World War II Part 1

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World War II Part 1

  1. 1. World War II 1939-1945
  2. 3. Causes <ul><li>Nationalism </li></ul><ul><li>Militarism </li></ul><ul><li>Imperialism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unresolved Territorial Issues </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. The Gathering Storm <ul><li>Soviet Union </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Totalitarian State- government controls everything </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Italy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fascism- blind loyalty to the government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Angry that did not get territory in Treaty of Versailles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Germany </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resented the Treaty of Versailles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jews persecuted and sent to concentration camps </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. The Gathering Storm (cont.) <ul><li>Japan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Military rule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wanted to expand into Asia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>United States </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Isolationism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neutrality Acts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Banned sale of arms to countries at war </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good Neighbor Policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FDR attempted to build friendly relationships with the rest of the world </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 6. World War II Begins <ul><li>Hitler Advancing in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler invades Poland breaking Munich Conference Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Britain and France declare war on Germany </li></ul><ul><li>President Roosevelt remains neutral </li></ul><ul><ul><li>U.S sells arms to Allies under a “cash-and-carry” plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater spending on military and draft enacted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lend-Lease Act </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sell goods to countries who support the same ideas of the US </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 7. United States Enters World War II <ul><li>December 7, 1941 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, Hawaii </li></ul></ul><ul><li>United Americans in their determination to fight </li></ul><ul><li>Destroyed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>200 planes and 19 ships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Japanese Mistakes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Did not sink aircraft carriers or bomb fuel oil tankers </li></ul></ul>

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