Chapter 24 World War Looms
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Fascist dictator of Italy (1922-1943). He led Italy to conquer Ethiopia (1935), joined Germany in the Axis pact (1936), and allied Italy with Germany in World War II. He was overthrown in 1943 when the Allies invaded Italy. (p. 786)
Fascist leader of the Spanish revolution, helped by Hitler and Mussolini
A system of government characterized by strict social and economic control and a strong, centralized government usually headed by a dictator. First found in Italy by Mussolini.
The fascist policies of the National Socialist German Workers' party, based on totalitarianism, a belief in racial superiority, and state control of industry.
The principle of complete and unrestricted power in government
Book writen by Hitler where he outlines his beliefs: Germans are a superior race, The Treaty of Versailles treated Germany unfairly and that a crowded Germany needed the lands of Eastern Europe and Russia
German word for leader, used to describe Hitler in the Nazi Party.
Literally, The Leader. This was Musolini's title in Fascist Italy
German "lightning warfare." Characterized by highly mobility and concentrated forces at point of attack.
The idea that Britain could pacify Germany and make sure there was no war at any cost.
The Nazi program of exterminating Jews under Hitler