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in what countries did the authoritarian leaders come to power and who were they?
Soviet Union-Joseph Stalin
What did Hitler offer Germany and what did he become?
economic stability to unemployed Germans during the Great Depression and becomes chancellor in 1933.
When did Mussolini rise to power and what did he attempt do?
he rose to power in 1922 and attempted to restore Italy to its former positions as a world power
What did Franco do and when did he rise to power?
he leads the Rebel Nationalists army to victory in Spain and giant complete control of the country in 1930.
Who was Tojo and what happened to him?
he was the force behind japanese strategy, becomes Japan'sprime minister in 1941, Emperor Hirohito becomes powerless
What does Stalin do to the Soviet Union?
He grabs control of the Soviet Union in 1924 and squelches all opposition after V.I. Lenin, founder of the communist regime, dies
Why did japan expand?
Small country did not have the national resources needed to supply modern industry and was forced to import these materials. to get the natural resources needed to support its growing population Japanese leaders decided expand.
Which European countries were aggressors?
Italy, Germany, and Japan (the Axis Powers)
Which European countries did Germany Invade?
Czechoslovakia, Austria, Poland, Danmark, Norway,Belgium, Netherlands, France, Britain, Soviet Union, and Italy
What were Germany's location advantages?
it was hard for the allies to get to them(allies had to cross a river;Americans had to cross the Rhine)
How do you think the blitz affected civilian morale in London
The morale in London decreased
How did German Blitzreig táctica rely on military technology?
they required a concentration of offensive weapons like tanks, planes ,and artillery along a narrow front
what does the kneeling figure fear will happen to America if uncle Sam gets involved?
Kneeling figure is Lady Liberty (people) speaking to Uncle Sam (U.S. gov't)
Just like the republics in Europe, U.S. can fall to totalitarian regimes too if it gets involved and loses.
What U.S. policy does the cartoon support?
which countries had japan invaded by 1941?
French, Indochina, Thailand, China,and Manchuria
what might have the navy done differently to minimize the damage from surprise attack?
spread out the ships more (not protecting just the northland south regions
why was japans attack on pearl harbor do devastating?
there were no unified commands and defenses were not put into place. Japanese were able to approach pearl harbor without warning and without being detected
a series of laws enacted in 1935-1936 to prevent US arms sales and loans to nations at war
the groups of nations including Germany, Italy, and Japan that opposed the allies in WWII
In WWII the chief powers were Great Britain, France(except during the German occupation 1940-1944), the soviet union (after its entry in June 1941), the United States(after its entry on December 8,1941), and China.
Selective service and training act
A law, enacted in 1917, that required men to register for military service
a law passed in 1941, that allowed the US to ship arms and other supplies, without immediate payment, to nations fighting the axis powers
A 1941 declaration of principles in which the US and Great Britain set fourth their goals in opposing the Axis powers
A communist dictator of the soviet union. The Soviet Union was transformed from a peasant society into an industrial and military superpower. He ruled by terror, and millions of his own citizens died during his brutal reign
of or relating to a political system in which the government has complete control over the people
Italian dictator rose to power in World War I as a Fascist. he forged the paramilitary Fascist movement in 1919 and became prime minister in 1922 he allied himself with Hitler, relying on him to prop up his leadership during World War II
a political system headed by a dictator in which the government controls business and labor and opposition is not permitted
Nazi leader, was one of the most powerful and infamous dictators. He rose to power in the National Socialist German Workers Party, taking control of the German government.He killed anyone he perceived was a threat to the Aryan supremacy; resulted in the death of +6mil in the Holocaust. Wrote Mein Kampf in jail
is the totalitarian ideology and practices engaged in by the German nationalistic dictatorship which ruled Germany from 1933 to 1945.
Wartime leader of Japan's government, indecisive as national leader. He played a key role in opening hostilities against China. Was never as powerful a dictator as hitler and Stalin.
was the British prime minister as Great Britain entered World War II. He is known for his policy of "appeasement" toward Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany.
A British writer, military leader and statesman. Twice named prime minister of the UK, he made alliances with the US and Soviet Union to defeat Nazi Germany in World War II.
to yield or concede to the hostile demands of (a nation, group, person, etc.) in a compatible effort, sometimes at the expense of justice or other principles.
two countries agree to take no military action against each other for the next 10 years. (Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union surprised the world by signing)
military tactic used by the German army at the beginning of World War II, where rapid and unrestricted movement of troops allows no time for the opposition to set up a stable defense
Ships that Germany sunk
Greer, Pink Star, Kearny, Rueben James
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