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22 Cards in this Set

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A U.S. citizen born of immigrant Japanese parents.
Office of Price Administration (OPA)
An agency established by Congress to control inflation during World War II.
War Production Board (WPB)
An agency established during World War II to coordinate the production of military supplies by U.S. industries.
A restriction of people's right to buy unlimited amounts of particular foods and other goods, often implemented during wartime to assure adequate supplies for the military.
A name given to June 6, 1944 - the day on which the Allies launched an invasion of the European mainland during World War II.
Battle of the Bulge
A month-long battle of World War II, in which the Allies succeeded in turning back the last major German offensive of the war.
V-E Day
A name given to May 8, 1945, on which General Eisenhower's acceptance of the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany marked the end of World War II in Europe.
Involving or engaging in the deliberate crashing of a bomb-filled airplane into a military target.
Manhattan Project
The U.S. program to develop an atomic bomb for use in World War II.
Yalta Conference
A 1945 meeting at which the leaders of the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union agreed on a set of measures to be implemented after the defeat of Germany.
United Nations (UN)
An international peacekeeping organization to which most nations in the world belong, founded in 1945 to promote world peace, security, and economic development.
Nuremberg trials
The court proceedings held in Nuremberg, Germany, after World War II, in which Nazi leaders were tried for war crimes.
GI Bill of Rights
A name given to the Servicemen's Readjustment Act, a 1944 law that provided financial and educational benefits for World War II veterans.
Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)
An interracial group founded in 1942 by James Farmer to work against segregation in Northern cities.
Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
An organization that pushed the U.S. government to compensate Japanese Americans for property they had lost when they were interned during World War II.
A. Philip Randolph
President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and the nation's leading African-American labor leader, he organized a march on Washington on July 1, 1941.
Chester Nimitz
The commander of U.S. naval forces in the Pacific during World War II.
James Farmer
A civil rights leader who founded an interracial movement called the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) to confront urban segregation in the North.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Headed a group of brilliant American, British, and European-refugee scientists who worked in a secret laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico, to build the first atomic bomb.
George Marshall
He pushed for the formation of a Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) during World War II.
A Japanese city devastated during World War II when the United States dropped the first atomic bomb on August6, 1945.
A Japanese city devastated during World War II when the United States dropped the second atomic bomb on August 8, 1945.