Events that Cause the U.S to go WW2

Rise of Totalitarian Regimes

Cause: First, the humiliating treatment needed out to Germany by the Treaty of Versailles, created a sense of hatred and revenge among the I Germans

Effect: Because Germany and Japan were totalitarian wit strong military influences, their people were unable to exert any control over foreign policies.

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German U Boats in the Atlantic

Causes: Germany announces the renewal of unrestricted submarine warfare in the Atlantic as German torpedo-armed submarines prepare to attack any and all ships, including civilian passenger carriers, said to be sighted in war-zone waters.

Effect: The German U boat killed a lot of the U.S soldiers and destroyed some of the U.S boats.

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Cash and Carry Policy

Cause: The revision allowed the sale of material to belligerents, as long as the recipients arranged for the transport using their own ships and paid immediately in cash, assuming all risk in transportation.

Effect: People could get there supplies if they would go get it.

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Lend-Lease Act of 1941

Cause: The Lend-Lease Act was the principal means for providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II.

Effects: It authorized the president to transfer arms or any other defense materials for which Congress appropriated money to “the government of any country whose defense the President deems vital to the defense of the United States.

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Bombing of Pearl Harbor

Cause: The Japanese bombed the U.S at there naval base.

Effect: The Japanese destroyed all of our planes, most of boats, and killed a lot of men.

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