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tools of totalitarianism
propaganda thru new technology and mass communication, censorship, indoctrination
a political system headed by a dictator that calls for extreme nationalism and racism and no tolerance of opposition
fascist leader of Italy in 1919, got support from promising to suppress strikes and communism.
totalitarianism politician, proposed 5 year plan, collectivization of agriculture, "liquidated" kulaks
5 year plans
rapid transformation from ag to industrial nation, focus on heavy industry, lowered wages, bad for kulaks
How Hitler rises to power
fought WWI; joined German Workers Party; sent to jail and wrote Mein Kampf; germ was in econ depression and he spoke of greatness; enabling law
Main ideas of Mein Kampf
Germ should be ruled by single party with a leader; they should rearm and address injustices of versailles; conquer slavic people to gain land; Arayan race; condemned jews
Why people supported Hitler
Germ was in an economic depression; he spoke of greatness form humiliation; blamed jews for everything; good public speaker
treaty of versailles
angered and humiliated Germ; didn't significantly shrink germ; League of nations had no power controlling totalitarian regimes
policy of Appeasement
settling international disputes by settling grievances thru negotiation and compromise; based on belief that the unhappy nation would then be happy and peaceful; policy of Prime Minister Neville Chamverlain
Path to war
annexation of austria; munich conference; march into prague taking over the czechs; invasion of poland
Nazi Anti-semetic Legislation 1938
identification laws to make names more Jewish; carry ID cards and passport stamped with a "J"; jewish children banned from state-run schools
Reasons for Cold War
different ideologies; capitalism vs communism; democracy vs dictatorship; freedom vs state controls
post war USSR goals
spread gvt; control Eastern Europe as a buffer to counter power of US; keep Germ divided and weak
Germany divided into 4 sections to be ruled by GB, US, French, Russia; berlin also divided; Stalin was unhappy
economic unity; common and foreign security policy; police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters
arms limitation; allowed greater autonomy for satellite states; not sending in troops
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