WWII

War

Japan invades Manchuria

1931

Italy invades Ethiopia

1935

African independent state

Spanish Civil War

1936 - 1939

General Franco rebels v. government
Germany & Italy aid rebels
Franco wins

Japan attacks China

1937

Rape of Nanking

Hitler invades Sudetenland

1938

Czechoslovakia's region
Munich Agreement
policy of appeasement

Polish invasion

September 1939

French surrender to Germany

June 1940

Battle of Britain

July 1940

London terror bombings

Germany attacked Soviet Union

June 1941

Policy

Adolf Hitler comes to power

1933

National Socialists (Nazis)
withdrew from League of Nations
announces rearmament

German/Russian Non-aggression Pact

1938

US

FDR recognizes Soviet Union

1933

"Good Neighbor" Policy

1933

Latin American countries

Neutrality Acts

1935 - 1937

Congress lifts embargo

November 1939

revise Neutrality Act

"All aid short of War"

1940

US gives Britain vintage destroyers
US rearms

Presidential Election

November 1940

Roosevelt v. Wilkie

Lend- Lease Program

December 1940