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WWII: Causes and Impacts

  1. 1. By: Molly Roesler<br />World War II:Causes and Impacts<br />
  2. 2. Failure of the Treaty of Versailles<br />Failure of the Munich Agreement<br />Failure of the League of Nations<br />Main Causes of WWII<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li>Forced Germany to accept all responsibilities for WWI.
  4. 4. Limited Germany’s military size and power.
  5. 5. Re-established all independent nations. Example: Poland
  6. 6. Hitler gained power and invaded Rhineland. </li></ul>The Treaty of Versailles<br />
  7. 7. Agreement between Britain, France, and Germany.<br />Signed in 1938.<br />Germany could have Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia.<br />Hitler could not invade more of Europe. <br /><ul><li>Hitler invaded rest of Czechoslovakia later.</li></ul>Munich Agreement<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li>Established in 1919 after WWI.
  9. 9. Disbanded in 1945 after WWII.</li></ul>Failure began with depression after WWI.<br />Not all nations belonged to the League.<br />League had no power or army.<br />Punishment was cutting off trade.<br />Unable to act quickly.<br />Failure of The League of Nations<br />
  10. 10. Axis Powers:<br />Germany<br />Japan<br />Italy<br />Bulgaria and Romania<br />Allied Powers:<br />United States<br />Britain<br />Soviet Union<br />France<br />China<br />Many more countries<br />Axis vs. Allies<br />
  11. 11. Gain World Power.<br />Destroy Communism, Spread Fascism.<br />Gain Land.<br />Eliminate non Arians in German territory.<br />Axis Goals <br />
  12. 12. December 7th, 1941<br />U.S Pacific Fleet was bombed.<br />December 8th: Congress declared war on Japan.<br />December 11th: Axis declared war on U.S.A.<br />America officially entered WWII.<br />Bombing of Pearl Harbor<br />
  13. 13. American Life During WWII<br />
  14. 14. 1st ever national income tax.<br />Only Government was taxed before. <br />Help stop inflation caused by War.<br />Victory Tax<br />
  15. 15. Allowed to officially serve in Military.<br />Doing jobs men used to do.<br />Raising families on their own. <br />Volunteering time for organizations (Red Cross). <br />Role of Women<br />
  16. 16. Rationing for things in short supply<br />Meat, Butter, Sugar<br />Metal Drives, War Bonds. <br />Civilians started providing defenses<br />Escorted Convoys<br />Defended Ports<br />Efforts at Home<br />
  17. 17. African Americans allowed to join Military.<br />Military was segregated at this time.<br />African American Women allowed in Nursing Corps.<br />Role of Minorities<br />
  18. 18. Fear of Japanese people after Pearl Harbor.<br />Government afraid of Spies.<br />Roosevelt legalized interment.<br />Moved 120,000 Japanese into Internment Camps.<br /> 2/3 were American Citizens, ½ were children.<br />Japanese Internment<br />
  19. 19. Only allowed few belongings.<br />Placed in barracks, three families to one.<br />Did hard labor while interned. <br />Allowed to return home in 1944. <br />
  20. 20. Three main causes of WWII.<br />Axis powers wanted world domination.<br />America entered WWII after Pearl Harbor.<br />Life in America changed drastically during WWII.<br />Japanese Americans were treated poorly.<br />
  21. 21. Role of Women graphic on slide 11: <br />Library of Congress, Oyida Peaks riveting as part of her NYA training to become a mechanic in the Assembly and Repair Department at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1940, Public Domain<br /> Japanese Internment graphic of Slide 15:<br />Library of Congress, Japanese-American camp, war emergency relocation, [Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, Calif.] (LOC), 1940, Public Domain<br />Resources for Graphics<br />

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