The Second World War and the Americas 1933-45

The Second World War and the Americas 1933-45

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 190 x 245 x 14mm | 534g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour photos and artwork
  • 144415656X
  • 9781444156560
  • 1,155,487

Table of contents

Introduction 1 What you will study 2 How you will be assessed 3 About the book Chapter 1 The Americas from peace to the Depression 1919-32 1 US involvement and isolation 2 The USA and the global economy in the 1920s Chapter 2 Hemispheric reactions to the events in Europe and Asia 1933-41 1 US foreign policy in the 1930s: the 'Good Neighbor' policy 2 The USA's policy of neutrality 3 The USA and Japan in the 1930s 4 Key debate: To what extent was Roosevelt's foreign policy isolationist during the 1930s? 5 The US response to the European was 1939-40 6 The 1940 presidential election 7 The US Navy Examination advice and practice Chapter 3 The military role of the USA during the Second World War 1 The USA and Japan 1939-41 2 The USA and the Pacific War 3 Key debate: Why did President Truman decide to use the atomic bomb? 4 The USA and the war against Hitler Examination advice and practice Chapter 4 The diplomatic role of the USA in the Second World War 1941-5 1 The first Allied conferences: Washington 1941 to Quebec 1943 2 The Tehran Conference and its aftermath 3 The Yalta Conference, 4-11 February 1945 4 The Potsdam Conference, 17 July to 2 August 1945 5 US-Latin American relations during the Second World War Examination advice and practice Chapter 5 The military and diplomatic roles of Canada and Brazil in the Second World War 1 Canada's military role in the Second World War 2 Canada's diplomatic role in the Second World War 3 Brazil, Mexico and Argentina's role in the Second World War Chapter 6 The social impact of the Second World War on the USA 1 The impact of the war on Japanese Americans and Japanese Canadians 2 The impact of the war on other minority groups 3 The impact of the war on women 4 The impact of the war on African Americans 5 The impact of the war on civil rights 6 The impact of the war on everyday life Examination advice and practice Chapter 7 Reaction to the Holocaust in the Americas 1 The US reaction to Nazi anti-Jewish policies during the 1930s 2 The SS St Louis case 3 The US reaction to Nazi policies during the war 4 Key debate: To what extent did Roosevelt attempt to save European Jews during the Second World War? 5 Latin America, Canada and the Holocaust Chapter 8 Technological developments and the beginning of the atomic age 1 The impact of the war on military technology 2 The war and changes in US industry and technology 3 Medicine and the war Chapter 9 The economic and diplomatic effects of the Second World War on the Americas 1 The economic effects of the Second World War 2 The problems of the US economy after 1945 3 US and Soviet relations during the war 4 Brazil and the Second World War 5 Canada and the Second World War Examination advice and practice Timeline Glossary Further reading Internal assessment
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