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HATA-Chp 31

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mass withdrawals of funds from financial institutions
FDR
architect of the New Deal
October 29, 1929
date of the stock market crash
CCC
government program that employed people to plant trees, repair roads, fight forest fires, etc
unemployment
this averaged 25% during the Great Depression
inflation
raising prices, a certain amount of which in expected in every economy
F. Franco
fascist general in Spain
Mussolini
Il Duce; Italian fascist dictator; ordered a tax on single men to encourage marriage and repopulation
Weimar
city where post WWI German republic was created
Mein Kamf
Hitler's literary creation which outlined his views of politics, Anti-Semitism, etc
Munich Conference
conference between France, Britain, Italy and Germany in where they discussed what to do about Hitler and Mussolini's aggression
hyperinflation
a very rapid, large rise in the price level such that a nations currency loses its value
lebensraum
living space; Hitler's rationale for military aggression
causes of the depression
-use of credit
-inability to buy goods
-production cutbacks
-buying stock on credit
-the "crash"
-unemployment
coalition government
a government controlled by a temporary alliance of several political parties
Weimar Republic
Germany's new democratic government after WWI
Great Depression
the worldwide economic crisis; a rapid, prolonged, economic recline
New Deal
government reform projec designed to solve problems created by the Great Depression
Kellog-Briand Pact
agreement signed by almost every nation in the world renouncing war as an instrument of national policy
fascism
a militant political movement stressing loyalty to the state and obedience to its leader
Nazism
German branch of fascism
Hitler
leader of Nazi Party and Chancellor of Germany
Kristallnacht
Night of Broken Glass, night when the Nazis killed or injured many jews & destroyed many Jewish properties
Hitler Youth
Organizations set up under Hitler to train an educate German young people in Nazi beliefs
economic problems faced by Europe after WWI
-Inflation
-Depression
-Unemployment
-Destruction of property
-Trade disagreement
appeasement
the making of concessions to an agressor in order to avoid war
isolationism
the policy of avoiding political or military involvement with other countries
Third Reich
third German empire established by Hitler in the 1930s
The Sudetenland
the Western border regions of Czechoslovakia where many German speaking people lived
Neville Chamberlain
British Prime Minister at the Munich Conferance; appeaser