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Appeasement Definition: the making of concessions to an aggressor in order to avoid war (giving them whatever they want to avoid conflict) -British PM Neville Chamberlain pushed for this policy -Official foreign policy of France and Great Britain during the 1930s- right before WWII.

Munich Conference (1938): Meeting between Great Britain, France, Germany, and Italy to discuss Hitler’s desire to take parts of the new country of Czechoslovakia (Sudetenland) -Allowed Hitler to take certain annex certain areas (appeasement) In allowing Hitler to annex certain parts, they came up with an agreement... -What this said: Germany is allowed to take the Czech regions, as long as he respected all other international borders. -The outcome: Complete failure- 6 months later Hitler fully invades all of Czechoslovakia & Poland

Invasion of Ethiopia Mussolini's Plan for restoration of the Roman Empire -Italy invades Ethiopia breaking previously set treaty -Through use of tanks, heavy artillery, and chemical weapons (poisonous gas), Italy defeats the Ethiopian army and annexes Ethiopia as a Italian colony. -Italy named as an “aggressor” by League of Nations

Japanese Imperialism: After WWI, Japan is desperate to become an international empire- they were a weak military power -Decide to invade China- Manchuria & Nanking- for natural resources- direct violation of the League of Nations- massacre thousands

Non-Aggression Pact (1939): Agreement signed between Hitler and Stalin -Said that the two countries would not take military action against each other for the next 10 years; Stalin signed to avoid war and Hitler signed in order to invade Poland without USSR interfering -Infuriated GB and France- who had separate peace agreements with the USSR -Hitler broke the pact in 1941 when he decided to invade the USSR- at which point Stalin entered WWII on the side of the Allies.

Franklin D. Roosevelt: President of the US

Longest serving U.S. President

Known for his programs such as the New Deal to bring the U.S. out of the Great Depression

Originally kept the U.S. neutral at the beginning of WWII, but behind closed doors forged a friendship with Churchill.

Officially declared war on Japan after the bombing of Pearl Harbor

Known for his charismatic personality and strong leadership- he led the country during WWII up until his death.

Lead the US in WW2

While President, the government was FDR (American Federal Government)

He was an Allie

He helped pass the Lend-Lease Act in 1941, he helped other countries with supplies and defense.

Winston Churchill- PM OF GREAT BRITAIN

Became PM in 1940

Fought in WWI- later became an admiral of the British Navy

Known for his outspoken, charismatic leadership- the exact opposite of Chamberlain

He was in charge of Great Britain

He was in charge of a Constitutional Monarchy

Allie Power

He lead Great Britain to victory, he helped the allies and alerted the west when the Soviet Union was going to attack

Adolf Hitler

Career launched in Army’s propaganda/public relations/intelligence unit

Tries to seize power in “Beer Hall putsch” - jail time writes Mein Kampf

Strong opposition to Marxism/Communism

Emphasis on strong “national unity”, “the state”, “racial purity”

Persuaded Parliament to grant him “temporary” emergency power to rule by decree (use this to establish dictatorship)

Appointed Chancellor in 1933

He lead Germany

When Adolf Hitler was in charge it was totalitarian Dictatorship

He was an Axis power

He started ww2 by invading poland on September 1st in 1939.

Joseph Stalin

Rapid Industrialization of USS

Collectivization of Agriculture

The Great Purge

Secret Police and Camps in Siberia

Controlled everything: social, education and religion

He was in charge of the Soviet Union

When he was in charge they had a communist society

He was part of the Allie powers

He took control of poland, romania, and other countries.

Benito Mussolini

Italy had a dismal military showing in WWI was a national embarrassment and they blamed the gov.

Strong emphasis on “national unity” and “the state”

Gained power legally under Parliamentary system.

Appointed to power by King Victor Emmanuel III then persuaded Parliament to give him temporary power

Benito Mussolini was the Italian Nationalist , he ruled from 1922-1925 as prime minister.

Italy was controled by a dictatership

Axis Power

He signed the Pact of Steel with Adolf Hitler, He did whatever Hitler told him to do.

Hideki Tojo “The Razor”

Strong military leadership

Pressed for Army modernization and a more aggressive foreign policy stance.

Named himself Prime Minister in 1941 while still holding Army Minister title.

Arranged the Pearl Harbor Attack

He was in charge of japan

Absolute Monarchy

Axis Power

He supported Japanese expansion and a pre-emptive attack on the US and European, he oversaw Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor

Pearl harbor

On December 7th, 1941 Japan attacked the American Naval base in Hawaii, with 187 air crafts being destroyed, 18 naval vessels, and 2,000 people killed. After, they created a Declaration of War with 477 votes agreeing on the side of Congress. The US officially join WW2 and declare war on Japan in December 8th, 1941. Japan, Germany, and Italy declare war on the US on December 11th and WW2 starts all across the world. The reason Japan attacked the US because the US cut off all oil from them earlier on.

Hitlers final solution

In Germany Jews increased restrictive rights, In 1935 they stripped the Jews of their citizenship, jobs, and property called the Nuremberg Laws. They were then forced to wear bright yellow stars so they can be identified. In 1939, 250,000 were still in Germany, the other countries that Hitler had control over had many more Jews. He was obsessed with getting rid of the Jewish race and he called it the Final solution. This solution was located in 6 Nazi Death Camps all in Poland. The final stage started in 1942, they used gas chambers to “exterminate” the Jews, they killed up to 12,000 Jews per day.

Hitler's Final Solution

Battle of the Bulge

On December 16th, 1944 Hitler tries to win the war back over by launching an attack on the Ardennes region of Belgium which was a way to try and split allied forces in two. They originally succeed but the Ally reinforcements come back in January 1945 to push the Germans back. It was the bloodiest battle with America in WW2.











All resources shown here have changed over the time of the war because the countries shared their ideas as well as provided each other with new items like ways of transport, technology, and food. This made these items upgrade slowly because everyone put a little knowledge into new things to improve it.







Hitler committed suicide on April 30th while the Allies closed the Berlin capital city.

Germany finally surrendered its forces on May 7th, and the war officially ended in Europe.

On July 11th, Truman (US President), Churchill, and Joseph Stalin met in Germany to figure out how and when they were going to start rebuilding Europe after the war ended.

On July 27th the Allie powers talk to Japan to surrender, but they don't agree.

On August 6th, the US drops two bombs on Japan to scare them into surrendering.

After dropping more bombs on Japan, they finally decided to surrender on September 2nd, which brings the war to an end.