Quiz Me! - Era: World War II Test your knowledge about the World War II era. 1 / 10 What was the significance of the Bataan Death March? Filipinos forced captive Japanese soldiers to walk to concentration camps after Japan surrendered. It was part of Hitler’s Final Solution to exterminate the European Jews. Over 5000 American soldiers died from human rights abuses after surrendering to the Japanese. Japanese jumped to their deaths rather than surrendering to the Americans. 2 / 10 The Marshall Plan has been called one of the most significant legislative actions taken in the modern era. This was George Marshall’s plan to do which of the following? Occupy and rebuild post war Japan Contain the spread of communism in Asia Rebuild post-war Europe Keep communism out of Cuba 3 / 10 Which event started World War II in 1939? Bombing of Pearl Harbor Invasion of Poland by Germany Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand Non-aggression Pact with the Soviet Union 4 / 10 Which international organization replaced the organization Woodrow Wilson hoped would mediate disputes and keep peace in the years following World War I? The United Nations The Warsaw Pact NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) IMF (International Monetary Fund) 5 / 10 This US President issued Executive Order 9066 authorizing forced internment of Japanese-Americans which was later upheld as constitutional by the Supreme Court in Korematsu v. United States. Harry S. Truman Franklin Delano Roosevelt Herbert Hoover Dwight D. Eisenhower 6 / 10 The Tuskegee Airmen was a highly decorated group of World War II aviators. They Were treated as heroes both home and abroad Were comprised of Navajo American Indians Faced systemic racism within the U.S. military Were a group of racially diverse U.S. military officers 7 / 10 Which best describes the importance of the success of D-Day?. Allied forces led by Eisenhower landed on the beaches of Normandy and pushed toward Berlin The Soviet Union held Stalingrad forcing the Germans to retreat. Truman made the decision to drop an atomic bomb to bring an end to the war.. MacArthur pushed Japanese forces out of China 8 / 10 After being a commander in World War II, Omar Bradley became the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He was promoted to the rank of five star General and later led the Veteran’s Administration. From where did Bradley receive his military training? Annapolis Naval Academy Air Force Academy Texas A&M Westpoint Military Academy 9 / 10 These men were the first Americans to fight the Japanese in World War II The Flying Tigers Blue Angels The 7th Destroyer Division at Pearl Harbor U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds 10 / 10 This person once said, “You get more joy out of giving to others, and should put a good deal of thought into the happiness you are able to give.” Oprah Winfrey Rosa Parks Eleanor Roosevelt Phyllis Schlafly Your score is Try another 10!