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NEUTRALITY DURING WW2 By: Darrin Madison, Terrance Mannery and Jacob Johnson.

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1 NEUTRALITY DURING WW2 By: Darrin Madison, Terrance Mannery and Jacob Johnson

2 NEUTRALITY ACTS OF THE 1930’S T he laws defining rules for: exports, financial transactions interactions under the banner of wartime neutrality. The Neutrality Acts required American vessels to have a license to carry arms T he laws defining rules for: exports, financial transactions interactions under the banner of wartime neutrality. The Neutrality Acts required American vessels to have a license to carry arms

3 SECTIONS OF THE NEUTRALITY ACTS Section1: Embargos Section2: Embargo Loop holes Section3: Violation cost Section4: Exceptions Section5: How business Must function Section 6-11: Vessels and their rules Sections of the neutrality acts

4 LEND & LEASE ACT Drafted in 1940 but passed in 1941 Formally titled “ An Act to Further Promote the Defense of the US ” Allowed the country to supply allies with everything they need but soldiers The US couldn’t take money from countries they supplied Indirectly got us into the wor eventually

5 COUNTRIES THAT USED THE LEND OR LEASE ACT TO THEIR ADVANTAGE Britain: 31.4 Billion France:3.2 Billion Republic of China: 1.6 Billion USSR:11.3 Billion Other allies:2.6 BillionaQAAq

6 DESTROYER OF BASES AGREEMENT In 1940 bought 50 arms from the United States but couldn’t have a cash transaction for it So in exchange for 50 naval destroyers in exchange for naval base usage In 1940 bought 50 arms from the United States but couldn’t have a cash transaction for it So in exchange for 50 naval destroyers in exchange for naval base usage Base Locations the Avalon Peninsula the coast of New found land the Great Bay of Bermuda. Others along the Caribbean sea Base Locations the Avalon Peninsula the coast of New found land the Great Bay of Bermuda. Others along the Caribbean sea

7 IMPORTANCE OF THIS DEAL Britain wasn’t prepared for the war they had a lack of surface ships Germany had submarines and an abundance of surface ships Germany attacked Britain basically destroying their sea transportation So the British just ask for old destroyers to handle the emergency situation and the US was happy to see Britain being able to defend themselves afterward.

8 BIBLIOGRAPHY Neutrality Act Destroyer Bases Lend Lease Act https://history.state.gov/milestones/ /lend-lease


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