World War II

  • Japan quits the League of Nations

    Japan quits the League of Nations
    Japan decides to leave the League of Nations and no longer be a country considered with the league.
  • Axis Powers Act is signed

    Axis Powers Act is signed
    Germany, Italy, and Japan become an alliance together.
  • Cash and Carry Plan

    Cash and Carry Plan
    This plan allowed other counties to purchase war weapons from the United States as long as the weapons were bought in cash and the country took them to their country on one of their ships.
  • Bases for Destroyers Deal

    Bases for Destroyers Deal
    In exchange for 50 old World War I American destroyers which had in 1939 and 1940 had been recommissioned and were serving on Neutrality Patrol, Britain Gave Us 99 Year leases to establish Military Bases on British Possessions in the Western Hemisphere
  • The United States draft is enacted.

    The United States draft is enacted.
    The draft is a backup that makes sure that in a great time of need the United States still will have manpower for protection.
  • Lend Lease Plan

    Lend Lease Plan
    This plan was signed by FDR so the United States could help aid Britian with supplies to beat back Hitler. It let the Allies purchase weapons and allowed them to pay later on in the future; like an IOU.
  • Atlantic charter

    Atlantic charter
    The Atlantic Charter was a pivotal policy statement first issued in August 1941 that early in World War II defined the Allied goals for the post-war world.
  • Pearl Harbor Day

    Pearl Harbor Day
    Japan bombs pearl harbor killing thousands of people.
  • Gen. MacArthur evacuates the Philippines

    Gen. MacArthur evacuates the Philippines
    When in the Phillippines General MacArthur finds himself near capture. He escapes being captured by Japan against all odds.
  • Battle of Midway

    Battle of Midway
    The Battle of Midway is reguarded as one of the most important naval battles of WWII.
  • Guadalcanal.

    This was a battle in the war fought on the island of Guadalcanal.
  • Allies invade Sicily

    Allies invade Sicily
    The allied nations invade Sicily and fought against the Germans.
  • D-Day

    The day on which Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy.
  • Roosevelt is re-elected for the 3rd time

    Roosevelt is re-elected for the 3rd time
    FDR is the only president to serve more then two terms. He was seen as a higher power, right under God, to the nation.
  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    A meeting between the Allied leaders Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin in February 1945 at Yalta, a Crimean port on the Black Sea. The leaders planned the final stages of World War II and agreed on the subsequent territorial division of Europe.
  • VE Day

    VE Day
    Victory in Europe Day.
  • Hiroshima

    This was the first atomic bomb dropped in Japan by America.
  • Nagasaki

    This was the second atomic bomb dropped on Japan by America.
  • FDR Dies

    FDR Dies
    The president FDR passes away in his third term in office.
  • VJ Day

    VJ Day
    Victory against Japan was on this day.