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Ch. 10 Great Depression & WWII

Name:_______________ Pd.________
The primary purpose of the ___ Nuclear Site was to produce plutonium, the fuel for an atomic bomb.
1st generation immigrants from Japan.
Communities of homeless & unemployed men who lived in tents and shacks,
By 1943, Boeing had designed and manufactured a new long range comber, the B-29 known as the ___.
The U.S. would not become militarily involved in the war until after the Japanese bombed ___ Harbor, Hawaii on 12/7/1941
___was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world, lasting from 1929 to 1939. It began after the stock market crash of October 1929, which sent Wall Street into a panic and wiped out millions of investors. 25% of the working population was jobless.
During WWII, to meet the labor needs of Washington farmers and the rest of the U.S., the federal government created the ___ program that brought workers from Mexico to work on farms.
Also known as the Wheeler-Howard Act, it stopped the selling of reservation land to non-Indians, empowered Indians to form tribal governments, and provided funds for education, healthcare, and technological development.
The U.S. government encouraged women to join the factory workforce, promoting it as a __ duty and service to the country.
Construction of the __ under the WPA program was built for two purposes: hydroelectricity and irrigation.
Aggressive, fascist, and militaristic governments came to power in the 1920s and 30s in Germany, Italy, and Japan. On 9/1/1939 Germany invaded Poland starting ___
The Allies fought against a group called the ___ Powers of Germany, Japan, & Italy during WWII.
The ___ was an active attempt by the federal government to establish jobs programs and spend money in order to re-energize the economy.
The U.S. was part of a coalition known as the ___ along with Great Britain, France, and Russia.
Unemployed migrants from Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, and Texas, Missouri and other places in the South who traveled with their families looking for work.
President at the time of the onset of the Great Depression who believed that economic depressions were the way the economy corrected itself and made it possible for future growth.
Elected by a landslide during the Great Depression he came into office offering change & hope.
The victory of the Allies over the Axis power was due in large part to the superior ___ and industrial capacity of the U.S.
In 1942, President Roosevelt commissioned the ___ Project, a top secret government program aimed at producing an atomic bomb.
The case of ___ v, the U.S., the court upheld the validity of the evacuation of Japanese Americans from their homes on the west coast to interment camps.
The B-17 medium range propeller driven bomber was also known as the ___.
October 29, 1929 the New York Stock Exchange collapsed where many people across the country lost all their money.
___ succeeded President Roosevelt after Roosevelt died in office. He ordered dropping atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Executive Order No. 9066 authorized the immediate ___ of all Japanese living west of the Cascades and Sierra Nevada Mountains to internment camps in the deserts east of the mountains.
Compulsory national military service during war time.
2nd generation American born Japanese Americans.
The Kaiser shipyards employed more than 50,000 workers of which 46% were ___.