Access to History for the IB Diploma:. The Second World War by John Wright

By John Wright

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In 1934, the Reciprocal Trade Agreement Act was enacted. This was meant to decrease the high tariffs many nations had erected to protect their own industries. Roosevelt felt that if countries agreed to mutually lower tariffs on imported goods, all would benefit. The act was also an indication that Roosevelt and Congress hoped to repeal isolationist trade policies because they held back exports and they knew that the domestic market in the USA was not large enough to get people back to work and factories manufacturing again.

O’Callaghan, published by Longman, UK, 1966, page 96. This is not a fireside chat on war. It is a talk on national security … The people of Europe who are defending themselves do not ask us to do their fighting. They ask us for the implements of war, the planes, the tanks, the guns, the freighters which will enable them to fight for their liberty and for our security. Emphatically, we must get these weapons to them, get them to them in sufficient volume and quickly enough so that we and our children will be saved the agony and suffering of war which others have had to endure … We must be the great arsenal of democracy.

However, Japan’s aspirations in China conflicted with the open-door policy which sought to keep China’s natural resources and markets free from control by Japan or any other nation. Japan and Manchuria US anxieties about foreign influence in China increased in 1931 when Japan invaded the Chinese province of Manchuria. Within a year, Japan had captured and renamed it Manchukuo. The new name meant that it was the home of the Manchu people and was now the Manchu state. Manchukuo became a puppet state of Japan.

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