Recent Event Highlights: Allies Declare war on Japan, Germany Invades USSR, Germany and USSR sign the NaziāSoviet Pact, Hitler sends troops to Austria and announced Anschluss, Germany sends troops into Rhineland, Hitler Takes over Germany, and 12 more...
Created by hadiyah on Mar 6, 2011
Last updated: 03/11/11 at 01:00 PM
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After the U.S. government allowed Mexican-American workers temporary jobs in factories, many immigrant families moved into major cities. This caused tension between whites and Mexicans. Riots in Los Angeles erupted for four days as whites beat Mexicans and tore off their typical clothings (known as Zoot-Suits) and burned them.
Approximately 110,000 Japanese-Americans were relocated into work camps with poor living conditions as a result of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan.
Three days after the bombing on Pearl Harbor, the Allies declared war on Japan.
Italy and Germany declared war on the Unites states and America was officially a warring country.
Two waves of Japanese bombers attacked the United States naval base at Pear Harbor in Hawaii. This attack caused casualties of nearly 3,500 injuries and deaths.
This was a document signed by FDR and Churchill that set out "certain common principles" on which to base a better future of the world. It also called for the destruction of the Nazis and called for a new order of the world.
Germany breaks the Nazi-Soviet Pact and invades USSR.
This law allowed the United States to "lend" military goods to countries in war, only under the pretense that after the war was over, we would be paid back for our supplies.
A document signed by Japan stating their alliance with Germany and Italy.
One month after Germany invaded France, they agreed to surrender.
Nazi takes over Poland and this signifies the start of World War II.
World War II begins.
An agreement signed by Hitler and Stalin thAt prevented USSR from interfering with Germany's attacks on Poland or any other countries.
Stalin gains control of Russia after Lenin dies.
Austria is annexed into Nazi Germany as Anschluss.
This conference resulted in a failed appeasement of Nazi Germany.
This event referred to the mass war rape committed by Japanese soldiers that occurred after Japan took over in the city of Nanjing in China.
This was a speech given by FDR that stated that there should be an international quarantine of the aggressor nations. This caused an increase in isolationist moods throughout America.
This law established the cash-and-carry policy. This policy stated that nations at war could only purchase nonmilitary goods from the U.S.
Fransisco Franco and his fascist followers successfully took over the Republican government of Spain during this three year long war. And with the help of Germany and Italy, Spain became a fascist country.
German troops entered Rhineland
He was first elected in 1933 and passed away during his fourth term on April 12, 1945
Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany. After the president, Paul-Von Hindenburg dies, Hitler holds all 3 positions of chancellor, head of army and president.
Against the the orders of the League of Nations, Japan attacked the province of Manchuria in China. The League of Nations did nothing to stop Japan.
Mussolini became the 40th prime minister of Italy. Later he gave himself more lavish titles. He led a series of riots in 1922 and in 1929, Italy became a one party state. Meaning that Mussolini had complete control over Italy.