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ISOLATIONISM
Policy of Isolationism
In the 1920s US helped Europe recover from WW1 by lending money and taking lead in
disarmament meetings (to prevent future war)
The great depression brought America to isolationism as they needed to redevelop their
economic state
Increasing involvement in world affairs
· Good Neighbour Policy…

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INTERVENTIONISM
Pearl Harbour ­ America enters WW2
· 7 December 1941 ­ Japanese force attacked US naval fleet at Pearl Harbour (Hawaii)
· US intelligence worked out Japanese movements but failed to warn Pearl Harbour in time
· US declared war on Japan with UK
· Germany & Italy helped…

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· Japan's industry was destroyed with the A-Bombs
· Key navel victories gave US control of sea and air
· Bombing of Japan's cities

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ISOLATIONISM
Policy of Isolationism
In the 1920s US helped Europe recover from WW1 by lending money and taking lead in
disarmament meetings (to prevent future war)
The great depression brought America to isolationism as they needed to redevelop their
economic state
Increasing involvement in world affairs
· Good Neighbour Policy…

Page 3

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INTERVENTIONISM
Pearl Harbour ­ America enters WW2
· 7 December 1941 ­ Japanese force attacked US naval fleet at Pearl Harbour (Hawaii)
· US intelligence worked out Japanese movements but failed to warn Pearl Harbour in time
· US declared war on Japan with UK
· Germany & Italy helped…

Page 5

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· Japan's industry was destroyed with the A-Bombs
· Key navel victories gave US control of sea and air
· Bombing of Japan's cities

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