World war 2 vocabulary!
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a leader who controls their nation by force
government characterized by militarism and racism
hatred of the jewish people
leaders that crush all opposition and try to totally control all areas of society.
giving into one demands
British and French leaders appease Hitler by giving him the Sudetenland
giving up military weapons (what Germany had to do at the end of WW1 as part of the treaty or versailles).
"lightning war"Germany used this to take to Poland.Fast,destructive strategy
National Socialist Germany Workers party,Which controlled Germany from 1933 to 1945 under Hitler and advocated totalitarian territorial and anti-semitism.
Benito Mussolini II
Duce(the leader),used fascism to rule Italy and vowed to re
in the late 1920's,after lenin's death stalin rose to power as the communist leaser of the soviet union.He used force to obtain obedience (control) from his people; Stalin sent millions of rivals (those who are not communist) to labor camps.
Adolf Hitler was a German Politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party,Chancellor of Germany 1933 to 1945 and FÜHRER of Nazi Germany from 1934-1945
Was the 32nd president of the United States,was elected for 4 terms and died in office. He led the nation through the Great depression and tried to keep us out of WW2.After the attack on Pearl Harbor the United States joined Allied Forces.
33rd president of the United States, (1945-53,served briefly as vice president before he succeeded to the presidency on April 12,1845 with the death of FDR. He was president for the final months of the WW2 ,making the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
After becoming Prime-minister in 1940,he helped lead a successful Allied strategy with the US AND Russia during WW2 to defeat the Axis powers and crafted Post war peace
Prime minister of the UK from 1937 from 1940,known for his appeasement policy and signing of the the Munich Agreement in 1938, conceding the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia to Germany. When Adolf Hitler later invaded Poland,the UK and declared war on Germany on September,3, 1939 and Chamberlin led briton through the first eight months of the World war 2.
The General and Dictator Francisco Franco (1892-1975) ruled over Spain from 1939 until his death. He rose to power during the bloody Spanish war when, with the help of the Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy,his nationalist forces over threw the democratically elected second republic.
was WW2 wartime leader of japan Military
and government .He pushed for alliance with Germany and Italy and he supported the formation of a broad political front of national unity. In October of 1941 he became prime - minister
Japan was a ultra nationalistic and militaristic. During WW2 (1939-45) Japan attacked nearly all of its Asian neibors allied itself with the Nazi Germany and launched a surprise assault on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor.