World War II 1939-1945
Why did WWII begin? <ul><li>- Depression </li></ul>- Harsh treaty from WWI Both led countries  to turn to leaders who prom...
Kellogg-Briand Pact <ul><li>In 1929 </li></ul><ul><li>62 countries promised to never go to war & settle disputes using pea...
Emp. Showa (Hirohito) Tojo Hitler Mussolini Franco
Daladier Truman FDR De Gaulle Stalin Chamberlain Churchill
 
 
U.S. involvement in WWII   <ul><li>3 Neutrality Acts </li></ul><ul><li>1 - 1935 after Italy invaded Ethiopia </li></ul><ul...
U.S. involvement in WWII   <ul><li>3 Neutrality Acts </li></ul><ul><li>3 – 1937 first 2 permanent & flexible   </li></ul><...
<ul><li>With what country did we not follow our Neutrality Acts? </li></ul><ul><li>Why not? </li></ul>Japan attacked China...
Meanwhile, Hitler attacks… <ul><li>Rhineland </li></ul><ul><li>Austria </li></ul><ul><li>Munich Pact & Appeasement </li></...
Sept 9, 1941
April 29, 1941
May 22, 1941
 
4 th  Neutrality Act <ul><li>Repealed arms embargo </li></ul><ul><li>Selling weapons to BR, FR & allies </li></ul><ul><li>...
U.S. involvement in WWII <ul><li>Battle of Britain – Summer/Fall 1940 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Churchill asks for help: </li>...
 
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Ww ii (11) day 1

  1. 1. World War II 1939-1945
  2. 2. Why did WWII begin? <ul><li>- Depression </li></ul>- Harsh treaty from WWI Both led countries to turn to leaders who promised improvements
  3. 3. Kellogg-Briand Pact <ul><li>In 1929 </li></ul><ul><li>62 countries promised to never go to war & settle disputes using peaceful means </li></ul>Problem: no way to enforce still permitted defensive war
  4. 4. Emp. Showa (Hirohito) Tojo Hitler Mussolini Franco
  5. 5. Daladier Truman FDR De Gaulle Stalin Chamberlain Churchill
  6. 8. U.S. involvement in WWII <ul><li>3 Neutrality Acts </li></ul><ul><li>1 - 1935 after Italy invaded Ethiopia </li></ul><ul><li>2 - 1936 prior to Spanish Civil War </li></ul>unlawful to sell or ship arms to those fighting 1935 Act PLUS can’t give loans or credit NYE Committee report
  7. 9. U.S. involvement in WWII <ul><li>3 Neutrality Acts </li></ul><ul><li>3 – 1937 first 2 permanent & flexible </li></ul><ul><li>WHY?? </li></ul>“ Cash and Carry” policy – GOODS not weapons We made money off of WWI
  8. 10. <ul><li>With what country did we not follow our Neutrality Acts? </li></ul><ul><li>Why not? </li></ul>Japan attacked China… … and Panay incident Japan had attacked Manchuria in 1931
  9. 11. Meanwhile, Hitler attacks… <ul><li>Rhineland </li></ul><ul><li>Austria </li></ul><ul><li>Munich Pact & Appeasement </li></ul><ul><li>Czechoslovakia (Sudetenland) </li></ul><ul><li>Deals/Discuss btwn SU & BR, SU & GER </li></ul><ul><li>Poland – Blitzkrieg </li></ul><ul><li>… and Italy invades Albania </li></ul>
  10. 12. Sept 9, 1941
  11. 13. April 29, 1941
  12. 14. May 22, 1941
  13. 16. 4 th Neutrality Act <ul><li>Repealed arms embargo </li></ul><ul><li>Selling weapons to BR, FR & allies </li></ul><ul><li>Cash and Carry </li></ul><ul><li>US ships don’t enter war zone </li></ul>France falls: a. __________ France in South b. __________ in North c. __________ France in Britain & Algeria
  14. 17. U.S. involvement in WWII <ul><li>Battle of Britain – Summer/Fall 1940 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Churchill asks for help: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Selective Service reinstated </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Registered more </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Called 1 million to train </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Called 800,000 reservists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- sent lots of weapons to them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- got 99 year leases on bases around world </li></ul></ul>

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