To keep the United States out of future war the first two acts outlawed arms sales and loans to any nations that were at war.
Countries could buy weapons from the U.S. if they had cash and would carry the goods in their own ships.
U.S. lends weapons and money to countries that defense was vital to to the United States.
Congress passed a draft extension bill. It only passed by a razor thin margin of 203 to 202 in The House of Representatives.
America traded 50 old destroyers to Britain because of the Battle of Britain (Germany's attack on Great Britain).
Winston Churchill settled for a declaration of principles called The Atlantic Charter. It defined the Allies goals for the post-war world.
A German U-boat fired two torpedoes at U.S. ships.
The Japanese attacked America. Congress approved a declaration of war against Japan, which was asked for from President Roosevelt. On December 11, 1941, Germany and Italy declared war on the United States. The greatest cause of interventionism was because of the damage done at Pearl Harbor.
Only one day after Pearl Harbor, the United States declared war on Japan.
Three days after Pearl Harbor, Germany and Italy declared war on the United States.
Established a formal alliance between Germany and Italy. The League did nothing to stop Hitler.
An agreement between Germany and the Soviet Union in which they agreed no to fight each other.
France was outgunned and outnumbered by Germany and Italy. Their capital was taken and then they had a change in government.
Germany bombed and attacked Britain in hopes of their surrender. Britain never fell to Germany's power and the battle ended almost four weeks later.
A mutual defense treaty signed by Japan, Germany, and Italy which led to them becoming the Axis power. They wanted to keep the U.S. out of war to avoid a two-ocean war.
Hitler ignored his peace treaty with Stalin and invaded the Soviet Union with five million troops.
Japan attacked America's Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Their reasoning behind the attack was because most of their resources were coming from America but America didn't approve of Japan's aggression against China, which lead to an embargo on Japan. With that, Japan was running out of resources and America was their biggest dealer with resources.