Causes of World War Two

By amnie33
  • Nazi Party rises to power in Germany

  • Fascist Party rises to power in Italy

  • Japan looks to establish an empire

  • Mussolini is appionted Prime Minister of Italy

  • Hilter tries to overthrow German government

    He fails, and is imprisioned.
  • Japan's economy worsens from Great Depression

  • America passes a series of Nuetrality Acts

    US states that the US will withhold weapons and loans from all nations at war.
  • Japan's army seizes Manchuria

  • Japan's military takes over government

  • Nazi Party becomes largest political party & Hitler becomes head of German state

  • Mussolini and Italy invade Ethiopia

  • Hitler and Mussolini form the Axis Powers

  • German troops invade the Rhineland

  • FDR moves American Pacific fleet to Pearl Harbor

  • Hitler annexes Austria

  • Hitler gains Sudetenland from British and Frence Munich Conference

  • Hitler annexes Czechoslovakia

  • Britain and France pledge to support Poland in the event that it is evaded by Germany

  • America passes Nuetrality Acts

    States that the US will withhold weapons and loans from nations in war.
  • Hitler invades Poland

  • France and Great Britain declare war on Germany

  • Japan controls most of eastern China

  • America First Comittee forms to fight for isolationism

  • Germany launches blitzkrieg on Belguim

  • Germany attacks Denmark and Norway

  • German troops force Paris and France to surrender

  • Japan allies with Germany and Italy

    Tripartite Pact
  • Congress authorizes peacetime draft

  • Roosevelt is reelected to a third term

  • Germany begins bombing of England

    Battle of Briatian
  • Lend-Lease Act

  • Japan signs nuetrality pact with Soviet Union

  • Japan occupies Indochina

    US freezes assets and cuts off trade.
  • Japan fleet moves toward Southeast Asia

    US demands Japan leaves the Tripartite Pact
  • Germany raids on England's end

  • Pearl Harbor is attacked

  • US delcares war on Japan

  • Italy and Germany declare war on US