1937-1945 World War II U.S. Department of Seal
Department of State
1776-1783
1784-1800
1801-1829
1830-1860
1861-1865
1866-1913
1914-1920
1921-1936
1937-1945
1946-1968
1969-1989
IMage of Franklin Delanore Roosevelt   |
Wartime Conference
| The first involvement of the United States in the wartime conferences between the Allied nations opposing the Axis powers actually occurred before the nation formally entered World War II.
Go
  |
World War II
1937-1945

United States enters another World War, plays a key role in planning for a post-war world, and helps create the United Nations.

|
United Nations
| On January 1, 1942, representatives of 26 nations at war with the Axis powers met in Washington to sign the Declaration of the United Nations endorsing the Atlantic Charter, pledging to use their full resources against the Axis and agreeing not to make a separate peace.
Go
 
1776, 1784, 1801, 1830, 1861, 1866, 1914, 1921, 1937, 1946, 1969