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15.2 The War Begin

15.2 The War Begin






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    • Objective: Analyze the shooting war between the Axis and Allied powers
      • After invading and conquering Poland with Stalin
      • Hitler makes quick work of Denmark, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Belgium, Norway
      • France builds the Maginot Line
      • Germans bypass the line by passing through the Ardennes forest
      • Cut off Allied soldiers had to escape they use the French port of Dunkirk to cross English Channel to Britain
      • Paris falls in June 1940
      • Hitler felt Britain would surrender
      • Churchill refuses
      • Bombed England day and night for 10 months
      • People sleep in subways to avoid the bombs
      • RAF fought around the clock
      • Defeats the German Air Force
      • Starts the Selective Service (Draft)
      • Destroyers for bases Act- gives Britain 50 old destroyers for leases to bases in British territory
      • Roosevelt believes America must be the Arsenal for Democracy
      • Signs Lend-Lease Act- Gives supplies to the Allies
      • Roosevelt and Churchill both wanted to stop Hitler
      • They both agreed on a set of common principals establishing their goals for a postwar world
      • Including a nation’s right to choose its own government free from fear or aggression.
      • This would lead to the establishment of the United Nations
      • Japan continues to aggressively expand
      • Fueled by victories over China and Russia
      • American responds by applying economic pressure
      • FDR places an embargo on the sale of scrap metal to Japan
      • When Japan continues to invade other countries, FDR expands the embargo to include oil
      • Despite mounting tensions the U.S. continue to negotiate to find a solution with Japan
      • Japan however had other ideas
      • Yamamoto’s Plan was to launch a surprise attack against the U.S. Navy fleet at Pearl Harbor
      • Taking the U.S. out would allow Japan to rapidly expand while the U.S. rebuilt it’s fleet
      • Japan believed the U.S. would not fight to regain lose territory
      • What was the purpose of the Lend-Lease Act?
      • Ans. Gives supplies to the Allies
      • Who believed American must be the Arsenal of democracy?
      • Ans. FDR
      • What was the founding document of the United Nations?
      • Ans. Atlantic Charter
      • Who as the founder of the Back to Africa movement?
      • Ans. Marcus Garvey
      • American culture was spread to other nations by?
      • Ans. radio and movies
      • What invention led to the spread of urban sprawl?
      • The Auto (car)