ch_25 - QUIT 25 The United States in World War II CHAPTER...

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25 The United States in World War II QUIT CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT WITH HISTORY TIME LINE VISUAL SUMMARY SECTION Mobilizing for Defense 1 SECTION The War for Europe and North Africa 2 SECTION The War in the Pacific 3 SECTION The Home Front 4 MAP GRAPH
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25 HOME CHAPTER OBJECTIVE To understand the military campaigns, political decisions, and efforts on the home front that won World War II The United States in World War II
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25 W I T H H I S T O R Y I N T E R A C T How can the United States use its resources to achieve victory? Examine the Issues It is December of 1941. After Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. has entered the war. As a citizen, you and millions like you must mobilize a depressed peacetime country for war. The United States must produce the workers, soldiers, weapons, and equipment that will help to win the war. • What sacrifices will you and your family be willing to make? • How can the government encourage businesses to convert to wartime production? HOME • How can the military attract recruits? The United States in World War II
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25 The United States The World 1941 Hitler invades the Soviet Union. 1941 The Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor. A. Philip Randolph demands that war industries hire African Americans. 1942 Roosevelt creates the War Production Board to coordinate mobilization. Japanese Americans are sent to relocation centers. 1942 In the Pacific, the Battle of Midway turns the tide in favor of the Allies. Nazis develop the "final solution" for exterminating Jews. 1943 Zoot-suit riots rock Los Angeles. 1943 Rommel’s forces surrender in North Africa. 1945 U.S. Marines take Iwo Jima. Harry S. Truman becomes president when Roosevelt dies. 1945 Nazi retreat begins after the Battle of the Bulge. Japan surrenders after atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. TIME LINE HOME 1944 GI Bill of Rights is passed. President Roosevelt is elected to a fourth term. 1944 On June 6, the Allies launch D-Day, a massive invasion of Europe. The United States in World War II
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1 Mobilizing for Defense The United States enters the war and mobilizes its citizens and resources to give its allies unprecedented military and industrial support. OVERVIEW ASSESSMENT KEY IDEA HOME
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1 Mobilizing for Defense OVERVIEW Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States mobilized for war. Military industries in the United States today are a major part of the American economy. MAIN IDEA
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ch_25 - QUIT 25 The United States in World War II CHAPTER...

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