Unit #6 Rise of Dictators/World War II
Terms in this set (26)
Wrote Mein Kampf, and Would become the leader of the Nazi Party/Germany.
Government or branch of government that exercises absolute control.
Gained control of Italy by using his loyal supporters called the black shirts.
Political and economic system in which property is pulically owned.
A government in which all aspects are controlled by the military.
Political leader of Russia, also signed the non-aggression pact with Hitler.
The slaughter of Jews or groups of people deemed not fit to live in Europe. Extermination of anyone not in the master race.
Fascist leader of Spain that defeated the loyalists to win the Spanish Civil War.
The meeting in which Chamberlain, prime minister of Great Britain signed over the Sudetenland to Germany.
European response to German Aggression. Europe wanted peace not war.
A new fighting strategy at the beginning of WWII that involved Tanks, Airplanes, and Infantry.
Germany wanted more living space and a barrier between the Soviet Union, to gain this Germany invaded?
Extermination of all Jews in Europe led by Henrich Himmler
Treaty of Versailles
Forced Germany to admit to its guilt in starting WWI
Germany, Italy, and Japan
United States, Russia, Great Britain, and France
The mass killing of specific group of people.
The largest Nazi death camp.
Dec 7, 1941 the attack by the Japanese on U.S. Naval base. United States enters war
The term Hitler gave to his Empire.
SS "Waffen SS"
Elite unit of German Soldiers, also in charge of running concentration camps and executing of Jews.
German Secret Police
Germany invasion of Poland
The spark that started WWII
5 year plan
Stalin's plan to reorganize the industry and agriculture to catch up with the industrialized west with collectivization of farms and unrealistic production quotas in factories
Invasion of Ethiopia
Italy attacked, led by Mussolini