C. 26 S. 2 & 3 European leaders in Europe



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C. 26 S. 2 & 3

European leaders in Europe

  • Hitler believed Third Reich was the rebuilding of the German Empire

  • In 1938 Seized

  • Austria

  • Sudentenland,

  • In 1938

  • Chamberlain, Daladier & Hitler agreed

  • Germany could keep Sudetenland

  • but could seize no more territory.

Kristallnacht

Death Camps

  • Eastern Poland

  • promised to the Soviet Union if I

  • Germany attacked Poland w/o interference

Hitler’s Propaganda

  • German race = master race

  • Jews were evil and must be destroyed

  • Gestapo - Secret Police - Schutzstaffel

  • killed Nazi enemies

  • Jews

  • Communists

  • Socialist

  • Clergy

  • Others

  • Goal - annihilate the Jews

Jewish Immigration to U.S.

  • 1654 - came to NY

  • 1780 - 2,000

  • 1880 - 250,000

  • 1920 - 3 million

  • Many were refuges/survivors of WWII

  • Famous

  • Einstein

  • Freud

  • France and & Britain declared war after Germany attacked Poland.

  • September 1939 U.S. made arms available to them

blitzkrieg

Dunkirk

  • May & June 1940

  • 300,000 troops were evacuated

Tripartite Pact

  • September 1940

  • Axis powers

  • Germany

  • Italy

  • Japan

  • 1940 Hitler took

  • Denmark

  • Norway

  • Belgium

  • Luxembourg

  • the Netherlands

Battle of Britain

  • English Air Force bases suffered German bombing raids

  • Radar- used by RAF to destroy German bombers

  • Allies wanted to stop Hitler from taking over Europe

Smith Act

U.S. Preparation

  • Approved $ for war

  • Drafted men

  • Selective Service & Training Act

  • September 16, 1940

  • Procured bases

  • WWII was fought in

  • Europe

  • Asia

  • U.S.

  • Africa

Lend-Lease Act

  • March 1941

  • Allowed the U.S. to sell, lease, or loan military goods to the Allies.

Office of Censorship

  • December 1941

  • Examined letters sent overseas

Songs

  • Music - up tempo

  • Boogie-Woogie Bugle Boy



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