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APUSH - Period 7 (Part 4)

  • Manhattan Project Began

    Manhattan Project Began
    The U.S. was scared that Germany would build nuclear weapons during WWII so the U.S. started the Manhattan Project. Atomic bomb was created.
  • Nazi Germany Invaded Poland

    Nazi Germany Invaded Poland
    This is what initially started WWII. A deal was broken when Germany invades, which leading to Great Britain and France declaring war (WWII).
  • Sitzkrieg

    A time of stillness in Europe after the Poland invasion. German soldiers sat st the border of France for some time.
  • France Fell to Germany

    France Fell to Germany
    Germany captures 400,000+ French and British troops, and France gave in when Italy came into to war sided with Germany. Enhancing Hitler's control.
  • Battle of Britain

    Battle of Britain
    Fights between Britain and Germany that took place in the air.
  • Destroyers-for-Bases Deal

    Destroyers-for-Bases Deal
    A deal between the U.S. and Great Britain to move destroyers from the Navy, and earn rights on land in Britain.
  • American First Committee Launched

    American First Committee Launched
    The focus of American defense and supporting that the U.S not get into war.
  • Congress Instituted the Draft

    Congress Instituted the Draft
    The draft came with the Selective Training and Service Act marking the United States's first peaceful draft.
  • Four Freedoms

    Four Freedoms
    Roosevelt's attempt to persuade American to help Great Britain against Germany.
  • Lend-Lease

    Made it so that sale and loans of material in war were allowed for the countries that defended the United States.
  • USS Kearny Attacked

    USS Kearny Attacked
    Kearny is one of many U.S. boats that were attacked by Germany, but the USS Kearny didn't sink.
  • Reuben James Sank

    Reuben James Sank
    This ship was sunk by a German U-boat. The attack killed many U.S. sailors and the Congress finally let the U.S take arms at sea for protection.
  • Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor
    Japan attacked because they didn't want to United States to attack them, and to take countries in the Southeast of Asia, but the U.S declared war right after the attack.
  • Battle of Bataan

    Battle of Bataan
    The U.S. retreat to Bataan after a Japanese bombing, and there they stay for a couple of months.
  • Bataan Death March

    Bataan Death March
    The imprisoned from Bataan were sent to walk around 80 miles with little food or water, and were beaten if fell out of line.
  • Island Hopping Campaign Begins

    Island Hopping Campaign Begins
    Used to take control over islands by the U.S. to invade Japanese islands
  • Battle of Coral Sea

    Battle of Coral Sea
    This it the first stopped Japanese advancement even though the Battle effected the United States more.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The Americans assisted in a huge victory for their Allies and Japan suffered a great lost.
  • Battle of Stalingrad

    Battle of Stalingrad
    German troops were beat terribly while they were trying to take over an industrial port city in the Volga River.
  • Casablanca Conference

    Casablanca Conference
    A meet between Franklin D Roosevelt and Winston Churchill with an deal to advance the Pacific war and take of Sicily, Italy.
  • Battle on El Alamein

    Battle on El Alamein
    Great Britain wins against Germany having the Suez Canal under Great Britain's wing.
  • Tehran Conference

    Tehran Conference
    Churchill wanted to take over Balkans to end the expansion of communism Roosevelt along with Stalin did not agree.
  • D-Day

    Allies landed in France to start a second front with Germany and the invasion made the German retreat from France.
  • MacArthur Returned to the Philippines

    MacArthur Returned to the Philippines
    General Douglas Mac Arthur left the Philippines after japan took over, n before he left he vowed to return and liberate the islands.
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
    Fight between Allied powers and Germans this was the last war before Germany surrenders. One of the deadliest battles involving American troops.
  • FDR Elected To A 4th Term

    FDR Elected To A 4th Term
    FDR was the only president that was elected to 3 terms in office.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    Another meeting between Franklin, Winston, and Joseph. Russia declared war on Jan after Germany surrenders, and FDR and Churchill promise land that was lost in the Russo-Japanese War.
  • Battle of Iwo Jima

    Battle of Iwo Jima
    Helped push the United States effort to take over islands that were small.
  • Battle of Okinawa

    Battle of Okinawa
    An island close the Japan used to help defeated Japan and win the war.
  • FDR died/ Harry Truman Becomes President

    FDR died/ Harry Truman Becomes President
    After FDR dies Harry Truman becomes the 33rd president and Germany surrenders marking the end of WWII
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    Russian troops entered the German border and Hitler commits suicide after the troops took over Berlin. Germany then surrendered marking the victory in Europe.
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
    This meeting between Stalin, Churchill, and Truman marked the end of the wartime alliance.
  • Little Boy Dropped on Hiroshima

    Little Boy Dropped on Hiroshima
    The United States dropped the atomic bomb "Little Boy" on Hiroshima 160,000+ people died within months of the bombing.
  • Fat Man Dropped on Nagasaki

    Fat Man Dropped on Nagasaki
    3 days after the bombing in Hiroshima, another bomb was dropped in Nagasaki called "Fat Man" there was minimal damage but it still shook up the citizen of Japan.
  • VJ Day

    VJ Day
    The day that japan stops fighting after numerous bombings marking victory over Japan.
  • Nuremberg Trials

    Nuremberg Trials
    A number of military court meet held by Allied forces post WWII to advance members of political and economic leadership.
  • Japanese War Crime Trials

    Japanese War Crime Trials
    Japanese military and officials of the government are accused of committing crimes against humanity during WWII.