International economic conference on stabilizing currency that was sabotaged by FDR
A series of laws enacted by Congress in the mid-1930s that attempted to prevent any American involvement in future overseas wars
Spanish Civil War
Conflict between the rebel Fascist forces of General Francisco Franco and the Loyalist government that severely tested US neutrality legislation
Roosevelt's 1937 speech that proposed strong US measures against overseas aggressors
European diplomatic conference in 1938 where Britain and France conceded to Hitler's demands for Czechoslovakia
Committee to Defend America by Aiding Allies
Leading US group advocation American support for Britain in the fight against Hitler
America First Committee
Leading isolationist group advocating that America focus on continental defense and non-involvement with the European war
Controversial 1941 law that made America the "arsenal of democracy" by providing supposedly temporary military material assistance to Britain
Communist nation invaded by Hitler in June 1941 that was also aided by American lend-lease
US-Britain agreement of August 1941 to promote democracy and establish a new international organization for peace
FDR's secretary of state, who promoted reciprocal trade agreements, especially with Latin America
Fanatical Fascist leader of Germany whose aggressions forced the US to abandon its neutrality
The lesser partner of the Rome-Berlin Axis who invaded Ethiopia and joined the war against France and Britain
Instigator of the 1934 Senate hearings that castigated WWI munitions manufacturers as "merchants of death"
Charles A Lindbergh
Leader of the "America First" organization and chief spokesman for the US isolationism
Dynamic dark horse Republican presidential nominee who attacked FDR only on domestic policy
Russian dictator who first helped Hitler destroy Poland before becoming a victim of Nazi aggression in 1941
FDR's refusal to support international economic cooperation in the 1930s deepened...
The worldwide Depression and aided the rise of Fascist dictators
Roosevelt's Good Neighbor policy brought...
New respect for the US and for democracy in Latin America
Bad memories of WWI and revelations about arms merchants promoted...
US isolationism and the passage of several Neutrality Acts in the mid-1930s
The US Neutrality Acts of the 1930s actually aided...
Fascist dictators in carrying out their aggressions in Ethiopia, Spain, and China
Japanese aggression against China in 1937 prompted FDR...
To make his "Quarantine Speech", proposing strong action against aggressors
Hitler's invasion of Poland caused...
The US to institute a "cash-and-carry" policy for providing aid to Britain
The fall of France in 1940 shocked...
The US into enact ion conscription and making the "destroyers-for-bases" deal
Willkie's support for FDR's pro-British foreign policy kept...
The 1940 presidential campaign form becoming a bitter national debate
The US embargo on oil and other supplies from Japan forced Japan...
To either accept US demands regarding China or go to war