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1 3/18/14 Do Now: Imagine a complete collapse of the US economy. The dollar is now worthless. How will you survive? What skills do you have that your family might benefit from? What do you still own that has value? What will you need that will be valuable?

2 Add the new Content Standard 10.8 (on the Right White Board) to your Table of Contents Do Now 3/19-3/20 Who were the Axis Powers? Who were the Axis Powers? Who were the Allied Who were the Allied Powers? Powers? * Try and list them without looking in the textbook!

3 Do Now: 3/24/14 Refer to the Infographic on pages Read “Surviving the Blitz” and answer questions based on the following scenario: Our city is going to be bombed from the air in one hour, your neighborhood will likely be targeted. 1. Where would you go for shelter with such short notice? 2. If you could bring five (small) things with you, what would they be? 3. What about this area makes us a potential target for attack? Why?

4 Copy slides with *** ***Unit VI: Notes #5 Hitler Attacks Europe

5 Why did the West Appease Hitler?  Fear of modern weaponry  Pacifism following WWI Pacifism- opposition to all warPacifism- opposition to all war  Great Depression  Faith in diplomacy  Fascism a defense vs. communism

6 HITLER ATTACKS EUROPE

7 Europe 1942: Hitler takes more land than…

8 Justin Bieber’s 2013 European takeover plan: No not me!

9 That’s right. It’s me again!

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11 *** I. Hitler’s Victories A. Sept Germany takes Poland A. Sept Germany takes Poland With help of Russia (USSR) attacked Poland from the east -Use of blitzkrieg: lightning war. Planes (Luftwaffe), tanks, and troops transports to rapidly overwhelm enemy forces. B. April-June 1940: Norway, Denmark, Belgium, and the Netherlands fall to Germany B. April-June 1940: Norway, Denmark, Belgium, and the Netherlands fall to Germany

12 Maginot Line

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14 *** C. June Germany surprises France by attacking through Belgium and the Ardennes Forest, avoiding the Maginot Line: a heavily fortified defense against German invasion 1. Germany surprises France by attacking through Belgium and the Ardennes Forest, avoiding the Maginot Line: a heavily fortified defense against German invasion 2. France surrenders to Germany 2. France surrenders to Germany

15 *** 3. Rescue at Dunkirk a. British forces trapped between the Germans and the English Channel b. British sent all naval ships, merchant ships, fishing and pleasure boats across the channel c. 300,000 troops were rescued.

16  Rescue at Dunkirk

17 *** II. Battle of Britain Aug A. Operation Sea Lion: Invasion of Britain A. Operation Sea Lion: Invasion of Britain 1. Hitler ordered bombers to pound Britain from the air 1. Hitler ordered bombers to pound Britain from the air a. RAF (Royal Air Force) fought hard against German planes a. RAF (Royal Air Force) fought hard against German planes 2. London Blitz 2. London Blitz a. For 57 nights German bombers targeted London a. For 57 nights German bombers targeted London 3. Britain never surrenders 3. Britain never surrenders

18 London’s underground transportation system used for protection during Blitz.

19 -Set during the London Blitz

20 a. ***Winston Churchill takes over as British Prime Minister on May 10, Ted2Wo1oc

21 *** III. Other Battle Fronts A. Axis armies pushed into Africa and the Balkans A. Axis armies pushed into Africa and the Balkans 1. British battle the Italians in Libya and Egypt 1. British battle the Italians in Libya and Egypt 2. Hitler sends General Rommel “Desert Fox” to help Italians 2. Hitler sends General Rommel “Desert Fox” to help Italians 3. Axis Powers take Greece and Yugoslavia 3. Axis Powers take Greece and Yugoslavia

22 R.A.P (Reading and Processing) Would you have encouraged the United States to get involved in the war in Europe after Germany’s invasion of Poland? Would you have encouraged the United States to get involved in the war in Europe after Germany’s invasion of Poland? Why or why not? 2e3bce35d641569b40/The%20Nazis %20Invade%20Europe


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