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Seeking to withdraw from overseas commitments and colonial expense, the United States in 1934
promised future independence to
The immediate response of most Americans to the rise of the Fascist dictators Mussolini and
The effect ofthe strict American arms embargo during the civil war between the Loyalist Spanish
government and Franco's Fascist rebels was
The policy ofappeasing the Fascist dictators reached its low point in 1938 when Britain and
France sold out Czechoslovakia to Hitler in the conference at
The fwin events that precipitated the reversal of American policy from neutralify to active. though
nonbelligerent, support ofthe Allied cause were
In the campaign of 1940, the Republican nominee Willkie essentially agreed with Roosevelt on
the issue of
FDR's repudiation of Theodore Roosevelt's Corotlary to the Monroe Doctrine,
stating his intention to work cooperatively with Latin American nattons
A series of laws enacted by Congress in the mid-1930s that attempted to
prevent any American involvement in future overseas wars
Conflict between the rebel Fascist forces of General Francisco Franco and the
Loyalist government that severely tested U.S. neutrality legislation
European diplomatic conference in 1938 where Britain and France conceded to
Hitler's demands for Czechoslovakia
Leading isolationist group advocating that America focus on continental
defense and non-involvement with the European war
Controversial l94l law that made America the
providing supposedly temporary military material assistance to Britain
U-S.-British agreement of August I 941 to promote democracy and establish a
new international organization for peace
U.S, destroyer sunk by German submarines offthe coast oflceland in October
l94l, with the loss ofover a hundred men
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