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The league of nations

in Geneva , Switzerland because it's neutral. Has three options if a depute came up.

The league of nations

Call in the nations that are having a problem and discuss what happens

The league of nations

Could impose economic sanctions (fines, boycotting goods and embargoes)

The league of nations

impose physical sanctions (military force)

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Russia- didn't go to The League Of Nation because of revolution

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Germany- Because of World War One

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United States- because our congress didn't approve of getting involved.

ISOLATIONISM

policy of a country to not enter alliances, not have financial commitment and not have international agreements.

The league of nations

At times the League was successful and then other times they completely failed
The best thing was their Social Policy

Social Policy

go in and help to take care of disease.

Causes

1. Treaty of Versailles

Causes

Wilson wants it all based on the 14 points

Causes

France wants the treaty on revenge

Causes

Great Britain's minster likes the 14 points but sides with France because his people liked what France says

Causes

Germany thinks that the treaty will be based on the 14 points, but it isn't and they are shocked.
Four points

Causes

Germany accepts the blame

Causes

Germany has to pay for the financial damage

Causes

Germany is disarmed they only have a small army and six ships

Causes

Germany couldn't have their army in Rhineland that borders France

Causes

Land was taken away from Germany

Causes

Anschluss- could never take back Austria. German unification with Austria

Germans are extremely unhappy with the Treaty, they are poor, starving and then the want a new leader.

Causes

Hitler comes to power because they want hope

Causes

2. Hitlers Actions

Causes

Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany in 1933 and almost immediately starts to secretively militarizing. France and Great Britain turn a blind eye because they want Germany to be more beefed up to stop Russia from communism

Causes

1936- troops enter the Rhineland from Hitler. France and Great Britain turn a blind eye because they are weak.

Causes

1936- Hitler makes alliances with Japan and Italy

Causes

1938- German Troops go into Austria and rig a vote so that they would want to go with Germany. Austria reaches to France and Great Britain but they turn a blind eye to it. Then Hitler demands the Sudetenland, which is in Czechoslovakia.

Causes

Hitler gets together the Munich agreement, (Czechoslovakia wasn't invited) where Germany, Great Britain , France, Italy in 1938 and they work out the agreement that Hitler wouldn't take anything else

Causes

3. Failure of Appeasement
Appeasement- giving into someone provided that their demands seem reasonable

Causes

4. Failure of the league of nations

Four main problems that they had

That they are missing a lot of countries, even if they were members they start to leave the League

Four main problems that they had

For the most part they have no power

Four main problems that they had

There isn't an army

Four main problems that they had

They meet only four times a year

The Start of the War

January 1934- nonaggression pact made between Germany and Poland

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January 1939- Germany signs German Soviet pack with Russia.

The Start of the War

Demarcation- a line to mark the boundaries of something, Germans split up Poland with Russia.

The Start of the War

Half of the Bug River then Russia gets the other side(east)

The Start of the War

September 1st, 1939- rolls into Poland with 2,000 tanks and 1,000 Air Craft

The Start of the War

Great Britain and France declare war on Germany on September 1, 1939

The Start of the War

Warsaw surrenders on September 27, 1939 (Capital of Poland)

The Start of the War

Blitzkrieg (lighting War)- Germany uses this tactic,

The Start of the War

In parts of Poland that were once part of the Germany become once again part of the German Empire.

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Warsaw and Krakow become a general government- governed by a civilian who was a Nazi.

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Ghetto- a section of a city where all Jews were required to live.

The Start of the War

Russia goes into Poland right after Germany does

The Start of the War

November 30 1939 to March 12 1940- soviets invade Finland (Winter War) Russians massively out powered the Fins

The Start of the War

April 9th to June 9th, 1940- Germany invades Denmark and Norway, Denmark surrenders immediately and Norway holds out til June.

The Start of the War

May 10th to June 22nd, 1940- Germany attacks Luxembourg, Netherlands, Belgium

The Start of the War

Luxembourg immediately falls, the 14th Netherlands falls, Belgium 28th of May, then on June 22 France signs a Armistice.

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