Causes of WWII Morgon Scafe

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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, lacking land and natural resources, bocomes land-hungry and looks to establishj an empire

  • Mussolini ia appointed Prime minister on Italy

  • Hitler tries to overthrow German government, but fails and is imprisioned

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    Japans economy worsens as a result of the Great Depression

  • Japan's army seizes manchuria (northern china)

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    Japan's military takes over government

  • Nazi Party is 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 & loansfrom all nationa at war

  • Mussolini & Italy invade Ethiopia

  • hitler signs an alliance with Mussolini, forming the Axis Powers

  • German troops invade the Rhineland

  • FDR moves American Pacific fleet from San Diego to Pearl Harbor

  • Hitler annexes Austria

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

  • Hitler annexes Czechoslovakia

  • France & Great Britian declare war on Germany

  • Britian and France oledge support to Poland in the event that it is invaded by Germany

  • Hitler invades Poland-Blitzkried

  • Japan controls most of eastern China

  • American First commitee forms to fight for American isolation

  • 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

  • Congress autyhorizes the first peacetime draft in the nation's history- Selective Service Act

  • Roosevelt is reelected to a third term

  • German begins bombing england/ Battle of Britian

  • Lend Lease Act

  • Japan signs neutrality pact with Soviet Union

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

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

  • German raid on england end

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

  • United States declares war on Japan

  • Germany & Italy decalre war on the United States