WWII & Cold War

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In History
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    Japanese Invasion of Manchuria

    The Japanese were fed up with China and Indochina. Japan decided to make its own decisions by economic domination. By trying to solve economic issues by expanding. The U.S responded by isolation. They limited a lot of resources.
  • Nuremberg Laws

    anti-semic and racial laws passed by Hitler passed to limit the rights of the Jewish people
  • Nuremberg Trials

    Anti-semic and racial laws passed to restrict Jewish rights passed by Hitler
  • Munich Pact

    Britain and France agreed to allow Hitler to take more land. In return, Hitler wouldn´t be looking for more territory to take.
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    Kristallnacht

    Nazis decide one night to set fire Jewish businesses, houses, schools, and synagogues. Which killed nearly 100 Jewish people.
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    Kristallnacht

    Nazis decided to terrorize a Jewish town by burning down houses, business, and Building held for worship which killed nearly 100 jews.
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    Germany invades Poland

    This led to France and Britain declaring war on Germany. Germany utilized the strategy of Blitzkrieg then invade France and launched air raids on Britain.
  • Lend-Lease Act

    Congress let FDR ¨sell, transfer title to, exchange, lease, lend or otherwise get rid of any government and defense article
  • Exec Order 8022

    This order prohibited ethical or racial discrimination in the defense industry.
  • Atlantic Charter

    FDR and a British prime minister signed this document in hopes of promoting their determination and commitment to the war.
  • Atlantic Charter

    A statement that was signed by FDR and Winston Churchill that stated goals for America and Britain after WWII
  • Atlantic Conference

    This was an alliance between the US and Britain that was made stronger by the signing of the Atlantic Charter
  • Attack of Pearl Harbor

    Japan attacked the harbor in response to U.S. embargoes. They also saw the U.S. pacific fleet as a threat to their growing empire. Which in the end led to a war declared on the U.S. by Germany.
  • Battle of Midway

    This was a victory that stopped the Japanese actions and put them on the defense
  • Exec Order 9066

    Japanese-Americans were put in internment camps. Because they were feared by the people. They had to up and leave and give everything up.
  • Battle of Midway

    It was a victory that stopped the Japanese plans against the US and put them on the defense
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    Operation Torch

    It was an invasion in North Africa to take control of the Metterian Sea from Germany and to also protect oil fields in the Middle East
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    Operation Torch

    An invasion of North Africa to take the control of the Meterrian Sea from Germany and to save the oil fields also
  • Korematsu v. United States

    Fred Korematsu was a Japanese American who refused to leave his home following the Exec. Order 9066. He took his case to the Supreme Court unfortunately he lost and they still proceeded with unfair treatment.
  • D-Day

    Germany was now involved in the war and had separated itself into 3 fronts (Soviet Union, Italy, France)
  • D-Day

    The invasion of Normandy gave the US a western front which left Germany to spilt into 3 fronts
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    Battle of the Bulge

    It was the last German retaliation and the BEGINING of the END of the Nazis
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    Battle of Bulge

    This was the last attack Germany attempted which was also the start to the end of the Nazis
  • Yalta Conference

    FDR, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin came together to discuss the loss of Europe and the after war plans
  • Yalta Conference

    It was a conference held place to discuss the post-war plans and to discuss the lost
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    Bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    President Truman decided to drop an atomic bomb on the places which left the Japanese with no materials to retaliated back which left them to surrender instantly which was beneficial to the US because they weren't an issue anymore.
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    Bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    Truman decided to drop bombs and destroy almost everything which gave Japan no other choice but the surrender enviably and become an ally
  • United Nations

    It's an Intergovernmental organization put together to promoted International collaboration and to keep international order.
  • United Nations

    It was an international government made to endorse collaborations with other countries and to keep the world intact
  • Truman Doctrine

    It was a document that stated they would stick with communism in Europe. IT was first tested when the US gave Greece and Turkey military and financial aid
  • Truman Doctrine

    Was an agreement for Europe to communism
  • Marshall Plan

    The US made a plan to give financial aid to Europe so their country wouldn't fail due to communism.
  • Marshall Plan

    It was a financial aid offering to Europe so their country wouldn't fail due to communism
  • Israel is established

    The US like the destination of the Jewish people so the supported and helped them build Isreal
  • Israel is established

    The US. supported the Jewish efforts to build their city
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    Berlin Airlift

    The US gave the people of berlin bare necessities
  • US establishes NATO

    The US established an alliance with the Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union tests Atomic Bomb

    WHich made the US rush and make their bomb which started the atomic bomb race
  • Korean Conflict (War)

    North Korea invaded South Korea which made Turman this was set up by the Soviet Union and keep wanted the United Nation to do something about it.
  • Soviet Union launches Sputnik

    This is when the Space Race began after the Soviet Union launched its aircraft into space
  • National Defense Education

    In reaction to the Space War, the US passed the National Defense Act to support science and math skills and amongst other things
  • Rise of the Berlin Wall (Construction begins…)

    It was a wall built to keep the people from the east from escaping from the west and is also a symbol of the cold war
  • Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan

    They invaded Afghanistan to propose a friendly government.
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

    This was considered to be the end of the Cold War
  • Neutrality Acts of 1939

    FDR was trying to amend these acts in response to Germany´s aggression. Thinking it was going help.