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PPTNOTES-WWII-APPEASEMENT

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PPTNOTES-WWII-APPEASEMENT

    WORLD WAR II

    Appeasement

Prior to World War I

    Four Empires controlled almost all of Central and Eastern Europe After World War I …

    The Treaty of Versailles, signed 28 June 1919

     Punish Germany for WWI

     Create new democracies and promote self-determination by breaking

    up the four Empires

    ; Nine countries were given new boundaries and independence The War to End All Wars

    Under the Treaty, Germany:

     had to accept full blame for WWI;

     lost around 13.5% of its 1914 territory (some seven million people)

    and all of its overseas possessions;

     was stripped on military power and forced to demilitarize the

    Rhineland; and

     had to pay huge reparations to Allies.

    Peace …

     The Treaty of Versailles was felt by many to be too harsh on the

    Germans

    ; Conflict between Treaty nations.

     Treaty was meant to secure lasting peace but instead built anger and

    animosity and laid the groundwork for WWII.

    … or War?

     Germans felt the Treaty stripped them of territories.

     Soviets also resented lost territories. Many new democratic governments could not deal with debt, hunger

    and unemployment.

     Many democracies failed and dictators took charge. Soviet Union

     Communism.

     Totalitarian government.

     Collectivization transformed the

    country into agricultural and industrial power. Police state: Those who disagreed were exiled into Siberian prison

    camps or executed. 8-13 million people killed.

     JOSEPH STALIN

    Italy

     Fascist.

     Anti-communist.

     Nationalist political movement.

     Established totalitarian government.

     Economy in private hands but run by government.

     BENITO MUSSOLINI

    Germany

     Nazi Party.

     Totalitarian.

     Superiority of Germans; inferior races

    annihilated or serve master race.

     Wanted to form a single German state.

     Germans needed “lebensraum” – living space which justified

    expansion

     ADOLF HITLER

    Japan

     Militarism.

     Nationalist military leaders wanted

    “living space”.

     Rid Asia of western imperialists.

     Build an empire.

     EMPEROR HIROHITO

Quotes

    Neville Chamberlain

    “I believe it is peace for our time . . . peace with honour.”

    Franklin Roosevelt

    “I have said this before, but I shall say it again and again; your boys are not

    going to be sent into any foreign wars.”

    Adolf Hitler

    "Germany has concluded a Non-Aggression Pact with Poland... We shall

    adhere to it unconditionally... we recognize Poland as the home of a great

    and nationally conscious people."

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