Presentation on theme: "Key Events of WWII A Quick Review of the Big Picture."— Presentation transcript:
Key Events of WWII A Quick Review of the Big Picture
Question #1 Name 4 main Causes of WWII…
4 Causes 1.Treaty of Versailles 2.Global Depression 3.Rise of Totalitarianism 4.Appeasement/Isolationism 5.Invasion of Poland
Question #2 Name 4 main Allied Powers Name 3 main Axis Powers
Allies – Great Britain – France – Soviet Union – United States Other Axis nations: Hungary Hungary Romania Romania Bulgaria BulgariaCo-belligerents San Marino San Marino Finland Finland Iraq Iraq Thailand Thailand Other Allied nations: Australia Australia Belgium Belgium Brazil Brazil Canada Canada China China Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Ethiopia Ethiopia Greece Greece India India Mexico Mexico Netherlands Netherlands New Zealand New Zealand Norway Norway Philippines Philippines Poland Poland South Africa South Africa Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Axis and Allies Axis – Germany – Italy – Japan
Question #3 Name 4 Allied Leaders Name 4 Axis Leaders
Leaders Allied – Winston Churchill – Charles DeGaulle – Joseph Stalin – F.D.R. – Truman – Chang kai Shek Axis – Adolf Hitler – Benito Mussolini – Emperor Hirohito – Hideki Tojo
Question #4 What was the battle of Stalingrad and why was it important?
Battle of Stalingrad Failed German invasion of Russia. Major Turning point in the War in Europe.
Question #5 What was the name given to the Allied invasion of France on June 6, 1944?
Question #6 What was the Holocaust and why is it significant?
Question #7 How did the war in the Pacific end?