The world war ii home front1 the purpose of the study is to identify historic places that best represent the wartime mobilization that occurred in the united states and its territories and possessions between 1939 and 1945 to assist in identifying whether any of these places should be. The manhattan project was the codename for the secret us government research and engineering project during the second world war that developed the world’s first nuclear weapons president franklin roosevelt created a committee to look into the possibility of developing a nuclear weapon after he received a letter from nobel prize laureate albert einstein in october 1939. The manhattan project was the code name for the american-led effort to develop a functional atomic weapon during world war ii the controversial creation and eventual use of the atomic bomb. International organizations have come to play an increasingly important role in history there have associations appearing early in history the league failed in the face of fascism its successor was the united nations established after world war ii (1945) with photos and text.
After the students have experienced an in-depth look at the three different phases of women's efforts during the war, they will need to select their characters (ie one of the pictures of a woman during world war ii provided by the teacher) for their projects. The world war ii foundation is one of the world’s leading non-profit organizations committed to educating future generations about the personal stories of the wwii generation. After world war ii, the need for housing was at an unprecedented high the unite d’habitation in marseille , france was the first large scale project for the famed architect, le corbusier.
The fight against fascism during world war ii brought into focus the contradictions between america’s ideals of democracy and its treatment of racial minorities with the onset of the cold war, segregation and inequality within the us were brought into focus on the world stage, prompting federal and judicial action. Causes of world war ii  france, great britain, and the us had attained their wartime objectives in 1919 they had reduced germany to a military cipher and had reorganized europe and the world as they saw fit. Operation paperclip was a secret program of the joint intelligence objectives agency (jioa) largely carried out by special agents of army cic, in which more than 1,600 german scientists, engineers, and technicians, such as wernher von braun and his v-2 rocket team, were recruited, after the end of world war ii, in germany and taken to the us.
In 1946, after the end of world war ii, the allied occupation authorities ordered the zaibatsu dissolved stock owned by the parent companies was put up for sale, and individual companies of the zai batsu empires were freed from the control of parent companies. In the aftermath of world war ii, the victorious western countries forged institutions — nato, the european union, and the world trade organization — that aimed to keep the peace through. Fordham university provides links to documents relating to world war ii, including sections on the lead up to war, war in europe, war in asia, and after the war world war ii: documents the avalon project's collection of world war ii documents are available on this site, including british war blue book, japanese surrender documents, tripartite. World war 2 was a battle between two groups of countries – the “ allies ” and the “ axis “ the major allied powers were britain, france, russia, china and the united states.
The forerunner of the united nations was the league of nations, an organization conceived in similar circumstances during the first world war, and established in 1919 under the treaty of. Students are often required to write a paper on a topic as broad as world war ii, but you should know that the instructor will expect you to narrow your focus to a specific thesisthis is especially true if you are in high school or college narrow your focus by making a list of words, much like the list of words and phrases that are presented in bold type below. Start studying social studies learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools 31 during world war ii, the manhattan project was the name of the plan to (1) open a second front in europe it was used to finance rearmament after world war ii (2) it was denied to all former world war ii enemies.
Women were needed during the second world war and enjoyed doing men's work one lady wanted to continue with her crane driving job after the war but was not allowed however, after 1945 the soldiers were assured their old jobs were waiting for them and women were to return to being housewives. World war ii was the biggest story of the 20th century, and its aftermath continues to affect the world profoundly more than 65 years later (this entry is part 20 of a weekly 20-part.
After world war ii and during the early cold war, the adoption market globalized as wars, refugee migrations, famines, and other disasters made the plight of dependent and orphaned children abroad more visible to americans. World bank, in full world bank group, international organization affiliated with the united nations (un) and designed to finance projects that enhance the economic development of member states headquartered in washington, dc , the bank is the largest source of financial assistance to developing countries. Washington was even instrumental in the creation of two of the most important ios ever: the league of nations founded in 1919 after world war i and the united nations established in 1945 at the end of world war ii.