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Wwii slideshow

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Introduction to WWII to a fifth grade class.

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Wwii slideshow

  1. 1. World War II 1939 to 1945
  2. 2. Announcement of Entering the War • The United States stayed neutral in WWII until the attack on Pearl Harbor • President Roosevelt declared war for the United States on December 8, 1941 • The United States joined the War because of the attack on Pearl Harbor • Pearl Harbor is a Navy base in Hawaii • Japan attacked Pearl Harborhttp://www.history.com/topics/franklin-d-roosevelt/audio#fd
  3. 3. Children During WWII• The children in WWII had to participate in air raid drills during school• The children had to be prepared incase of an attack• The children and families slept in bomb shelters during the war• They did not have any computers back then and a television cost the amount of a small car. Not many families owned a television
  4. 4. Home Front•On the home front people were asked to ration everything. They were only allowed to get so much of one thing.•Women went into the work force. They were doing all the work men did while they were at war.•The Japanese Americans lost many of their rights in the United States during WWII because of the attack on Pearl Harbor

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