WWII Outline

WWII Outline - Andrew Tran 323366 Per. #5 Group A Ch. 35:...

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Andrew Tran 323366 Per. #5 Group A – Ch. 35: Explain in what way the fall of France, Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union, and the attack on the Pearl Harbor mark the most important turning points in American foreign policy between 1935 and 1942. I. Intro A. America in the 1930’s was generally isolationist and tried to turn its back on world problems. B. Roosevelt only sought battle against the depression. i. As storms of WWII thundered over Europe, Roosevelt eventually concluded that the United States could no longer remain isolationist against the war. C. In summer of 1933, London Economic Conference revealed how thoroughly Roosevelt’s early foreign policy was subordinated to his strategy for domestic economic recovery. i. During the post-war times, Neutrality Acts of 1935, 1936, and 1937 were issued to uphold America’s isolationism. However, during the war, many laws were nullified. D. The most important turning points in American foreign policy before and during World War II was through the fall of France, due to the abandoning of the Neutrality Acts; Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union, which annulled Neutrality Act of 1939; and the attack on Pearl Harbor, the final spark to draw
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