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History Project WWII 1939-1945. Rise of Dictators in Germany, Italy and Japan Germany, Italy, and Japan were called the Axis of Power. They rose to power.

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1 History Project WWII

2 Rise of Dictators in Germany, Italy and Japan Germany, Italy, and Japan were called the Axis of Power. They rose to power because they believed in fascism and doing things for the good of the country. In Germany, many people were unemployed so they wanted a way to become powerful again.

3 American Isolationism At first America didn't want to get involved in WWII. The US wanted to keep trading without any fighting. This cartoon was in a Boston newspaper

4 Neutrality Act of 1935 America pass these laws that said countries could still buy war good from US only if they paid in cash. The US wanted Britain to win the war but could not say it without getting in a fight with the Axis Countries

5 FDRs Quarantine Speech FDR made a speech on October 5, 1937 talking about quarantining the aggressor countries. He did not mention what countries but everybody knew it was Germany, Italy, and Japan

6 Ca$h-and-Carry policy Cash and Carry policy was part of the Neutrality Act of Countries could trade with US but they had to have cash and leave right away when they got the goods.

7 US Embargo on Japan Japan got oil from the US The embargo Act said that the US would not give any more oil to Japan. This made Japan very mad because they need oil to fight war

8 Lend Lease Act The US decided to lend other countries weapons The Other countries had to bring cash with them and then leave right after The US only like to give weapons to the Allied Countries

9 Atlantic Charter They were a group of MA compensation workers. Group is one of Massachusetts' leading workers' compensation insurers. a pivotal policy statement first issued in August 1941 that early in World War II defined the Allied goals for the post-war world.

10 Pearl Harbor attacked The Japan attacked the Pearl Harbor because the United States was interfering with WWII. They wanted to test U.S and see if they would fight back.


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