FINAL EXAM MWH - GREAT DEPRESSION AND RISE OF FASCISM (5)
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German republic founded after the WWI and the downfall of the German Empire's monarchy.
Stabbed in the Back
The German people thought they were doing well in the war but then Germany loses the war and the government signs TOV because otherwise they will be invaded -- German ppl thought they were stabbed in the back and they called the Weimar politicians 'The November Criminals'
This is what the German people call the Weimar politicians after the war because they blame them for German's failure
Great Depression - US stops the Dawes plan - Germany doesn't get the money they need - so they print more money - but this makes the money worth less so $=worthless
the practice of making high-risk investments with borrowed money in hopes of getting a big return
Buying on margin
Purching stock with a little money down with the promise of paying the balance at sometime in the future - this lead to the stock market crash because banks loaned so much money out and people couldnt actually pay it back
October 29, 1929
- date of the worst stock-market crash in US history & beginning of the Great Depression.
"the leader," Mussolini's nickname
Fascist leader of Italy
A political system headed by a dictator that calls for extreme nationalism and racism and no tolerance of opposition
- like Nazism but without antisemitism
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator
- total, centralized state control of public & private life