slide1 n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
America Enters WWII PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
America Enters WWII

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 14

America Enters WWII - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 152 Views
  • Uploaded on

America Enters WWII. FDR Supports England . Neutrality Act of 1939 Public opinion strongly supported him Warring nations could buy weapons Cash and carry Destroyers for Bases Deal Old ships for the right to build bases Loophole. Isolationist Debate. Shift in opinion 1940

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'America Enters WWII' - quang


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
fdr supports england
FDR Supports England
  • Neutrality Act of 1939
    • Public opinion strongly supported him
    • Warring nations could buy weapons
      • Cash and carry
    • Destroyers for Bases Deal
      • Old ships for the right to build bases
      • Loophole
isolationist debate
Isolationist Debate
  • Shift in opinion
    • 1940
  • Fight for Freedom Committee
    • Immediate declaration of war on Germany
  • Committee to Defend America
    • Aid but no armed intervention
  • America First Committee
    • Opposed any aid or intervention
  • 1940
    • FDR elected president for a 3rd term
    • Campaigned between neutrality and intervention
edging toward war
Edging Toward War
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iHKtrirjlY
  • Lend-Lease Act (1940)
    • A way to remove the cash requirement
    • “vital to the defense of the U.S.”
    • “the arsenal of democracy”
    • Soviet Union
      • Hitler disregarded the Nazi-Soviet Pact
  • Hemispheric Defense Zone
    • U.S. Navy would patrol the western Atlantic and reveal the location of German subs
  • Atlantic Charter (August 1940)
    • Committed the two leaders to postwar democracy, non aggression, free trade, and freedom of the seas
    • FDR looking for a reason
      • Reuben James
america embargoes japan
America Embargoes Japan
  • FDR wanted to weaken Japan
    • Restricted strategic materials to Japan
      • 80% of Japan’s oil came from the U.S.
  • 1940 Congress passed the Export Control Act
    • Japan allied itself with Germany & Italy
  • Lend-Lease aid to China
    • FDR froze Japanese assets
    • Force Japan out of China
    • Japanese negotiate, but prepare for war
japan attacks u s failure to collect sufficient data
Japan AttacksU.S. failure to collect sufficient data

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_3RiBp9oLM&feature=related

us enters the war
US enters the War
  • After the attacks on Pearl Harbor, FDR asked congress to declare war on Japan
    • Near unanimous vote sent us to war
    • Germany then declares war on US
  • Similarities between Pearl Harbor and 9/11
assignment
Assignment
  • Create a Newspaper Front page about the day after Pearl Harbor
  • Must have
    • Headline
    • Picture
    • Description
    • Color