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World War II Begins. I. Europe at War Again. September 1, 1939, Germany invaded Poland. Britain and France declared war on Germany. WW II had begun Axis Powers – Germany and Italy/Allies – Great Britain and France President Roosevelt declared the US neutral; yet extend aid as much as possible

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I europe at war again
I. Europe at War Again

  • September 1, 1939, Germany invaded Poland. Britain and France declared war on Germany. WW II had begun

  • Axis Powers – Germany and Italy/Allies – Great Britain and France

  • President Roosevelt declared the US neutral; yet extend aid as much as possible

  • 1940, Hitler invaded Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Belgium. By June 1940 Germany had conquered France; leaving Great Britain to battle the axis powers alone


Ii america abandons neutrailty
II. America Abandons Neutrailty

  • President Roosevelt transferred 50 old WW I destroyers to Great Britain – Cash and Carry

  • Battle of Britain

    • Germany continuously bombed Great Britain; RAF kept Germans from gaining control

  • 1940, Roosevelt wins a third term

    • Defeated Wendell Wilkie

    • Most Americans did not want to gamble on change of leadership

  • Lend-Lease Act

    • Lend goods to Britain; return or replace after the war

    • Ships were assigned to protect ships carrying lend-lease supplies


Iii aggression in the pacific
III. Aggression in the Pacific

  • 1940, Japan joined the Axis powers; US responded by cutting off exports of scrap metal to Japan

  • 1941, Hideki Tojo favored war to eliminate the US and British influence in Asia