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  1. America in World War II 19 April 2011 AGF

  2. The March of War • Adolf Hitler • Head of Socialist Party in Germany • Nominated for Candidacy 1932 • Rise to Power • 1939 Invasion of Poland • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nH0Et56Hxt4

  3. America Enters War • America and Japan at Peace, or so we thought… • Japan unhappy with America’s aid with British resupply • Japan’s attempt to cripple US Pacific Fleet… … Pearl Harbor

  4. Pearl Harbor Schematics

  5. FDR Responds • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doeSHfzwp7k

  6. Operation Overlord • D-Day • June 6, 1944 • American invasion on the beaches of Normandy, France

  7. D-Day Footage • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4UoQNHfPQ8

  8. Map of War in Europe 1940-1945 • Allied Forces • Allied Occupation • Axis Forces • Axis Occupation

  9. WEBQUEST! • Pick a group of 4 • There will be four roles for each person in the group: • Civilian • Soldier • General • Leader • Choose a Battle to research and present to the class • Follow instructions on the webpage for the web quest http://questgarden.com/109/09/0/101006073215/index.htm

  10. In order to find.. … all materials used in this presentation and further materials that will be useful for the WebQuest and other study purposes, visit the class Jottit site at: http://americanhistory101.jottit.com/