Global conflicts over resources territories and

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Global conflicts over resources, territories, and ideologies renewed debates over the nation’s values and its role in the world, while simultaneously propelling the United States into a dominant international military, political, cultural, and economic position. Arsenal of Democracy… Roosevelt thinks he is in a stronger position to end neutrality Four Freedoms… From fear and want they received freedom of speech Lend-Lease Act… In March 1941, the majority favors were signed Atlantic Charter… -Free trade territorial expansion were given by Winston Churchill after he arranged a secret meeting -WWII is foreshadowed by the US Shoot –on-Sight… -undeclared naval war between two starts -Roosevelt extended US support by protecting ships Disputes with Japan… -Germany and Japan allied powers in 1940 -Japan began to expand into Europe U.S. Economic Action… -Japan and good neighbor were protested -Roosevelt froze all Japanese credits in the US Negotiations… US wanted to delay the battle but japan needed to act fast Pearl Harbor… -Many were wounded, dead, and many ships sunk -Planes were also destroyed Partial Surprise… The government knew an attack was coming since messages were broken and Americans got mad Declaration of War… Roosevelt addressed congress and declared war Soviet Union Invaded… The soviet union had invaded and there was war to be declared on the US as Roosevelt had ordered Compare Americans’ reaction to the bombing of Pearl Harbor to their reaction to the Zimmerman Note. To declare war, both would involve by sinking ships. Explain the significance of this comparison. The significance of this comparison was that it occurred several times in history like in WWI, WWII, and the War of 1812.
9 World War II: The Home Front, pp 531-535 4. Analyze the ways Americans responded to and contributed to the war effort on the home front. Main Ideas Definitions/Explanations/Notes Analysis World War II: The Home Front… To win the new war they had the new deal Mobilization… Mobilization was their key to winning Federal Government… -The federal government was spending more -they regulated wages, prices, rent, etc. -they controlled raw materials and had production priorities Business and Industry… -there was low employment and there was double the axis output -large corporations were greater than the small corporations -there was 70% manufacturing -it boomed as there wasn’t as big employment Research and Development… -New technology was made when the government and universities came together -scientists help created media, radar, sonar, etc.

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