APUSH Important terms for WWII

APUSH Important terms for WWII

´╗┐Tehran Conference: 1943
First major meeting between the Big Three (United States, Britain, Russia) at which they planned the 1943 assault on France and agreed to divide Germany into zones of occupation after the war. It agreed on an opening of a second front (Overlord), and that the Soviet Union should enter the war against Japan after the end of the war in Europe.

Yalta Conference: 1945
A wartime conference held at Yalta, USSR, that was attended by FDR, Churchill, and Stalin. It agreed on the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany and it's occupation, status of Poland, citizens of the Soviet Union and of Yugoslavia were to be handed over to their respective countries, regardless of their consent, the United Nations once it was agreed that each of the five permanent members of the Security Council would have veto power, and Stalin's entry against Japan.

Potsdam Conference: 1945
A wartime conference held at Potsdam, Germany that was attended by Truman, Attlee, and Stalin. It agreed on the establishment of the Oder-Neisse line as the border of areas administrated by government of Poland, the expulsion of the German populations remaining beyond the borders of Germany, war reparations, reversion of all German annexations in Europe after 1937, statement of aims and means of the occupation of Germany, and the prosecution of Nazi war criminals. In addition, the Allies issued the Potsdam Declaration, which outlined the terms of surrender for Japan.

Office of War Information: 1941
Promote patriotism through radio and propaganda, advertised real goal for war, not extreme nationalism. Warned against foreign spies, brought women into workforce

Office of Price Administration: 1941
It established within the Office for Emergency Management of the United States Government by Executive Order 8875 on August 28, 1941. The functions of the OPA were originally to stabilize prices (price controls) and rents after the outbreak of World War II. Had the power to...

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