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Road to War (WWII)

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Megan Cummings

on 20 November 2012

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Transcript of Road to War (WWII)

WWII Warm- Up Background Info. Political Cartoon Students will be able to identify the causes of WWII. OBJECTIVE Peace treaty at the end of WWI Treaty of Versailles Global War
World War Two began in September of 1939
Britain and France declared war on Germany because Germany invaded Poland.
2 sides of power: the Allies and the Axis CAUSES OF WWII Signed on June 28, 1919 4 Main Terms of Treaty War Guilt Clause - Germany should accept the blame for starting WWI

Reparations - Germany had to pay for the damage caused by the war

Disarmament - Germany was only allowed to have a small army and 6 naval ships. No tanks, airforce, submarines. The are of Rhineland was to be de-militarised.

Territorial Clauses - Land was taken away from Germany and given to other countries. Rhineland Hitler invaded Rhineland Austria 1938 Conscription and Re-Armament 1935 Hitler began to build up his armed forces. By him doing this, he broke the Treaty of Versailles. Conscription - to call men to the army 1936 This broke the Treaty of Versailles Britain and France did nothing Britain and France did nothing Hitler took over Austria This broke the Treaty of Versailles Britain and France did nothing Munich 1938 Hitler tried to take over Sudentenland Hitler made plans to invade Czechoslovakia Hitler was appeased because Britain and France gave Hitler Sudentenland at Munich Czechoslovakia 1939 Hitler's troops took the rest of Czechoslovakia British people realized the only way to stop Hitler was war. Poland On September 1, 1939, Hitler invaded Poland Lesson 3 Internment Camps USSR/Nazi Pact 1939 Hitler's plan unfolded to take over Poland Hitler threatened war In August 1939 Hitler made a secret treaty with Russia He thought the treaty would stop Britain and France from helping Poland On September 3, 1939 Chamberlain declared war on Germany Chamberlain - British politician Definition An internment camp is a camp for prisoners of war Background Information After the attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor there was fear in America of people who were Japanese. Because of this fear there was an order to gather Japanese-Americans into groups away from the coast. These Japanese-Americans were moved into internment camps. Today we are going to research what life was like for those who were placed in these camps. Objective: Students will understand what it was like in an internment camp. Students will research about the daily life in these camps and answer questions about what they find out. Website Links •Camp Harmony Exhibit(http://www.lib.washington.edu/exhibits/harmony/Exhibit/default.htm)

•Dear Miss Breed: Letters From Camp (http://www.janm.org/breed/title.htm)
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