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  1. 1940-1950 By Tommy Nellen

  2. World War Two 1939-1945

  3. Events Leading Up To WWII

  4. Asia • Hitler was not the only person who wanted more land. A lot of the Japanese wanted the land and resources they did not have. • The Japanese were gaining control of islands in Asia. • In the 1930’s Japan needed natural resources to help with the factories. • In 1931 Japan attacked Manchuria in North China, they had a lot of coal and Japan fought over it. • In 1937 Japan started to attack China. The US was a little scared but did not send the army to China to help China. • Japan controlled East China.

  5. In the spring of 1942 the Allies moved across the Pacific. There was a jet 700 miles from Japan carrying 16 US bombs. Japan had never been attacked before this. Asia

  6. US VS WWII • “The only reason why the US entered WWII was the attack of Pearl Harbor. We did not care about the Concentration Camps.” Sey Schorr

  7. Japanese Americans (100,000) give up their farms In 1942 Japanese Americans had to go to interment camps. The reason why we did this was that they were Japanese. The internment camps were camps for the Japanese. They were free once the war ended. INTERNMENT CAMPS

  8. In 1939 we made about 6,000 airplanes. In 1944 we made 90,000 planes a year. By the end of the war US women made, over 7,000 ships, about 44 billion bullets, and 2 and a half million army trucks. A lot of woman worked at the America Red Cross. At the end of the war, women in factories got paid a third of what men made. Woman worked as nurses. The women flew planes to give the troops the stuff they needed. Over 27 million Americans moved during the war -out of the country. African Americans made a better living in factories than in farming jobs. In 1941 African American trained as fighter pilots. AT HOME

  9. END OF THE WAR D- day June 6th 1944 was an important battle day. Allies attacked Western Europe. On D- day over 17,000 Allied soldiers died. Allies tricked Hitler on D- Day. Allies wanted Hitler to surrender. On 1944 Nazis made a final attack on the Allies but the Allies forced the Nazis to retreat.

  10. Holocaust • The Holocaust: when Hitler forced all the Jews to wear gold stars, and the Germans put them in concentration camps. Those are camps that the Jews had to suffer through, and some got shot, some were put in gas chambers. One of the reasons why Hitler wanted to do this was that he blamed the Jews for their problems.

  11. Sports 1947

  12. Jackie Robinson Day, 4.15.2007. 60th Anniversary

  13. Jackie Robinson • He was a soldier • A writer • An activist • A Politician • A Voice • A leader • A father • A husband • And a friend • Being a Hall of Fame 2nd basemen was the easy part.

  14. 1919-1972 He broke the color barrier in 1947. He won the 1949 NL MVP. Played for the Brooklyn Dodgers. People hated him, at first, even his team mates because he was Black, people did not respect him. After the first year of playing people started accepting him because he was a good guy, and he was a good baseball player. He died as a young man- he had high blood pressure, and diabetes, and he was blind in one eye. On 4.15.2007 it was the 60th Anniversary after he played his first game, and people from different teams got to wear # 42 to honor him. Every team retired his jersey,# 42 STATS

  15. Why is he important? • He was important because he broke the color barrier in 1947. • He changed the world because he changed the way people looked at AA • He also showed that you don’t have to be white to be a good player to be white or a good person.

  16. Korea War • Korea is dived into North Korea, and South Korea. • 1910 Korea was ruled by Japan • US did not want other countries to be powerful. • June 1950 North Korean troops attacked South Korea. • North Korea is under a communist government. • The president sent troops to Korea. • The Korea War became the American War after a while because US was getting so involved. • Nobody won the war.

  17. Citation • Petlinski, Jane. Pacemaker United States History . 3rd. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Globe Fearon , 2001 . • "ESPN ." 80-81 . 4.19.07 < >. • Schorr, Cy . talking interview. 4.16.2007.