M.Taylor week 5 HST165 World War II The American Experience...

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Running head: WORLD WAR II: THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE 1World War II: The American ExperienceMichael James Taylor jrHST/165January 20th, 2016Dr. J. Randal III
WORLD WAR II: THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE 2World War II: The American ExperienceThe World War II was a world tragedy resulting in the loss of life of hundreds of millions of innocent life in a conflict fueled by the desire for revenge (Murray and Millett, 2009). Besides, the war led to the destruction of trillions of dollars of properties in different parts of the globe. Though the United States desire was to keep out of the war, Japan could not allow that to happen as it wished to challenge the United Sates as the world power (Sparrow, 2014). As Sparrow (2014) notes, the United States allied with Britain and Russia in an offensive against Germany, Italy and Japan. The war would end after the United States hit Japan with two atomic bombs that left the country to be devastating. Accordingly, the paper evaluates factors that drove the United States to the war. Besides, the paper analyzes the American position in the North African campaign and the Italian campaign.According to Sparrow (2014), U.S. entered the World War II due to numerous reasons resulting from its close relations European nations. He notes that as the war broke out, Franklin Roosevelt viewed the war as a European problem and wished the situation to remain as it was. As the war grew tougher, the United Sates felt that the new developments posed a national security to the nation (Sparrow, 2014). Consequently, they had to look for ways to help Britain and her allies by supplying them with arms and other necessities. Besides, the United States escorted British Convoys from the United States to protect them from Germany submarines. The close relationship eventually saw the United States enter the war to help her friendly allies. Besides, Roosevelt was under pressure from numerous countries mainly from Churchill to enter the war and help end Germany offensive (Sparrow, 2014). Also, Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor made the last blow to the United Sates that made the country enter the war. James notes that after
WORLD WAR II: THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE 3Japan quit the League of Nations, informed close relationship with the Nazis and Italians (Sparrow, 2014). The United States moved by supplying Chinese with money and equipment to

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World War II, The American, The Land, WW2, UOP, American Experience, HST 165

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