March Toward War

March Toward War - THE MARCH TOWARD WAR I. INTERNATIONAL...

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THE MARCH TOWARD WAR I. INTERNATIONAL EVENTS a. THE GREAT DEPRESSION IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT i. War Debt and Reparations ii. Allies never repaid the US back iii. Britain and France are saying they can’t pay America back until Germany pays them back iv. Germany is not in the financial state to pay them back—worst of the depression b. JAPAN i. Wanted to expand for raw material ii. Wanted a market to sell their goods iii. Chiang Kai Shek iv. Mukden Incident—1931 1. Explosion that destroys part of the rail line that Japan is using to transport goods v. Manchukuo—declared land by Japan, puppet empire, violated several treaties vi. Stimson Doctrine—US does not consider Manchukuo a nation c. THE RISE OF FASCISM IN EUROPE i. ITALY 1. Benito Mussolini—Il Duce 2. Championed the country as the best in the world
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3. Takes Ethiopia ii. GERMANY 1. Adolf Hitler 2. NAZI—National Socialist German Workers Party 3. Weimar Republic—government in control after WWI, Hitler hates this government 4. Treaty of Versailles—calls people who sign it the
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