Presentation on theme: "Objectives: List 3 axis and 3 allies nations. (2) Explain how the Lend lease act is similar to and different than the cash and carry act. (3) Describe."— Presentation transcript:
Objectives: List 3 axis and 3 allies nations. (2) Explain how the Lend lease act is similar to and different than the cash and carry act. (3) Describe how the attack on pearl harbor affected the United States. (3)
Official Outbreak of War: January 1940 After the invasion of Poland, Britain and France declare war on Germany and Italy. Germany with its HUGE military welcomes the challenge.
Powers of World War 2 (1940) Allies Great Britain France Soviet Union China Axis Germany Italy Japan (Notice the United States is not involved.)
American Response Cash and Carry act Allies could purchase American goods and arms Only if they pay cash and use their own ships for transport.
All out War in Europe May Germany quickly takes over Belgium, Denmark and Norway
All out War in Europe June 22, Germany easily invades France Image shot in Paris as German Tanks Rolled through the city
Battle of Britain: July Britain begins an Air-Bombing of Britain that lasts until May of 1941
Battle of Britain: Great Britain was bombed day and night for nearly a year. Known as the London Blitz
Response of USA The United States wanted to stay isolated.
Response of USA
Response of USALend Lease Act March FDR passes the Lend and Lease act. Allows for sales of supplies and weapons to our allies
Pearl Harbor: December 7, 1941 Japan Bombs Hawaii at Pearl Harbor (Speech)