Causes of WWII Allie Skrentny

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    Fascist Party rises to power in Italy

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    Nazi Party rises to power in Germany

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    Japan lacks land and resources, establish empire

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    Mussolini is appointed Prime Minister of Italy

  • Hitler tries to overthrow German Government

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    Japan economy worsens because of Great Depression

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    Japan military takes over government

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    Japan army seizes Manchuria

  • Hitler becomes head of German State

  • America passes series of Neurtrality Acts

  • Mussolini and Italy invade Ethiopia

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    Hitler signs alliance with Mussolini

  • German Toops invade Rhineland

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    FDR moves fleet to Pearl Harbor

  • Hitler annexes Austria

  • Hitler demands the Sudetenland

  • Hitler annexes Czechoslovakia

  • Britain and France pledge support to Poland

  • Hitler invades Poland

  • France and Britain declare war on Germany

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    Japan controls most of eastern China

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    America First Committee forms to fight for American isolationism

  • Germany attacks Denmark and Norway

  • Germany launches blitzrieg on Belgium

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    German troops enter Paris and France surrenders

  • Japan allies with Germany and Italy

  • Congress authorizes first peacetime draft

  • Roosevelt reelected for third term

  • German begins bombing England

  • Lend Lease Act

  • Japan signs neutrality pact with Soviet Union

  • Japanese forces occupy Indochina

  • Japanese fleet begins moving toware Southeast Asia; US demands that Japan withdraw from Tipartite Pact

  • German raids on England end

  • Pearl Harbor attacked by Japanese warplanes

  • United States declares war on Japan

  • Germany and Italy declare war on United States