A system of government characterized by strict social and economic control and a strong, centralized government usually headed by a dictator. First found in Italy by Mussolini.
This dictator was the leader of the Nazi Party. He believed that strong leadership was required to save Germanic society, which was at risk due to Jewish, socialist, democratic, and liberal forces, accoriding to him.
Adolf Hitler used fascism to create this type of government based on totalitarian ideas and was used to unite Germany during the 1930s.
A noted British statesman who led Britain throughout most of World War II and along with Roosevelt planned many allied campaigns. He predicted an iron curtain that would separate Communist Europe from the rest of the West.
practice of giving in to an aggressor nation's demands in order to keep peace
Charles de Gaulle
French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile
A methodical plan orchestrated by Hitler to ensure German supremacy. It called for the elimination of Jews, so ( alnon-conformists, homosexuals, non-Aryans, and mentally and physically disabled.)
(Night of the Broken Glass) November 9, 1938, when mobs throughout Germany destroyed Jewish property and terrorized Jews.
systematic killing of a racial or cultural group
in World War II, the nations of Germany, Italy, and Japan, which had formed an alliance in 1936.
in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers