WWII in a Nut Shell

8th Grade

Social Studies

Mr. Smith
Quick Facts
    A. War Costs
       1. US Debt 1940 - $9 billion
          US Debt 1945 - $98 billion
       • The war cos...
An introductory quick video clip




        •http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?v
        ideo_id=33752




3
Quick Facts
    B. Human Costs
       1. 50 million people died (compared to
          15 million in WWI)
       • 21.3 mi...
When?
        •1939-1945
        •US involvement 1941-1945


      1939                     1941                        19...
Who?

           Allies                    Axis
       (major powers)            (major powers)
        Great Britain     ...
Children of the Holocaust
    http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?vi
    deo_id=106062&title=The_Children_of_The_
   ...
Major Leaders
         Adolf Hitler
         Nazi Germany




                        Benito Mussolini
                   ...
Major Leaders
                  Hideki Tojo
              Japanese Prime Minister




          Winston Churchill
9       ...
Major Leaders
                                 Joseph
                                  Stalin
                           ...
Why? (underlying causes of WWII)
                                                  1. Treaty of Versailles
               ...
Why?
     2. Isolationism of Major Powers
       A. Why was the U.S. Isolationist?
         1. Great Depression (problems ...
Why?
     3. Isolationism of Major Powers
         Opposition to war (Pacifism)

           (a.) Washington Conference -
 ...
Why?
     4. Isolationism of Major Powers

       This led to policies of “Appeasement”
         1. Appeasement: give dict...
So What Was Hitler Asking For?
         Return of German Speaking Lands
                                                  ...
How Did Hitler Make War?
     Blitzkrieg “Lightning War”
                                   In the next year,
            ...
US Assistance
        Roosevelt provided aid to the Allies:
                                            Lend-Lease - 1939
...
Meanwhile … in the Pacific
        Pearl Harbor: “a date which will live in infamy”
                                      ...
Bibliography
     http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1661.html

     http://www.worldwariihistory.info/WWII/United-
     St...
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WWII in a nut shell

  1. 1. WWII in a Nut Shell 8th Grade Social Studies Mr. Smith
  2. 2. Quick Facts A. War Costs 1. US Debt 1940 - $9 billion US Debt 1945 - $98 billion • The war cost $330 billion -- 10 times the cost of WWI & as much as all previous federal spending since 1776 2
  3. 3. An introductory quick video clip •http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?v ideo_id=33752 3
  4. 4. Quick Facts B. Human Costs 1. 50 million people died (compared to 15 million in WWI) • 21.3 million Russians (7.7 million civilians) • 11 million died as a result of the HOLOCAUST (6 million Jews + 5 million others) 4
  5. 5. When? •1939-1945 •US involvement 1941-1945 1939 1941 1945 Sept.1 - Sept. 3 - Dec. 7 – May - Sept. - Germany Britain & Japan bombs Germans Atomic invades France Pearl Harbor; Surrender Bombing Poland declare US enters the of (official war on War Hiroshima start to the Germany & war) Nagasaki, 5 Japanese Surrender
  6. 6. Who? Allies Axis (major powers) (major powers) Great Britain Germany Russia Italy United States Japan France (note: France surrendered to Germany in 1940 (after 6 weeks of fighting) 6
  7. 7. Children of the Holocaust http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?vi deo_id=106062&title=The_Children_of_The_ Holocaust 7
  8. 8. Major Leaders Adolf Hitler Nazi Germany Benito Mussolini Italy 8
  9. 9. Major Leaders Hideki Tojo Japanese Prime Minister Winston Churchill 9 British Prime Minister
  10. 10. Major Leaders Joseph Stalin Russian Leader Franklin Delano Roosevelt 10 US President
  11. 11. Why? (underlying causes of WWII) 1. Treaty of Versailles A. Germany lost land to surrounding nations B. War Reparations 1) Allies collect $ to pay back war debts to U.S. 2) Germany must pay $57 trillion (modern equivalent) 3) Bankrupted the German economy & embarrassed Germans 11 Lloyd George, Georges Clemenceau, and Woodrow Wilson during negotiations for the Treaty
  12. 12. Why? 2. Isolationism of Major Powers A. Why was the U.S. Isolationist? 1. Great Depression (problems at home) 2. Perceptions of WWI a. WWI did not seem to solve much b. People began to think that we’d got into WWI for the wrong reasons (greedy American businessmen!) 12
  13. 13. Why? 3. Isolationism of Major Powers Opposition to war (Pacifism) (a.) Washington Conference - Limits on size of country's navies (b.) Kellogg-Briand pact - condemned war as a way to solving conflicts 13
  14. 14. Why? 4. Isolationism of Major Powers This led to policies of “Appeasement” 1. Appeasement: give dictators what they want and hope that they won’t want anything else 2. Begins with Japanese invasion of Manchuria, Italian invasion of Ethiopia, and continues with Hitler . . . 14
  15. 15. So What Was Hitler Asking For? Return of German Speaking Lands •Nonaggression Pact Russia stays out of the war in return for 1/2 of Poland •Great Britain & France finally declare war on Germany Hitler's triumphal entry into Danzig, Poland 1939 15
  16. 16. How Did Hitler Make War? Blitzkrieg “Lightning War” In the next year, Hitler invades: •Denmark •Norway • The Netherlands, •France 16 Hitler in Paris
  17. 17. US Assistance Roosevelt provided aid to the Allies: Lend-Lease - 1939 •US “lent” war materials to cash-strapped Great Britain Atlantic Charter •US secretly meets with England to commit to defeating Germany 17 London Firefighter Tackles an Air Raid Blaze
  18. 18. Meanwhile … in the Pacific Pearl Harbor: “a date which will live in infamy” What? •Surprise attack by the Japanese on American forces in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Effect? •US declares war on Japan & other Axis powers USS Arizona Sinking in Pearl Harbor 18
  19. 19. Bibliography http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1661.html http://www.worldwariihistory.info/WWII/United- States.html http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/riseof hitler/leader.htm http://www.archives.gov/research/ww2/photos / 19

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