Presentation on theme: "World war II and the USA Chapter 29. Sec1– world affairs (1933-1939) Good neighbour policy Germany Italy japan Appeasement Neutrality Isolationism “it’s."— Presentation transcript:
Sec1– world affairs (1933-1939) Good neighbour policy Germany Italy japan Appeasement Neutrality Isolationism “it’s a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you’re trying to lead – and find no one there.” FDR
Section 2 – moving closer to war G invasion of p Us’ reaction P, D, PW, D+N, B+N, F, R, north africa etc Elect of 1940- FDR re-elected Lendlease policy – US would “lend” good to britain, they could return or replace them after the war USA would defend its supply ships against nazi u-boats
Section 2 – moving closer to war Agression in the pacific Japan had taken over manchuria, china, se asia, Sept, 1940 – us embargo on scrap metal and other possible military uses to japan All trade is halted with japan when they refused to stop their policy of conquest. Tojo – new japanese pm FDR thought that war was inevitable Nov 26 th, 1941 – armada of ships sets sail for pearl harbor, hawaii
Japan’s early victories ( guam, wake island, hong kong, singapore, thailand, bataan, burma, east indies) Usa’s key victories ( coral sea, midway, guadalcanal, iwo jima, okinawa ) Island hopping Page 822 Hiroshima and nagasaki
War in europe German victories north africa, russia etc Turning point – stalingrad Allied victories – north africa, sicily, italy, normandy, rhine, berlin Italy surrenders Germany surrenders Nazi holocaust
Wartime diplomacy The big three Casablanca, morroco Cairo, egypt Yalta conference Roosevelt’s death United nations
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