Check Your Understanding Questions
What were the first steps Hitler took to break the Treaty of Versailles?
What happened between Germany and the Soviet Union that may have made the invasion of Poland inevitable?
What steps did the Nazis take to eliminate Europe’s Jewish population?
Why was Mussolini removed from office in 1943?
What were some of the ways both Allied and Axis nations increased their birth rates during the war?
How extensive were resistance movements during the war, and how did the Nazis deal with them?
Do you think President Roosevelt was satisfied with the results of the Yalta Conference? Why or why not?
How did the political structure of Japan change as a result of the postwar occupation by the United States?