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E-Learning World History Extended DBQ: World War II -- Causes and Development

An Overview -- World War II -- Causes and Development

QUESTION: What factors contributed to World War II and how did it develop?

Read the overview article and complete the graphic organizer to get background information about your topic and to help you write your introductory paragraph. 

Document #1 -- Origins of the War

Document #2 -- On the Battlefield

Document #3 -- D-Day and the War's End

Chicago Style Citations

Document #1: 

Jackson, Kenneth T., and The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History via
     Newsela. "WWII Part One: Origins of the War." Newsela. Last modified
     January 3, 2017. Accessed May 6, 2020. https://hfhs-hf233.libguides.com/
     ld.php?content_id=54154894.

Document #2: 

Jackson, Kenneth T., and The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History via
     Newsela. "WWII Part Three: On the Battlefield." Newsela. Last modified
     January 5, 2017. Accessed May 6, 2020. https://hfhs-hf233.libguides.com/
     ld.php?content_id=54154894.

Document #3: 

Jackson, Kenneth T., and The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History via
     Newsela. "WWII Part Four: D-Day and the War's End." Newsela. Last modified
     January 6, 2017. Accessed May 6, 2020. https://hfhs-hf233.libguides.com/
     ld.php?content_id=54154894.