An African American athelet that went to the Olympics. He got gold medals in the 100 and 200 meter dashes, long jump, and a relay. He was living proof that hitlier's view on race were wrong.
Problems with WWI Peace Agreements
The Treaty of Versailles brought the war to an end. European countries wanted to weaken Germeny with the treaty. They felt that it was not harsh enough on the Germans.
Rise of Hitler
Hitler hated the Treaty of Versailles, so he joined the Nazis party and found his talent for public speaking.
Mussolini and Fascism
Mussolini was part of the Socialist party in Italy. He supported Italy's entry into WWI. He strongly opposed socialism and communism.
Facism was a system of government that stressed the glory of the state.
He wanted the USSR to modernize fast, so they could make uo for the lost time. His name means "man of steal".
Spanish Civil War
in 1936 they went into a civil war. This brough intrest from many other countries. The fighting was very brutal and bloody. Spain came under control of a Fascist dictator in 1939.
Its industilization and militariation lead to it becoming a world power. IThey became part of the Axis powers along with Italy and Germany.
Satisfying the demands of dissatisfied powers in an effort to maintain peace and stability.
British statesman and leader during World War II
1. withdraw from league of nations/ end reparation payments. 2. beginning of german rearmanment. 3. reoccupy rhineland. 4. rome-berlin axis formed - alliance btwn italy and germany. 5. annexation of austria. 6. munich conference/annexation of sudetenland.
"Lighting war", typed of fast-moving warfare used by German forces against Poland n 1939
Germany, Italy, and Japan