Presentation on theme: "AP World History - Zerbst UNIT 7 CHAPTER 37: NEW CONFLAGRATIONS WORLD WAR II."— Presentation transcript:
AP World History - Zerbst UNIT 7 CHAPTER 37: NEW CONFLAGRATIONS WORLD WAR II
Road to war New technology & tactics European theater of war Pacific theater of war 1942 War crimes The Holocaust Atomic bomb – Hiroshima & Nagasaki Global economic & political shift – age of the superpowers WHAT ARE WE LEARNING?
1939-1945 61 nations involved Axis (Germany, Italy, Japan Allies (GB, France, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, USSR, USA) Waged over 2/3 of earth Cost $1.6 trillion (4-5 trillion today) 55 to 60 million killed 6 million in genocide Changed the balance of power WWII JUST THE FACTS
1933 Hitler withdrew from League of Nations 1935 Rearmament Italy invaded Ethiopia France begins collective security agreements ROAD TO WORLD WAR 2: STAGE 1 – AGGRESSION AND APPEASEMENT
1936 Troops into the Rhineland Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) Franco – fascist Spanish Govt. – Soviet assistance AGGRESSION & APPEASEMENT: CONTINUED
Name of the policy that allowed Hitler to make land grabs What was the conceptual ideology behind Hitler’s acquisition of Austria, Czechoslovakia, and later Poland? Name the British politician that signed the Munich Pact? Why did most Germans love Hitler in the 1930’s? What was the attitude of Great Britain, France, and Russia toward Hitler in the 1930’s? CFU – ON WHITEBOARDS
Radar Sonar Jets Synthetic materials Rockets Atomic energy Computer science NEW TECHNOLOGY
Maginot Line Vichy France Battle of Britain (1940-1941) Lend-Lease program Operation Barbarossa (June 22, 1941) STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW…
Pearl Harbor(1941) Turning points 1942 Midway – June El Alamein – July- November Stalingrad – August- February 1943 D-Day June 1944 Strategic bombing Hiroshima MORE STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW…
What year was the turning point for WWII? Was blitzkrieg successful? Why? How did new technology make total war more destructive than in WWI? What new group of people were actively targeted in WWII? Where did WWII begin? What was the US’s role in WWII prior to Pearl Harbor? What KIND of battle was the Battle of Britain? List all the causes of WWII. CFU - WHITEBOARDS
Who wrote it? How could the date it was written change the meaning or value of the document? What is the point of view of the author? What does your document say? Why is your document an important source of information? How would you use your document to prove the following? Examine the documents that follow and analyze the impacts of World War Two on world societies. What political, cultural, and economic conditions contributed to this situation? Was the Cold War inevitable? What additional documents could you use to assist you in answering this question? STALINGRAD: SEARCHING THE SOURCES
Japanese Civilians Comfort women POW’s Bataan Death March Germans Gestapo Nuremberg Laws POW’s WAR CRIMES
6,000,000 dead Ghettos Lebensraum Death/labor camps HOLOCAUST “First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me--and there was no one left to speak for me.” Martin Niemoller (1892-1984)
Who wrote this? Is this a reliable source? What bias does this source contain? What does this source tell us about war crimes? How would you use this document to answer the following prompt? Describe the political, moral, and military rationale used by the United States to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. BATAAN DEATH MARCH-APPLYING PRIMARY SOURCE MATERIAL
Super powers End of British empire Nuclear power Industrial capacity Pent-up demand ECONOMIC & POLITICAL SHIFT
Road to war New technology & tactics European theater of war Pacific theater of war 1942 War crimes The Holocaust Atomic bomb – Hiroshima & Nagasaki Global economic & political shift – age of the superpowers DID YOU GET IT?
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