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World War II Study GuideIdentify:(Answer on a separate sheet of paper)Nine-Power TreatyOpen Door PolicyLocarno PactKellogg-Briand PactHaile SelassiesanctionsThird ReichSpanish NationalistsRome-Berlin AxisAnti-Comintern TreatyAnschlussplebiscite“dagger pointed at the heart of Germany”SudetenlandlebensraumappeasementNazi-Soviet Nonaggression PactMukden IncidentEast Asian Co-Prosperity SphereV-l, and V-2The Manhattan Projectsatellite nationsNuremberg War Crimes TrialsAdmiral Tojode-nazification1
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Big Picture Questions: (Answer on a separate sheet of paper)1. Why can World War II be considered a continuation of World WarI?2. What were the weaknesses of the 7 “attempts at peace” between1919 and 1928?3. How are the “Underlying Reasons for World War II” similar tothose of World War I?4. How are the “Underlying Reasons for World War II” differentto those of World War I?5. Why were Hitler and Mussolini able to continue their path towardwar from 1935-1939?6. What role did the Spanish Civil War play in the Hitler andMussolini’s plans?7. What caused Japan to attack Pearl Harbor?8. Why is war bad for an economy?9. Why is war good for technology?10.Why can a person be tried for a “crime” if it was notconsidered a crime when it was committed?11.Look at the World War II chart, what three inferences can bedrawn from the underlined statistics?
12.World War IIAbridged and adapted from Barron’s Global Studies Volume IIIn the period between the two world wars, the victorious nations in World War I, as democracies,were committed to goals other than preparing for war. They were attempting to improve the economic andcivic well-being of their populations. The Great Depression, beginning in 1929, had produced serioussetbacks to these attempts. The totalitarian governments of Germany, Italy, and Japan were not interestedin the material well-being of their citizens, and more inclined to focus money and energy on "guns" thanon "butter." Without any long tradition of democracy, they were able to use their people as instruments oftheir own policies and grandiose ambitions.Here we go again! Less than a generation has passed since the Treaty of Versailles marked theend to the “war to end all wars," and nations are once more on the march.This time we have two new major players in the game-the United States and Japan. Japan willplay the bully in the East, while the United States will attempt to use the oceans on her borders to stay outof the conflict (Isolationism).New and more terrible weaponry that has the capacity for mass-killing willbe developed by both sides. Hitler will make the same mistake that Napoleon did, and the Soviet Unionwill make him pay for it.The saying "Politics make strange bedfellows" is exemplified when the democracies of theUnited States and Great Britain join with the totalitarian Soviet Union against a common enemy. Finallyan exhausted world will see the destruction of two entire cities with the atomic bomb. The years from

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