This engaging 175 slide PowerPoint presentation covers the United States in World War II. 21 pages of visually appealing guided notes help students follow along with the presentation. Digital versions for remote learners are also included to make your life easier!
This resource covers:
U.S. Foreign Policy before war
Election of 1940
U.S. while Europe is at war
Cash & Carry
Destroyers for Bases Deal
Attack on Pearl Harbor
War at Home (government agencies, rationing, financing the war)
U.S. goes to war (Selective Service Act, WAAC, Tuskegee Airmen, 442nd Regional Combat Team)
Executive Order 9066
Korematsu v. U.S.
German & Japanese attacks on U.S.
Women got to Work (Rosie the Riveter)
Executive Order 8802
Smith v. Allwright
Zoot Suit Riot
Allied military leaders
Code Breaking (Navajo Code Talkers, Enigma)
Bataan Death March
Battle of Coral Sea
Battle of Midway
Battles of Guadalcanal
2nd Battle of El Alamein
USSR & the Eastern Front
Invasion of Italy
Liberation of Rome
Paris & Eastern Europe
V-1 & V-2 Rockets
Election of 1944
Battle of the Bulge
Truman becomes President
Battles of Iwo Jima & Okinawa
Fire bombing Tokyo
Hiroshima & Nagasaki
*This PowerPoint gives an overview of a lot of topics. If you would like more details on the Holocaust or D-Day, you might like The Holocaust PowerPoint and Guided Notes and D-Day PowerPoint and Guided Notes.
What’s included in the download:
*Editable PowerPoint presentation (175 slides, most text is editable but the images are not)
*Google Slides presentation version (175 slides, most text is editable but the images are not)
*PDF Guided Notes (21 pages, not editable)
*PDF Guided Notes key (21 pages, not editable)
*Editable Guided Notes (21 pages, created in PowerPoint without the fancy clip art and fonts)
*Fillable PDF Guided Notes (21 pages, students type into text boxes, not editable in Adobe)
*Google Slides Guided Notes (21 pages, students type into text boxes, not editable in Slides)
**This zip file contains PDFs and PowerPoint files. Some of these files are editable, but even once edited, they are considered derivative works and are only for your personal classroom use and may not be shared without the purchase of additional licenses and may not be sold.**
This download contains files that may be printed and copied or used digitally. Use whichever version fit best with your class. The other version remain yours in case you ever need to use them (in case your school makes the jump to 1:1 classes sometime in the future or if you have a student whose IEP requires a hard copy of assignments instead of digital ones).
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