25 lecture - Chapter 26: World War 2 Events leading to WWII...

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Chapter 26: World War 2 Events leading to WWII arose out of the Treaty of Versailles Resentments over treaties terms Worldwide depression These events also led to the rise of several aggressive states: Japan Germany Italy Japan’s rise as an aggressive state 1931 Seized Manchuria 1935 Withdrew from the League of Nations 1937 Invaded China Established East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere 1937 Brutally occupied Nanjing 1940 Joined Axis Alliance Invaded Indochina 1941 Bombed Pearl Harbor Germany’s rise as an aggressive state 1933 Nazis and Hitler come to power Denounce Versailles settlement Blamed Jews for their economic plight Proclaim racial superiority of Aryan race Promised to build new empire--- third Reich Renounced the League of Nations Reinstated compulsory military service Doubled military expenditure Created air force and a new army 1936 Re-militarized Rhineland Aided Franco in Spanish Revolution Provided a training ground for German soldiers Created alliance with Italy--- Axis powers
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course AMH 2020 taught by Professor Michelleadams during the Summer '06 term at University of Central Florida.

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25 lecture - Chapter 26: World War 2 Events leading to WWII...

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