Causes of WW2

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    Fascist Party rises to power in italy

  • Period: to

    Nazi Party rises to power in Germany

  • Japan becomes land-hungry

  • Mussolini is appointed Prime Minister of Italy

  • Hiltler is imprisened for trying to overthrow government

  • Great Depression makes Japans economy worsen

  • Japan's army seizes Northern China

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    Japan's military takes over government

  • Nazi party is largest in Reichstag, Hitler becomes head of state

  • Mussolini and Italy invade Ethiopia

  • Hitler and Mussolini form Axis Power

  • German troops invade the Rhineland

  • FDR moves American Pacific Fleet to Pearl Harbor

  • Hitler annexes Austria

  • Hitler demands Sudetenland, Britain and France agree in Munich Conference

  • America passes Nuetrality Acts saying US would not loan weapons during wartime

  • HItler annexes Czechoslovakia

  • Britain and France pledge support if Poland is invaded

  • Hitler invades Poland

  • France and Britain declair war on Germany

  • Japan controls most of eastern China

  • America First Committee forms

  • Germany attacks Denmark and Norway

  • Germany attacks Belgium

  • Period: to

    German troops enter Paris, and France surrenders

  • Triapartie Pact with Japan, Germany and Italy

  • Congress authorizes the first peace time draft

  • Roosevelt is reelected to a third term

  • Battle of Britain

  • Lend Lease Act

  • Japan signs nutraility pact with Soviet Union

  • Japan forces occupy Indochina; US freezes Japans's American assets and cuts off trade

  • US demands Japan withdraw from Triparite Pact

  • Pearl Harbor is attacked by Japanese warplanes

  • United States declares war on Japan

  • Germany and Italy declair war on the United States

  • German raids on England end