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This slide show was created for a history class and contains picures and facts of wwII

This slide show was created for a history class and contains picures and facts of wwII

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  • 1. Photo album (1929-1945) By: Michael Slayton Block: D Date: 1-16-07
  • 2. The depression
    • New York city 1929.
    • Concerned citizens
    • flood wall street during
    • the Stock market crash
    • of October 29, 1929. This
    • was the beginning of the
    • great depression.
  • 3. Beggars
    • A feeding line During
    • the great depression.
    • These were common
    • because people were
    • jobless due too the
    • the economy crash.
  • 4. Homelessness
    • Here a Man waits
    • at a homeless bureau.
    • This scene was
    • all to common with
    • the great depression
    • when over 24% of
    • the workforce was
    • jobless.
  • 5. Discrimination
    • A place for White
    • people only to get
    • food during the
    • depression. An
    • example of racism
    • during the great
    • depression Era.
  • 6. Military
    • Before America’s
    • Involvement in
    • WWII, goods such as
    • gasoline and guns were
    • being sent to
    • England and France.
    • To help their war Effort.
  • 7. America’s Isolationism
    • During the time of
    • Hitler absorbing
    • much of Europe,
    • America ignored
    • much of what was
    • happening. America
    • believed isolationism
    • was the right choice
    • because it was decided
    • Americas involvement
    • In WW1 was a costly
    • mistake.
  • 8. German propaganda
    • Nazi’s filled the
    • heads of the German
    • people with propaganda
    • in order to convince them
    • that they were right. Other
    • forms of propaganda were
    • book burning and
    • eliminating all other political parties.
  • 9. Non-aggression pact
    • In 1939 the Soviet Union’s
    • ruler, Joseph Stalin knew
    • that Hitler would eventually
    • want to invade the Soviet
    • Union. Knowing this, he
    • signed the signed the
    • Non-aggression pact.
  • 10. Japan In February 1942, the Japanese took land such as Wake island, Hong Kong and the Gilbert islands. The Japanese even managed to take Singapore which was known as one of the worlds strongest fortresses. In March the Japanese took multiple pacific islands as well.
  • 11. Pearl Harbor
    • “ December 7, 1941 a
    • date which will live in
    • infamy. The United
    • States was suddenly
    • and deliberately
    • attacked by naval and
    • air forces of the empire
    • of Japan.” -FDR
  • 12. Interment camps
    • After the pearl harbor
    • attack of 1941, many
    • Japanese-Americans
    • were placed in
    • internment camps.
    • This picture was
    • taken at a camp in
    • Tule lake, Oregon.
  • 13. recycling
    • The military would
    • come through towns
    • across America
    • collecting recycling
    • to help the war effort.
    • The metal was melted
    • and used to build
    • war ships, planes, jeeps
    • and tanks.
  • 14. Rationing
    • During WWII, things
    • such as sugar, rubber,
    • and gasoline were
    • rationed to help the
    • war effort. In this
    • picture Americans
    • are standing in line
    • waiting for their ration
    • of sugar.
  • 15. Enlistment
    • During WWII men
    • stood in line to
    • enlist in the Army.
    • Recruitment centers
    • experienced long
    • lines after the media
    • exposed what was
    • happening in WWII
  • 16. Women and WWII
    • During WWII, women
    • for the first time started
    • working in factories.
    • Their efforts produced
    • the icon “Rosy the Riveter.”
    • Also known as the working
    • women.
  • 17. D-Day
    • June 6, 1944. The
    • U.S. invades German
    • occupied Normandy,
    • France. This was the
    • first major battle
    • against Germany.
  • 18. Concentration Camps
    • This was just one
    • of the concentration
    • camps the Germans
    • set up for Jews. 1942
    • was when some of the
    • first extermination camps
    • were made. these camps
    • were liberated by the allies
    • between 1943 and 1945
  • 19. Iwo Jima
    • The 36 day battle of
    • Iwo Jima was between
    • the U.S. and Japan.
    • The Marines in this
    • photo held this flag up
    • despite being shot at.
    • This photo enthralled
    • the American public with
    • its display of heroism.
  • 20. German Surrender
    • On May 7, 1945
    • Alfred Jodl signs
    • the document of
    • unconditional
    • German surrender.
    • The document was
    • signed at Eisenhower’s
    • office in Reims, France.
  • 21. Japan’s surrender
    • After accepting
    • the allies terms of
    • surrender, Japan
    • surrendered on
    • September 2 1945.
    • The surrender took
    • place on the USS
    • Missouri.