Causes of WWII Jacob Calko

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    Facist Party rises to power in Italy

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    Nazi Party rises to power in Germany

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    Japan, lacking land and natural resources, becomes land- hungary and looks to establish an empire

  • Mussolini Appointed Prime Minister of Italy

  • Hitler tries to overthrow Germn Government, but fails and is imprisoned

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    Japan's ecnomy worsens as a result of the Great Depression

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    Japan's military takes over government

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    Japan's army siezes Manchuria (Northern China)

  • Nazi Party s the largest political party in Germany's Reichstag & Hitler Becomes head of the German State

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    America passes a series of Neutrality Acts saying that the US would withhold weapons & loans from all nations at war

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    america First Comittee forms to fight for American Isolationism

  • Mussolini & Italy invade Ethiopia

  • Hitler signs alliance with Mussolini, forming the Axis Powers

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    FDR moves American Pacific fleet from San Diego to Pearl Harbor

  • Hitler Annexes Austria

  • German Troops invade the Rhineland

  • Hitler demands the Sudetenland; Britain and France agree in the Munich Conference

  • Hitler annexes Czechoslovakia

  • Britain & France pledge support to Poland in the event that it is invaded by Germany

  • hitler invades Poland-Blitzkrieg

  • France & Great Britain declare war on Germany

    France & Great Britain declare war on Germany
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    Japan controls most of Eastern China

  • Sitzkrieg ends- Germany attacks Denmark & Norway

  • germany launches blitzkrieg on Belgium

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    German troops enter Paris & France surrenders

  • Japan allies with Germany & Italy - tripartite Pact

  • Congess authorizes the first peacetime draft in the nations history-Selective Service Act

  • Roosevelt is reelected to third term

  • German begins bombing England/ Battle of Britain

  • Lend Lease Act

  • Japn signs neutrality pact with Soviet Union

  • Japan forces occupy Indochina; U.S. freezes Japan's American assets & cut off trade

  • Japanese fleet begins moving toward Southeast Asia; US demands that Japan withdraw from Tripartite Pact

  • American Military base, Pearl Harbor, is attacked by Japanese warplanes

  • United States declares war on Japan

  • Germany & Italy declare war on United States

  • German raids on England end