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So what is the U.S. doing during THE WAR?
How could FDR get elected to 2 nd term? US passed the Neutrality Acts :
Prohibited sale of American weapons to any country at war Prevented citizens from riding on ships belonging to any country at war
When WWII broke out in Asia (37) & Europe (39), Americans were divided about it
Interventionism: Policy of interfering in affairs of another nation Isolationism: Avoid conflicts & alliances with other nations
Most Americans were Isolationists when the war broke out in Europe…… This would change
FDR arranges deal with GB GB gets 50 US WWI destroyers US gets military bases for 99 years 1940
FDR introduces 1st peacetime draft in US history All men 21-35 were forced to apply
Our boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars We will become an arsenal of democracy FDR
March 41 Pres. can lend or lease military supplies to any nation deemed vital to US defense Breaks Neutrality Acts
Fire Hose Analogy
US Navy ships to protect Lend-Lease shipments from German Wolf packs
Many US ships were sunk FDR orders subs sunk on sight
June 22, 41: Hitler attacks USSR AKA: Operation Barbarossa Violates?
1. Now a 2 front war 2. USSR is now an ally!
FDR extends Lend-Lease aid to USSR! Public objection WHY? Were helping Communists!
FDR & Churchill talk about post-war Idea of the United Nations is shared: An Intl org. to protect security of all nations
Drill: Cartoon 1941 What do the two beds represent? How do you know?What do the two beds represent? How do you know? Read the words in the cartoon, what.
World War II – War in Europe US History. The Beginning After the failure of Appeasement, the Nazis force their way into combat. The Nazis use Blitzkrieg.
America Moves Towards War Ch. 24 sec. 4. FDR Faces Challenges FDR knew Americans did not want war Also believed Hitler was a Madman and wanted to help.
Chapter 24 America Enters the War Section 4 America Enters the War.
Warm up 1. Which evidence showed that the prosperity of the 1920’s was an illusion? A. A.Prices on consumer goods decreased B. B.Overseas investments.
America Enters WWII FDR Supports England Neutrality Act of 1939 – Public opinion strongly supported him – Warring nations could buy weapons Cash and.
The U.S. Before WWII.
The U.S. Before WWII. Isolationism A.Avoiding political and/or economic involvement with other countries. B.Most people did not like that we got involved.
Date_____Page____ Title: The U.S. Enters the War.
US War Policy & Pearl Harbor United States Policy 1939 Neutrality Acts (1939) Issued by Roosevelt after Germany invaded Poland Official statement.
Why didn’t the Allies (Britain and France) stop Hitler? ► Memory of World War I ► Rethinking Versailles Treaty ► Fear of Soviet Union and communism ► Appeasement.
US RESPONSES TO EUROPEAN AGGRESSION. QUIZ TIME : What is A foreign policy dedicated to withdrawing from international affairs called ?
America Moves Toward War Chapter 16, Section 4. Cash-and-Carry Law Allowed U.S. to sell weapons to nations who were at war as long as those nations paid.
Bell Quiz: (page 552) Read the “Point/Counterpoint” box 1) What did isolationists believe about America’s role in the world? 2) What was the interventionist.
America Moves Towards War Isolationist Viewpoint Interventionist Viewpoint The U.S. should avoid alliances with other nations Americans should focus on.
America Moves Toward War
US HISTORY: SPICONARDI WWII: Neutrality to War. Foreign Policy What was America’s foreign policy in the 1920s? Isolationism Why would this policy continue.
Introduction: To Do (26 pts): Define 8 terms List the dictators in the Soviet Union, Italy, Germany Pg. 395 (1-2)
America Moves to War. Moving Away from Neutrality Sept 1939-FDR revises Neutrality Acts Asks Congress for a “cash and carry” provision- allow nations.
WWII NEUTRALITY. WARM UP What was historic about the Spanish Civil War? A = planes were used to drop bombs on cities for the 1 st time in history. How.
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