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The U.S. and the European War ( )
USHC 7.1 Analyze the decision of the United States to enter World War II, including the nation’s movement from a policy of isolationism to international involvement and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
A total eclipse of the individual Photo by betelgeuxbetelgeux Militarism Dictatorship Censorship Repression
SOVIET UNION GERMANY ITALY JAPAN
Benito Mussolini Map Art By DrRandomFactorDrRandomFactor
Statue of Romulus and Remus in Rome, GA Fasces
Flag of the Imperial Japanese Army Hideki Tojo
Map Credit: BBCBBC Map Credit: BBCBBC
Photo by eperaleseperales
Chamberlain and Hitler
The Western democracies “are weighed in the balance and found wanting.” “And do not suppose that this is the end. This is only the beginning of the reckoning.” Churchill’s Speech:
Hitler Invades Poland September, 1939 Map Credit: ListowyListowy
Panzer (Lightning War)
1940 Made by Niels Bosboom.
1940 Air Battles 1.Military Targets 2.Cities/Civilians 1940 Air Battles 1.Military Targets 2.Cities/Civilians
Japan, Germany, and Italy agree to cooperate in their efforts… They further undertake to assist one another with all political, economic and military means if one of the Contracting Powers is attacked by a Power at present not involved in the European War or in the Japanese- Chinese conflict.
The Allies The AxisNeutral
1936, 1937, 1939 Photo by *janine**janine* NO ARMS TO BELLIGERENTS
Cash and Carry (1939) Destroyers for Bases (1940) Lend-Lease (1941) Photo by mr.smashymr.smashy
Pay cash and carry it home, yourself. 1939
Destroyers to Britain in exchange for naval bases in the Caribbean 1940
Let the British borrow military equipment Photo by peasappeasap FURTHER READING: FDR Press Conference December 17, 1940 FURTHER READING: FDR Press Conference December 17,
FIRST PEACETIME DRAFT in United States History 1940 President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Selective Service Training Act.
Charles Lindbergh addresses an America First Rally
“The three most important groups who have been pressing this country toward war are the British, the Jewish and the Roosevelt administration.” -- Charles Lindbergh September 11, 1941
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“And while I am talking to you mothers and fathers, I give you one more assurance. I have said this before, but I shall say it again and again and again: Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars!” --FDR ( 10/30/1940)
Germany’s invasion of Russia drew the Soviets into the war on the side of Great Britain.
The Allies The AxisNeutral Occupied
Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941
The Allies The AxisNeutral Occupied WAR
“Before we're through with them, the Japanese language will be spoken only in hell.” -- Adm. “Bull” Halsey (12/8/1941)