Chapter 25 The World At War, 1939-1945

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Chapter 25 The World At War, 1939-1945

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What was the National Socialist Party?
Since the rise of German Nazism, which called itself "National Socialism," has been used in Europe and North America almost exclusively by political parties with combined authoritarian, racial and nationalist views. 
What was Appeasement?
Putting up with an aggressor to keep peace; Britain and France did not stop Germany from conquering areas.
What was the Atlantic Charter?
1941 pledge signed by US president FDR and British prime minister Winston ChurchHill not to acquire new territory as a result of WW2 and to work for peace after the war.
What was the "Double V" Campaign?
The African American community in the US resolved on a Double V Campaign: Victory over fascism abroad, and victory over discrimination at home. Large numbers migrated from poor Southern farm to munitions centers. 
What is the Servicemen's Readjustment Act?
also called "GI Bill of Rights," was omnibus bill that provided college or vocational education for returning World War 2 veterans, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. It provided many different types of loans for returning veterans to buy homes and start businesses.   
What was Hirabayashi v. United States?
was a case in which the US Supreme Court held that the application of curfews against members of a minority group were constitutional when the nation was at war with the country from which that group originated.
What was Korematsu v. United States?
1944 Supreme Court case where the Supreme Court upheld the order providing for the relocation of Japanese Americans. It was not until 1988 that Congress formally apologized and agreed to pay $20,000 to each survivor. 
What was the Yalta Conference?
The name of the meeting which drew the structure of postware Europe; Finally decided on the division of Germany; Stalin agreed to hold free elections in Easter Europe and to declare war against Japan in return for land lost in the Russo-Japanese war.