Discussion Post WK5 – Between Two Fires: Life During the Interwar YearsThe interwar years brought about many struggles for people around the world. There were economic, political and social consequences resulting from World War I. The Great Depression brought about high unemployment rates world-wide therefore resulting in many families being on a welfare system. For those that continued to work in factories, they fought forsafer working conditions and better pay. More women also found themselves in the workforce. Monarchies spiraled down in Russia, Austria-Hungary, Germany and Turkey. This downward spiral helped bring about the rise of Hitler and the Nazis party in Germany and the rise of Mussolini and Fascism in Italy. There was also social unrest in the Middle East and Southeast Asia that ignited colonial revolts. There were world-wide issues stemming from governing bodies and the Treaty of Versailles as well as internal issues within each country and their governments (Goff, 2012).In the United States there was labor and racial issues.