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  1. During the 1920s the United States
    unofficially worked with the League of Nations
  2. The agreements at the Washington Naval Conference were
    ineffective because they were unenforceable
  3. The "good neighbor policy" involved
    FDR and Latin America.
  4. The Nye Committee investigations seemed to prove that
    the United States entered World War I to permit the munitions manufacturers to make greater profits.
  5. In 1938, the Ludlow Amendment
    required a referendum on a declaration of war.
  6. Roosevelt decided Hitler had to be stopped after
    the Battle of Britain in 1940.
  7. The Neutrality Act of 1939
    kept U.S. ships from war zones but approved cash-and-carry trade even for arms.
  8. In the summer of 1940
    the United States and Britain swapped destroyers for naval and air bases Congress appropriated $4 billion for a two-ocean navy.  the first peacetime draft became law.
  9. Lend-Lease was part of the United States' policy aimed at
    becoming the arsenal of democracy
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From isolation to global war