Covers America's involvement in the Second World War. Starts with US isolationism in the 1930s and gives reasons the US started to move away from isolationism. Includes reasons Germany, Italy, and Japan were aggressive in the 1930s. America's response to German and Japanese aggression, Pearl Harbor, and the war's impact on the US homefront discussed in detail (economic and social impact). Turning points of war in Europe and Pacific, as well as dropping of atomic bomb are included. Video suggestions from The Century: America's Time with Peter Jennings are included in presentation. All slides are in question and answer format.