WW2

Causes

Rise of Totalitarians Regimes

Totalitarian means that one person takes over the country and has control of the people in the country. They all fixed their economy and had to rebuild their armies that way the could take control of more land.

German U Boats in the Atlantic

The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest battle during WWII. The success of Campaign's depended on the outcome of this war, because it was the most important one during the war. Western Allies and the Axis powers were sinking each others ships in battle over control of sea routes, blockades, and security.It is believed that the defeat of the German U-Boats linked Great Britain, United States and Canada to invade Europe. By the end of the war, German U-Boas at sent over 2,900 ships and 14 million tons of shipping to the bottom of the sea. Over 30,000 of the 39,000 German Sailors never returned.

Cash and Carry Policy

The Cash and Carry Policy was adopted by the United Sates 1939 that way they could stay neutral in World War 2. If a country was wanting goods from the United States, they would have to come pick them up from the U.S., and also pay in cash.

Lend-Lease Act of 1941

The Lend-Lease act was passed in March 1941. The act to for foreign countries that wanted U.S. military aid. Britain, the Soviet Union, China, Brazil, and many other countries got U.S. military aid.

Bombing of Pearl Harbor

The attacked happened early in the morning on December 7th, 1941. Hundreds of Japanese fighter plans attack Honolulu, Hawaii. 20 Americans vessels were nearly destroyed. Over 2,000 Americans were killed and 1,000 were wounded.