[SS2010] USS6 (6) 6 :
6 ) Identify causes and consequences of World War II and reasons for the United States' entry into the war.
Locating on a map Allied countries and Axis Powers
Locating on a map key engagements of World War II, including Pearl Harbor; the battles of Normandy, Stalingrad, and Midway; and the Battle of the Bulge
Identifying key figures of World War II, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, Sir Winston Churchill, Harry S. Truman, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Michinomiya Hirohito, and Hideki Tōjō
Describing the development of and the decision to use the atomic bomb
Describing human costs associated with World War II
Examples: the Holocaust, civilian and military casualties
Explaining the importance of the surrender of the Axis Powers ending World War II
[SS2010] USS6 (6) 7 :
7 ) Identify changes on the American home front during World War II.
Recognizing the retooling of factories from consumer to military production
Identifying new roles of women and African Americans in the workforce
Describing increased demand on the Birmingham steel industry and Port of Mobile facilities (Alabama)
Describing the experience of African Americans and Japanese Americans in the United States during World War II, including the Tuskegee Airmen and occupants of internment camps (Alabama)
[SS2010] WH9 (9) 14 :
14 ) Describe causes and consequences of World War II.
Examples: causes—unanswered aggression, Axis goal of world conquest
consequences—changes in political boundaries; Allied goals; lasting issues such as the Holocaust, Atomic Age, and Nuremberg Trials
Explaining the rise of militarist and totalitarian states in Italy, Germany, the Soviet Union, and Japan
Identifying turning points of World War II in the European and Pacific Theaters
Depicting geographic locations of world events between 1939 and 1945
Identifying on a map changes in national borders as a result of World War II