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World History chapter 19 (1)

Adolf Hitler
Believed that Germans belonged to a so-called Aryan race, superior to all others
Hitler's Plan
Conquer Soviet Union, resettle German peasants there and use the Slavic people as slave labor to build the Third Reich
Part of Germany, it was a demilitarized area; Hitler sent troops in
area not permitted to have weapons or fortifications
satisfying reasonable demands of dissatisfied powers to achieve stability/peace
Benito Mussolini
Dreamed of a new Roman Empire, invaded Ethiopia, sent troops to Spain
Rome-Berlin Axis
Agreement between Italy and Germany recognizing their common political and economic interests
Anti-Comintern Pact
Germany and Japan, promising a common front against communist
Union with Austrasia. Threatened with invasion forced annexation
an area un northwestern Czechoslovakia inhabited largely by Germans (Hitler demanded that Germany he given the area)
Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact
Soviet Union and Germany agreed not to attack each other; gave Hitler freedom to attack Poland
Start of World War I
September 1, 1939, Germany attacks Poland, 2 days later Britain and France declare war on Germany
Mukden incident
1931 Japanese soldiers disguised as Chinese attack a Japanese Railway; use this as an excuse
Formally known as Manchuria, Japanese control
Chiang Kai-shek
Tried to avoid conflict with japan, greater threat from the Communist
. The New Asian Order
Japan attempt to control Asia and teach Asians how to modernize
Restrictions intended to enforce international law