U.S. Goes to War Poster

You are to create a timeline/comic strip  that show how the U.S. moved from a position of neutrality to becoming one of the waring nations in WWII.  The timeline/comic strip should show the progression of increasing U.S. non-military involvment in the form of aid to the allied nations (primarily Great Britain and the U.S.S.R).  Also, include in your timeline/comic strip any forms of opposition to U.S. involvement in WWII that came from within the U.S.  Your timeline/comic strip should conclude with the attack on Pearl Harbor and the U.S. declaration of war.

Use Chapter 17, Section 4 to find information for your poster.  On the front side of your poster, you will draw a picture that represents eacn of the items below.  On the back side, you should provide a short written response describing each item.  The following items should be included:

  • Neutrality Act of 1935
  • Neutrality Act of 1936 
  • Neutrality Act of 1937 (Cash and Carry)
  • Beginning of WWII (Germany invades Poland--1939)
  • America First Committee
  • Lend-Lease Act
  • Attack on Pearl Harbor
  • U.S. Official Declaration of War