ch_24 - QUIT 24 World War Looms CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT...

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24 World War Looms QUIT CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT WITH HISTORY TIME LINE VISUAL SUMMARY SECTION Dictators Threaten World Peace 1 SECTION War in Europe 2 SECTION The Holocaust 3 SECTION America Moves Toward War 4 MAP GRAPH
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24 World War Looms HOME CHAPTER OBJECTIVE To trace the rise of dictators, the beginnings of war, and the American response in the 1930s
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24 W I T H H I S T O R Y I N T E R A C T Why might the United States try to remain neutral? Examine the Issues In the summer of 1939, President Franklin Roosevelt addresses an anxious nation in response to atrocities in Europe committed by Hitler’s Nazi Germany. Roosevelt declares in his broadcast that the United States “will remain a neutral nation.” He acknowledges, however, that he “cannot ask that every American remain neutral in thought.” • How can neutral countries participate in the affairs of warring countries? • How might involvement in a large scale war influence the United States? HOME World War Looms
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24 The United States The World 1932 Franklin Delano Roosevelt is elected president. 1931 The Empire State Building opens in New York City. 1931 Japan conquers Manchuria, in northern China. TIME LINE HOME 1933 Prohibition ends. 1933 Adolf Hitler is appointed German chancellor and sets up Dachau concentration camp. 1936 Jesse Owens wins four gold medals at Olympics in Berlin, Germany. Roosevelt is reelected. 1936 Ethiopia’s Haile Selassie asks League of Nations for help against Italian invasion. General Francisco Franco leads a fascist rebellion in Spain. 1934 Stalin begins great purge in USSR. Chinese communists flee in the Long March. 1937 Amelia Earhart mysteriously disappears attempting solo round-the-world flight. continued . . . World War Looms
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24 The United States The World 1938 Orson Welles broadcasts The War of the Worlds , a fictional alien invasion. 1938 Kristallnacht —Nazis riot, destroying Jewish neighborhoods. 1941 United States enters World War II. 1941 Japan bombs Pearl Harbor. TIME LINE HOME 1939 Germany invades Poland. Britain and France declare war. 1940 Roosevelt is elected to a third term. World War Looms
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1 Dictators Threaten World Peace The United States remains isolated from world affairs as economic and political factors lead to the rise of nationalist leaders in the Soviet Union, Germany, and Italy. OVERVIEW ASSESSMENT KEY IDEA HOME
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1 Dictators Threaten World Peace OVERVIEW The rise of rulers with total power in Europe and Asia led to World War II. Dictators of the 1930s and 1940s changed the course of history, making world leaders especially watchful for the actions of dictators today. MAIN IDEA
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course GOVT 131 taught by Professor Kenroberts during the Fall '07 term at Cornell.

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