Ch 21:4 The Soviet Union and the United StatesStudent: ____________________________________________Region/Country Invaded by: Result:EgyptGreeceSoviet UnionFrench IndochinaHawaiiWhy were the Balkans important to Germany? _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Tell when each action happened – Complete the chart with the following items: (write theitems out – DO NOT USE NUMBERS OR LETTERS)• Makes Netherlands East Indies a • Captures Guam protectorate • Makes Indochina a protectorate• Joins Germany and Italy as an Axis power • Attacks Philippines• Captures New Guinea and Solomon • Captures Burma, Thailand, and Malaya Islands• Cuts British sea route to Hong Kong and Singapore Japan Before After • Attack on • • Pearl Harbor • • 7 Dec 1941 • • •True or False? Make the false statements true!___1. Spain remained neutral during WWII but let German submarines use its ports.
___ 2. Japan allied itself with Germany and Italy after Great Britain and the United Statesrefused an alliance with Japan.___ 3. Italy’s hope to build a Mediterranean empire for itself failed.___ 4. Germany wanted to gain control of the Balkan nations because of the rich oil fields in theregion.___ 5. The forces of German General Erwin Rommel kept British troops out of North Africa forthe entire war.___ 6. Germany made a formal declaration of war against the Soviet Union before invading it.___ 7. The scorched-earth methods that the Soviets used against the Germans involveddestroying anything that they could not carry away.___ 8. Japan targeted the Netherlands East Indies as a military objective because of the oilreserves there.___ 9. Premier Tojo headed a pacifist government that came to power in 1941.___10.Japan’s intention at Pearl Harbor was to destroy the ability of the United States to fight awar against Japan.Completion: 1. In 1940, Italian troops were driven from ___________________________________. 2. The Battle of ___________________________ in North Africa was an important British victory. 3. Germany’s invasion of ______________________________ created a huge new front in Eastern Europe. 4. Stalin demanded that the city of _______________________ be held at all costs. 5. Japan captured _______________________________ on the same day Japanese aircraft bombed Pearl Harbor. 6. At Pearl Harbor, many American ______________________________ were heavily damaged or sunk. El Alamein Guam Ethiopia Stalingrad Soviet Union battleships