US response to Jap. invasion of Manchuria. In violation of US "Open door policy"
Moral lecture- will not recognize any territory gained by force.
Pearl Harbor
he Attack on Pearl Harbor or Bombing of Pearl Harbor was a surprise attack on the United States naval base on Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii. It was launched on the morning of Sunday, December 7, 1941 (Hawaii time) by the Empire of Japan.The attack spurred the U.S. into entering World War II on the following day and officially starting the Pacific War. American casualties were 2403 dead and 1178 wounded
Japanese Internment
FDR put all Japanese into internment camps after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Japanese American Internment was the forced removal of approximately 120,000[1] Japanese and Japanese Americans from the West Coast of the United States during World War II.Executive Order 9066, which allowed local military commanders to designate "military areas" as "exclusion zones", from which "any or all persons may be excluded."
The manhatten Project
Code name for the building of the Atomic Bomb