Many countries were involved in World War II, including Germany, Italy, Japan, Great Britain, Russia, the United States, China, and many others. By the end of this WebQuest you will have learned about why the U.S. entered the war, the difference between the Allied and Axis Powers, the home front in America, the location of countries involved in the war, and the affects that World War II had on the U.S. economy. This unit lesson on World War II will take five class periods in which we will progress through the WebQuest completing one topic per day. You will have a chance to research each topic, navigate various websites, listen to an audio speech, and view videos that are relevant to each topic. This lesson should give you a thorough understanding of how World War II affected the United States as well as the World.