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Causes of World War II

  1. 1. *Causesof World War II*<br />V.S.<br />Pat Bartlett<br />EDU 290 – T/TH @ 12:30<br />Flags of the World [Flags]. (n.d.). Retrieved from Graphic Maps website: http:/ webimage/flags/flagcnty.htm<br />
  2. 2. *The Treaty of Versailles*(Territorial)<br />Germany was forced to give away land<br />Alsace-Lorraine (France)<br />Eupen & Malmedy (Belguim)<br />Northern Schleswig (Denmark)<br />Hultschin (Czechoslovakia)<br />West Prussia, Posen and Upper Slesia (Poland)<br />
  3. 3. *The Treaty of Versailles* (Military)<br />Germany’s Army was forcefully reduced to 100,000 men<br />No tanks or destructive vehicles allowed<br />No Air Force<br />Navy was allowed only 6 ships<br />No submarines allowed<br />
  4. 4. *The Treaty of Versailles* (Financially)<br />Land lost was economically rich<br />Reparations were forced to be paid to France and G.B<br />Forbidden to unite with Austria to keep economy down<br />Microsoft Clip Art<br />
  5. 5. *Germany’s Reaction*<br />Citizens angry for being blamed for the World War I<br />Called those who signed the treaty “November Criminals”<br />WANTED REVENGE!<br />
  6. 6. *The Rise of Hitler*<br />Spoke to groups of German citizens’ about ideas<br />Forcibly boosted himself in the Reichstag<br />Established himself and followers as the “Nazis”<br />Adolf Hitler standing there. April 20, 1937. DeutschesBundesarchiv (German Federal Archive), Germany. Wikipedia Commons. Web. 5 Oct. 2009. &lt;http:/ File:Bundesarchiv_Bild_183- S33882,_Adolf_Hitler_retouched.jpg&gt;.<br />
  7. 7. *The Rise of Hitler*<br />Boosted Nazi followers into the Reichstag<br />Seized command of Germany by getting citizen support from his large public rallies<br />Demanded mass production of Tanks, Submarines, and Planes to jumpstart economy<br />
  8. 8. *In the Pacific…<br />Japan lacked many natural resources to power its industrial factories<br />Manchuria had an increasing production of natural resources in 1929<br />Japan seized Manchuria in 1931<br />
  9. 9. *Back on the Home Front*<br />President Roosevelt was pulling the country out of depression<br />Fireside Chats<br />The New Deal<br />Citizens were getting their lives’ back on track following 15 rough years<br />Life as an American was gradually increasing<br />
  10. 10. *Hitler Starts the War*<br />The Nazi’s invaded Poland on September 1, 1939<br />Violated the Treaty of Versailles<br />France & England were forced to declare war on Germany<br />Western Europe was soon stormed through by the German military<br />“Blitzkrieg” – Lightning War<br />
  11. 11. *The Invasions by Japan*<br />Invaded neighbor country China in 1937, started an immediate war<br />Japanese Navy then traveled south to invade the British islands of Southeast Asia<br />Insel: Iwo Jima. 14 May 2003. Wikimedia Commons. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Oct. 2009. &lt;http:// <br />;.<br />
  12. 12. *America’s Neutrality*<br />The U.S was very hesitant to enter another war across the world<br />Still accepting deaths from many young in World War I<br />Passed Neutrality Act of 1937<br />Made it unlawful to trade with countries at war<br />
  13. 13. *Japans Attack on Pearl Harbor*<br />December 7, 1941<br />Attacked because of Neutrality Act<br />America cut supplies to Japan because of invasions<br />Performed by Japanese Navy<br />Brought the U.S. into World War II<br />
  14. 14. *Japans Attack on Pearl Harbor*<br />Destroyed..<br />4 Battleships<br />3 Cruisers<br />3 Destroyers<br />1 Minelayer<br />188 Aircraft<br />Deaths<br />U.S. – 2,402 (Wounded another 1,282 more)<br />Japan – 65<br />USS Maryland and Capsized USS Oklahoma. 1941. Creative Commons. Web. 8 Oct. 2009. &lt;http:/;.<br />
  15. 15. *Nazi Germany vs. Imperial Japan*<br />Both were ruled by Military power and dictators<br />Both enforced very high education<br />Censorship was a key to both governments<br />Magazines<br />Newspapers<br />Both caused World War II<br />
  16. 16. *Deaths in World War II*<br />United Kingdom<br />
  17. 17. *Information Citations*<br />&quot;World War Two Causes.&quot; History On The Net. N.p., 14 May 2009. Web. 13 Oct. 2009.;.<br />Norton, Mary Beth.People & A Nation Vol Ii. Vol. 2. N.p.: Houghton Miffin College Div, 2006. Print.<br />