system of government where a dictator has almost absolute power
name given to Mussolini's followers in Italy
African country invaded by Italy
Country invaded by Japan in 1937
What the Neutrality Acts prohibited the U.S. from selling these to nations at war
Name for the alliance of Germany, Italy, and Japan
Policy of giving in to an aggressor to preserve peace as France and Britain did with Hitler in 1938
Country Hitler and Stalin agreed to divide between them after they signed a nonagression pact with each other
Name for alliance of England and France
German word for "lighting war"
Germany's attempt to defeat the British Royal Airforce
Battle of Britain
Enabled the U.S. to "loan" weapons and other war supplies to the Allies while still remaining neutral
Document drawn up by Roosevelt and Churchill to "define sides" before U.S. involvement
Conditions in Germany which contributed to Hitler's rise
bitterness over previous defeat, resentment over term os Treaty of Versailles,"war guilt", reparations, severe economic depression, and extreme patriotism of the people
My struggle. "The Nazi Bible"
The Third Reich
"The Third Empire" - the government of the Nazi party.
laws severely restricting the rights and movement of Jews in Germany.
Charismatic characteristics that allow dictator's to seize power
Cult of Personality
What does Kristallnacht mean?
Night of broken glass
Types of people targeted by the Nazis
Jews, Gypsies, Communists, intellectuals, handicapped, elderly, homosexuals, and anti-Nazis
Blue eyes, blond hair, and a good stature
someone punished for the errors of others
Russia (type of government)
Italy (type of government)
Germany (type of government)
Civilians managed to get the whole British army to the other side of the English Channel
base in Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, which angered America into entering the war
Practiced by the U.S. prior to Pearl Harbor. We saw no need to get involved.
Need for more "stuff". Reason behind most of the aggressive tactics leading to World War 2.
Hitler's Aryan race is an example of this
England and France appease HItler hoping to avoid all out war. Let him keep Austria and the Sudentenland.
First "victim" of Hitler's aggression.
secret agreement between Hitler and Stalin not to attack each other and to share Poland.
Hitler, Mussolini, Tojo
New Dictators that seize power in Europe prior to 1938