This is one way the Great Depression affected the world economy.
American banks demanded prepayment of foreign loans.
The youth in Italy and Germany under a fascist government were taught what?
strict military discipline
In West Germany democratic elections were allowed. What happened in East Germany?
It fell to communism
Why did Truman decide to drop the atomic bomb on Japan
An invasion of Japan would result in an enormous loss of life.
The Treaty of Versailles after World War I helped lay the foundation of ___________ because of the harsh conditions it imposed
the rise of fascism in Germany
The rise of totalitarian governments in Germany, Italy, and Spain in the 1920's and 1930's, was largely due to
severe economic and social problems that arose in Europe after World War I.
Fascism is a system of government marked by centralization of authority under a dictator, stringent socioeconomic controls, suppression of the opposition through terror and censorship, and typically a policy of belligerent nationalism and racism. Fascism in Europe during the 1920's and 1930's is best described as
a form of totalitarianism that glorified the state above the individual
Just before and during World War II, the governments needed many raw materials. Consumers say the availability of products decline. This led to
After WWI, Germany was made to accept full responsibillity for beginning the war. lost large amounts of land and had to pay reparations. This humiliation led to a rise in Nazi programs. Why did the Nazi programs and policies in the early 1930's appeal to so many people in Germany?
the people were frustrated with their current economic and political situation
Totalitarian governments use terror and violence in an attempt to control all aspects of the lives of the citizens. During the mid-1930's, what characteristic was common to Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany,m and Communist Russia?
one-party system that denied basic human rights
Fascist governments of Benito Mussolini and Adolph Hitler came into power in Italy and Germany. One reason these governments came into being was that
these countries faced economic and political difficulties
How did the Treaty of Versailles establish conditions that led to the outbreak of World War II?
It imposed harsh reparations payments on Germany, which led to economic and political instability
The fasciest regimes bombarded men, women and children with slogans and propaganda that glorified
the government and its leaders
Fascism and communism have one element in common. What is it?
dictators who imposed totalitarian governments
How would you describe the Holocaust that occurred during WWII?
The Germans pursued a policy of exterminating millions of European Jews and others.
The women's "true profession" was considered to be ___________ under the fascist governments.