World War II & Its Aftermath

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In History
  • Fascism in Italy

    Fascism in Italy
  • Creation Of Soviet Union

    Creation Of Soviet Union
    it is established by V.I. Lenin after the civil war
  • Takeover Of Joseph Stalin

    Takeover Of Joseph Stalin
    After Lenin died Stalin took over as the leader of the Soviet Union.
    - private farms are replaced with collectives
    - millions are killed by famines
    - second largest industrial power
    - 8-13 million people are purged as a result of threatening Stalin's power
    - became a totalitarian government
  • Takeover Of Nazis

    Takeover Of Nazis
  • Isolationism In America

    Isolationism In America
    -Neutrality Acts
    -Backs away from foreign policy
  • Neutrality Breaks Down

    Neutrality Breaks Down
    -Japan attacks China
    -Aid is sent to China from FDR
    -Quarantine speech
  • Germany takes over Austria and Sudetenland

    Germany takes over Austria and Sudetenland
    -German troops takeover Austria
    -Nobody does anything to stop Germany
    - Munich Agreement is signed
  • Jewish Refugees

    Jewish Refugees
    -Jewish emigration
    -France 40,000 refugees Britain 80,000 refugees, U.S. 100,000
    -fear of enemy agents and strain economy
  • Kristallnacht

    Kristallnacht
    -Night Of Broken Glass
    -Nazis attack Jewish homes, businesses, synagogues, and schools
    -about 100 deaths, many injured, 30,000 arrested
  • War Comes To A Start

    War Comes To A Start
  • America Leaves Neutrality And Falls To War

    America Leaves Neutrality And Falls To War
  • Fall Of France & Invasions

    Fall Of France & Invasions
    -Dunkirk
    -Italy invades France
    -Northern France taken up by Germany
    -Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania annexed by Stalin
    -Denmark and Norway invaded by Hitler
  • The Battle Of Britain

    The Battle Of Britain
    -Hitler plans to invade
    -German planes bomb British targets
    -Britain uses technology to shoot down German planes
    -Hitler does not invade Britain
    -Both continue to bomb
  • Final Solution

    Final Solution
    -genocide of "inferior" groups
    -forced relocation
    -concentration camps
    -mass exterminations and death camps
  • The U.S. in the Philippines

    The U.S. in the Philippines
  • U.S. in Tokyo

    U.S. in Tokyo
  • Battle of the Coral Sea

    Battle of the Coral Sea
  • The Battle of Midway

    The Battle of Midway
  • The Battle of Stalingrad

    The Battle of Stalingrad
  • The Casablanca Conference

    The Casablanca Conference
  • The End to Fascism in Italy

  • Teheran Conference

    Teheran Conference
  • Battle of the Bulge

    Battle of the Bulge
  • Liberation of the Death Camps

    Liberation of the Death Camps
  • Readjustment and Recovery

    Readjustment and Recovery
  • Bretton Woods and Dumbarton Oaks Conference

  • GI Bill of Rights

  • Korematsu v. United States

  • D-Day

    D-Day
  • Potsdam Conference

    Potsdam Conference
  • Rise Of Cold War

    Rise Of Cold War
    -Truman sworn into presidency
    -Opposite political systems
    -Soviet Union becomes stronger
    -Policy of Containment
    -Iron Curtain
  • Yalta Conference

  • Nuremberg Trials

  • Truman Becomes President

    Truman Becomes President
    -FDR dies and Truman upholds position
  • V-E Day

    V-E Day
  • Hiroshima Bombing

  • Nagaski Bombing

  • Japan surrenders

  • Workers Go On Strike

    Workers Go On Strike
  • Preventing Communism

    Preventing Communism
    -Truman Doctrine
    -Marshall Plan
    -Berlin Airlift
    -NATO
  • Fear of Communism in U.S.

    Fear of Communism in U.S.
    -Federal Employee Loyalty Program
    -House Un-American Activities Committee
    -Hollywood Ten
    -Alger Hiss
    -The Rosenbergs
    -McCarthyism
  • Taft Hartley Act

    Taft Hartley Act
  • 1948 Election

    1948 Election
  • The American Dream in 1950s

    The American Dream in 1950s
  • Popular Culture in 1950s

    Popular Culture in 1950s
    -mass media introduced
    -radios not as glorified as TV
    -Beat Movement
    -Rock n' Roll
  • Nuclear War Threatens

    Nuclear War Threatens
  • Cold War Spreads Globally

    Cold War Spreads Globally
    -CIA spies and gathers information
    -Soviets fear West Germany
    -1955 Warsaw Pact a military alliance
    -Suez Canal Crisis
    -Eisenhower Doctrine and the Middle East
  • Automobile Culture

    Automobile Culture
  • Federal Communications Commisson

    Federal Communications Commisson
    -replaced outdated radio commission
    -regulates communications
  • Cold War Tensions Increase As It Takes to the Skies

    Cold War Tensions Increase As It Takes to the Skies
    -Nikita Krushchev new Soviet leader
    -Space Race begins
    -American U-2 shot down
    -did not agree on open skies
  • Nikita Krushchev Becomes Soviet Leader

    Nikita Krushchev Becomes Soviet Leader
  • Women's Role

    Women's Role
  • Poverty and Migration

    Poverty and Migration
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    Treaty Of Versailles

    the treaty that ended WWI and put harsh restrictions on Germany.
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    Fall of The League

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    The Holocaust

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    Spanish Civil War

    -General Fransisco Franco rebels against the Spanish Republic
    -War begin
    -Leads to Rome-Berlin Axis
    -War is won by Franco
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    World War II

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    Minorities in America

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    The Manhattan Project

    The secretive group that handled the development of nuclear weapons, specifically the atomic bomb, during World War II
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    The Cold War

    Conflict between the U.S. and U.S.S.R.
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    Baby Boom

    Birth rates increase immensely as soldiers return
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    Korean War

    -38th parallel
    -North invades South
    -Seoul is captured multiple times
    -MacArthur fired
    -1953 armistice