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* Identify key turning points in the war in the Pacific **Describe the Allied offensive against the Japanese

Explain both the development of the atomic bomb and debates about its use

Describe the challenges faced by the Allies in building a just and lasing peace

The Allies Stem the Japanese Tide

18.) How extensive were the Japanese conquests?

19.) What American actions surprised the Japanese?

20.) What was the importance of the Battle of Midway?

21.) What strategy did the United States adopt in fighting Japan?

The Allies Go on the Offensive

22.) What were kamikazes?

23.) Why did the Japanese fight so hard on Iwo Jima?

24.) Why did the Allies believe Okinawa was a foretaste or a preview of an invasion of Japan?

The Atomic Bomb Ends the War

25.) What was the Manhattan Project?

26.) How did scientist view using the atomic bomb?

27.) When and where was the atomic bomb used and who authorized it?

Rebuilding Begins

28.) What plans for peacekeeping did the US make near the end of the war?

29.) What did the US do with the surviving leaders of Germany and Japan?

30.) What happened to Japan after the war ended?

The Home Front (Pages 590-595) Objectives:

Describe the economic and social changes that reshaped American life during WWII

Contrast both the opportunities and discrimination African Americans and other minorities experienced during the war

Opportunity and Adjustment

31.) How did the war affect American workers?

32.) How did the growth of the defense industry affect American population patterns?

33.) How did wartime activities impact families?

Discrimination and Reaction/ Internment of Japanese Americans

34.) How were African Americans treated at home and in the military?

35.) How did Americans react to progress in acceptance of African Americans?

36.) Why were Japanese Americans placed in internment camps?

37.) How were Japanese Americans compensated years later for internment?

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