WW II. War Begins. Dictators seized control of their nations by force after WW I and during the Depression. Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist Workers Party (Nazi Party) controlled Germany. Benito Mussolini controlled Italy with his Fascist regime.
3. Congress declared war on Japan in response. Germany and Italy declared war on the United States
4. The Allied Powers ( the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union) fought the Axis Powers.