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Presentation on theme: "AMERICAN LEGENDS OF World WAR II"— Presentation transcript:

Zach Robinson

2 Content: US History and Geography
Grade Level: 9-12 Summary: The purpose of this PowerPoint is to have the students understand who the major American leaders of World War II were and understand their impact on the outcome of the war. Learning Objective: Given websites that contain facts about American WWII leaders, the learner will interpret the material within the websites to answer questions within the PowerPoint with 100 percent accuracy. Content Standards: US.62 Identify the roles played and significant actions of the following individuals in World War II: (H, P) · Franklin Roosevelt · Winston Churchill · Joseph Stalin · Harry Truman · Adolph Hitler · Benito Mussolini · Hideki Tōjō · Dwight Eisenhower · George C. Marshall · Douglas MacArthur

3 FACTS Visit this website to see the timeline of Franklin D. Roosevelt during World War II. Roosevelt was President at the beginning of WWII. Roosevelt passed away before the end of WWII.

4 Facts Visit this website to view facts about Dwight Eisenhower during World War II Eisenhower was a 5-star American General. “Ike” oversaw the planning for the Normandy Invasion (D-Day)

5 FACTS Visit this website to see facts about Harry Truman during World War II Became President of the US after death of FDR. Was President when Allies ultimately won WWII.

6 “So that there can be no possible misunderstanding, both Germany and Japan can be certain, beyond any shadow of a doubt, that America will continue the fight for freedom until no vestige of resistance remains!” Which American President is famous for the quote above? A. Franklin D. Roosevelt B. Dwight D. Eisenhower C. Harry Truman D. Herbert Hoover

7 CORRECT Harry Truman was quoted saying this after the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 12, 1945.

8 Commander of Allied Forces during the Battle of the Bulge?
A. George Patton B. Douglas MacArthur C. George Marshall D. Dwight Eisenhower

9 CORRECT Dwight D. Eisenhower was responsible for planning and commanding the Allied forces in their invasion of Normandy on D-Day.

10 Franklin D. Roosevelt discussed plans D-Day at the Tehran Conference with two other world leaders, which leader was involved? A. Joseph Stalin B. Benito Mussolini C. Adolf Hitler D. All The Above

11 CORRECT Joseph Stalin, the leader of the Soviet Union, was who Franklin D. Roosevelt met with for the first time at the Tehran Conference. These two, along with Winston Churchill discussed D-Day and the United Nations.

12 Summary In this lesson, students will learn about 3 American legends of World War II. They will research information given on the three websites included on PowerPoint and then answer questions from the given information. The students will learn about the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman during World War II. The students will become familiar with the accomplishments of Dwight D. Eisenhower during World War II.



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