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1 Causes and Beginnings 10th Grade US History Kurt Rice 3/12/15

2 THERE WERE A NUMBER OF FACTORS THAT CAUSED THIS LARGE SCALE WAR. IN THIS LESSON WE WILL BE DISCUSSING THEM. TREATY OF VERSAILLE- GERMANY HAD TO PAY LARGE REPARATIONS, CAUSED GREAT ANGER AMONG POLITICAL RADICALS. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SPECIFICS OF THE TREATY OF VERSAILLE, PLEASE VISIT HTTPS://HISTORY.STATE.GOV/MILESTONES/ /PARIS- PEACE To learn more, visit https://history. state.gov/mile stones/ /paris- peace https://history. state.gov/mile stones/ /paris- peace

3 Remilitarization of German Armed Forces. This was in violation of the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. Second Sino-Japanese War- Began with Japanese invasion of mainland China, forcing US to put oil embargo into place. Anschluss- German annexation of Austria, enraged Great Britain, however they decided to appease the Germans. Italian Invasion of Albania- Italian troops invade Albania, gaining control after a mere three days. Nazi march through Vienna, Austria. Copyright German Federal Archives

4 September 1 st 1939 Germany Invades Poland England is outraged, declares war on Germany. The United States remains neutral. Germany defeats Poland within in weeks, with a new tactic known as Blitzkrieg, or Lightning War. This large of a mechanized force had never been assembled and deployed. This map displays the dual invasion of Poland in 1939 For a more detailed look at Case White, please visit spec.php?battle_id=28 spec.php?battle_id=28

5 December 7 th 1941 Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor For more information, please watch this short video. s/world-war-ii/world-war-ii- history/videos/attack-pearl- harbor s/world-war-ii/world-war-ii- history/videos/attack-pearl- harbor This photo, taken by a US Serviceman, shows the destruction of the USS West Virginia.

6 June 22, 1941 Germany launches Operation Barbarossa, a full invasion of the Soviet Union, nullifying the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact that was signed in This lead to full scale war, involving all major powers. This lead to one of the bloodiest battles of the war, the Battle of Stalingrad. It is essential to understand the significance of this operation. Discussion: How did the invasion of the Soviet Union change the landscape of the war?

7 Attack on Pearl Harbor Video. (n.d.). Retrieved March 11, 2015, from harborhttp://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/world-war-ii-history/videos/attack-pearl- harbor Invasion of Poland, Fall (2014, June 20). Retrieved March 11, 2015, from Operation Barbarossa Exclusive Videos & Features. (n.d.). Retrieved March 11, 2015, from barbarossa/videoshttp://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/operation- barbarossa/videos Radzilowski, J. (n.d.). Invasion of Poland. Retrieved March 11, 2015, from Royde-Smith, J. (2014, May 14). Operation Barbarossa | European history. Retrieved March 11, 2015, from The Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles – Milestones - Office of the Historian. (n.d.). Retrieved March 13, 2015, from https://history.state.gov/milestones/ /paris-peace https://history.state.gov/milestones/ /paris-peace World War Two - Causes. (2014, August 14). Retrieved March 11, 2015, from (1938, March 1). Retrieved March 11, 2015, from 10,_Anschluss_Österreich,_Wien.jpg (1941, December 7). Retrieved March 11, 2015, from (n.d.). Retrieved March 11, 2015, from (n.d.). Retrieved March 11, 2015, from


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