Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940 - An End to Isolation Summary & Analysis

William E. Leuchtenburg
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An End to Isolation Summary and Analysis

The Nazis invaded Denmark on April 9, 1940 and had control of the country within a few hours. A few weeks later they took Norway and moved through Europe. France capitulated to the Germans on June 22, 1940. America stepped up their armaments production. They hadn't moved into Great Britain, but Hitler told the Latin American governments that Britain would fall by autumn. Events continued to worsen in the world and the Burke-Wadsworth bill was passed by Congress on October 16. This required men between twenty-one and thirty-five to register for the draft.

Japanese militancy continued as they invaded Indochina. This caused Roosevelt to impose a trade embargo on September 26. The next day Japan signed an alliance with the Rome-Berlin Axis. This was called the Tripartite Pact. "There was not only one war, Roosevelt concluded, and the democracies had to...

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