Identify the causes for american involvement in the war

Identify the causes for american involvement in the war

Assignment – Part One 1000 Word Paper AND Part Two 6 Slide PowerPoint Presentation

World War II left no country untouched. The fighting left whole continents battered and devastated. Cities were flattened, and hundreds of thousands were displaced from their homes. Some 49 million people died in World War II, including 400,000 American soldiers. Another 11 million, including 6 million Jews, were killed in German concentration camps. Battles took place in nearly every corner of the globe. Soldiers fought on beaches, in jungles, and along rivers and campaigns for dominance stretched across the globe, with eventual victory by the Allies.

Part 1: The Military Experience

Write a 1,000-word (minimum) paper that provides a comprehensive view of the American military experience during World War II. The paper should do the following:

Identify the causes for American involvement in the war and the circumstances leading to that involvement.

Analyze each of the following military campaigns, including two to three of the related subtopics, the results of the campaign, and overall success for the Allies.

Emphasize the role of American troops in each campaign.

North African Campaign


Operation Torch

Vichy position

Rommel and Von Amim in North Africa

Patton and Bradley in North Africa

Rommel withdraws from El Agheila

Battle of El Guettar


Italian Campaign


Casablanca Conference

Operation Husky

Fall of Messina


Landing at Anzio

Fall of Rome

Mussolini’s surrender


Include maps, quotes, or statistics as appropriate.

Format your paper according to appropriate course level APA guidelines.

Part 2: The Home Experience

Create a 6-slide presentation (minimum) using Microsoft® PowerPoint® that provides a comprehensive view of the American home front during World War II. Include the following:

The economic characteristics, such as tax policies, industrial production, employment, and manufacturing

The political characteristics, such as the evolution of America from isolationism to limited support to full engagement in the war, and how the branches of government worked together to form a cohesive war strategy

The social characteristics, such as opportunities for women and minorities, internment of Japanese Americans, demographic shifts, leisure activities, and others

Include photographs, maps, quotes, or statistics, as appropriate to highlight your information.

Cite your reference sources according to appropriate course level APA guidelines.

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