Blitzkreig: U.S. progressive involvment in WWII

  • Formation of the Axis Powers

    Formation of the Axis Powers
    Facsist Countries officially join together by signing the Tripartite pact. (Germany, Japan, ITaly) Axis powers.
    Formed to keep U.S out of the war.8
  • A Third Term?

    A Third Term?
    President Roosevelt is re-elected to office for a third term for the main point that his opponent held the same veiws as him.
    He won with nearly 55 percent of the U.S. supporting him. His opponent was Wendall Willkie. He did not win because voters chose the person who they knew best.
  • Lend Lease Act

    Lend Lease Act
    "Lending a garden hose to a naughbor whose house is on fire."
    FDR lent arms or supplies to any country whose defense was vital to the United States. US gve Britain supplies because of the Axis powers growing and britain having no more money for the arsenal of democracy.
  • Lend Lease + Stalin = ???

    Lend Lease + Stalin = ???
    Hitler went back on his word and invsaded the Soveit Union.
    Roosevelt supplied Russia with supplies and arms.
    " If hitler invaded hell, we would be prepared to work with the devil himself"
  • Signing of the Atlantic Charter

    Signing of the Atlantic Charter
    Meeting between Wintston Churchill and F.D.R. on the U.S.S. Augusta. THey meeted about collective security, disarmamenr, self-determination, economic co-operation, and freedom of the seas.
    They signed the Atlantic Charter.
  • You Crush HIM!!!

    You Crush HIM!!!
    US destroyer Greer was fired upon by a German submarine. Navy Commanders were ordered to retaliate.
    "When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike, you crush him."
    A merchant ship was also sunken, along with KEarn and Reuben James, this killed more then 100 sailors
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Japanese attack Hawaii.
    Targeted by Japan because we cut off their supplies.
    They attacked early in the morning while people were asleep.
    FDR declares a Declaration of War