Conflicts Between The USAd Japan In The 1930's

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Franklin D. Roosevelt wanted the United States to remain neutral in the 1930’s. Japan and the U.S. had conflicts from the past that the Japanese never let go of. They wanted to make sure that they were not being threatened so they attacked the U.S.. Germany sided with Japan during the time of World War II so they declared war on the United States. The United States had no choice but to enter World War II because Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and invaded China, which was America’s alley at the time, and Germany declared war against them. The Japanese attacked China when it was weak. They invaded Manchuria on September 18th, 1931. China was going through a depression, like the United States, so they were an easy target for the Japanese. During this time, Russia is a strong alley with China and so they are outraged at the attacks against China. The United States was an alley with Russia so therefore, they wanted to protect China as well. The U.S. was upset at the threat to their allies but they also realized that the Japanese were violating the Kellogg-Briand Pact of 1928. Resulting from this, the U.S. threatens that if Japan does not leave China, they will have no choice but to stop trading oil with them. Japan declined the threat and continued to take over…show more content…
The U.S. Navy was already attacking German boats. Hitler despised President Roosevelt because he had attacked his Nazi ideology in the past. Hitler believed that Japan was a strong power and that once they took over the United States, it would help Germany take over Russia. Because of these ideas from Hitler, Germany declared war against the United States. Hitler argued that the failure of the New Deal was the cause of the war. The hostility between Germany and the United States caused them to go to war against each other. Once Hitler declared war for Germany, the U.S. had to fight back to protect
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