CHAPTER 21 Section 1: Threats to World Peace Section 2: Hitler’s Aggressions Section 3: Axis Gains Section 4:   The Soviet...
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States Allies Allies Axis Axis Allies Axis Bell Ringer 21.4: What countries wer...
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States In the Atlantic Charter, President Franklin D. Roosevelt pledged to crea...
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States 1940 – Germany controlled almost ALL of western Europe. Spain – under Hi...
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States The Axis had great success in the Balkans. … everything but Turkey would...
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States The battle for North Africa was a struggle for control of the Suez Canal...
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States In October Rommel’s army was beaten at the Battle of El Alamein . . . . ...
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States The U.S.S.R. was alarmed when Germany took the Balkans – this was THEIR ...
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States Operation Barbarossa : Without declaring war Germany invades the Soviet ...
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States Hitler would make the capture of Stalingrad the main objective of the of...
Japanese Aggressions in the Pacific Events in the Pacific drew the United States into the war. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union ...
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States Japanese armies had pushed far into China. …  began to extend its contro...
The U.S. responded … <ul><li>… protested the violations of the Nine-Power Pact of 1922 </li></ul><ul><li>… provided assist...
Relations between US and Japan worsen … Premier Hideki Tōjō   SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States The United States declared war on Japan on 7 December 1941 – as did the ...
Chapter Wrap-Up <ul><ul><ul><li>1. How did regional conflicts grow to involve many nations in World War II? </li></ul></ul...
SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the  United States Allies Allies Axis Axis Allies Axis Bell Ringer 21.4: What countries wer...
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Ch 21.4

  1. 1. CHAPTER 21 Section 1: Threats to World Peace Section 2: Hitler’s Aggressions Section 3: Axis Gains Section 4: The Soviet Union and the United States Section 5: The Holocaust Section 6: The End of the War World War II
  2. 2. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States Allies Allies Axis Axis Allies Axis Bell Ringer 21.4: What countries were under Axis or Allied control in eastern Europe and the Mediterranean from 1940 to 1942? 1942 1940 1941
  3. 3. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States In the Atlantic Charter, President Franklin D. Roosevelt pledged to create a postwar world in which “all men in all lands may live out their lives in freedom from fear and want.” The United States had made clear their loyalty to the Allied cause.
  4. 4. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States 1940 – Germany controlled almost ALL of western Europe. Spain – under Hitler’s buddy Franco – was “ neutral” but allowed German subs to use its ports.
  5. 5. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States The Axis had great success in the Balkans. … everything but Turkey would come under Axis control.
  6. 6. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States The battle for North Africa was a struggle for control of the Suez Canal and access to oil from the Middle East and raw materials from Asia. German troops led by General Erwin Rommel – the Desert Fox - moved to take control of Libya in early ’41.
  7. 7. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States In October Rommel’s army was beaten at the Battle of El Alamein . . . . The Axis forces would retreat to Tunisia.
  8. 8. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States The U.S.S.R. was alarmed when Germany took the Balkans – this was THEIR neighborhood! 22 June 1941 --- this would change … Germany’s response was – create a sphere in Asia – the Soviets did NOT like that at all.
  9. 9. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States Operation Barbarossa : Without declaring war Germany invades the Soviet Union GB & the US offered aid to the Soviets . . . But getting it to them would prove difficult.
  10. 10. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States
  11. 11. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States Hitler would make the capture of Stalingrad the main objective of the offensive. Stalin ordered that the city be held at all costs. The Battle of Stalingrad had begun.
  12. 12. Japanese Aggressions in the Pacific Events in the Pacific drew the United States into the war. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States
  13. 13. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States Japanese armies had pushed far into China. … began to extend its control over Southeast Asia. Sept 1940 – alliance with Germany & Italy
  14. 14. The U.S. responded … <ul><li>… protested the violations of the Nine-Power Pact of 1922 </li></ul><ul><li>… provided assistance to Chinese Nationalists who were fighting the Japanese </li></ul><ul><li>… placed an embargo on the sale of OIL and scrap IRON to Japan </li></ul><ul><li>… moved a large part of its Pacific fleet to Hawaii </li></ul>SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States
  15. 15. Relations between US and Japan worsen … Premier Hideki Tōjō SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States
  16. 16. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States
  17. 17. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States The United States declared war on Japan on 7 December 1941 – as did the British Parliament. Germany and Italy declare war on the U.S. three days later – we replied in kind. On the same day as the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese captured the American island of Guam and began aerial attacks on the Philippines. Australia would be the last stronghold of resistance in the southwest Pacific.
  18. 18. Chapter Wrap-Up <ul><ul><ul><li>1. How did regional conflicts grow to involve many nations in World War II? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. How did Hitler use prejudice as a tool? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3. How was the technology of World War II both beneficial and destructive? </li></ul></ul></ul>CHAPTER 21
  19. 19. SECTION 4 The Soviet Union and the United States Allies Allies Axis Axis Allies Axis Bell Ringer 21.4: What countries were under Axis or Allied control in eastern Europe and the Mediterranean from 1940 to 1942? 1942 1940 1941

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