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Unformatted text preview: 1-181)Preludea)Germany has the most sophisticated military in the world, it leap frogged technology bc it wasnt allowed to build an army until Hitler came to powerb)Germany beats Poland at an alarmingly quick ratec)France falls within months to the Germens d)Bc of the nonaggression act ppl assumed that Germany would only march weste)Battle of Britaini)For a period of time Hitler was successful with coastal attacks. ii) U.S. was horrified by radio reports. FDR was in position to do something about it. iii) FDR basically disregarded congressional will. His genious was to simplify the international conditions into the house on fire/hose>thus begins the lend lease program.f)Summer 1941(1) Hitler starts operation Baribirosa(2) Churchill and FDR meet in atlantic dubbed the atlantic charter(a) He releases a picture of him standing next to Churchill. He had an eye for presentation i.e. standing next to Britain. (b) Atlantic charter principles(i) The right of self determination of peoples g)FDR did everything he could to start a war in the pacific by having germany attack our shipments to Britain.2)Pacifica)1932-japan invades Manchuriab)1937-japan invades chinai)1940-rape of Manchuria-80,000 killedii) japans most essential resource was oil 80% of which was from the west, its expansion was based on collection of new resources...
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- Fall '06