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Chapter 6-The Coming of a Bipolar World and the Crisis of the “Middle Powers” (1919-1942) What was the state of the world at the beginning of the 1900s? - changes in Europe of territory o cluster of nation-states- Poland, Czechoslovakia, Austria, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania in place of lands that were Habsburg, Romanov, Hohenzollen - international system stabilized by early 1920s o still centered on Europe - structure more fragile than diplomacy 50 years earlier o population losses death from wars birth deficit o economic disruptions material losses to landscapes shipping losses results of WWI - one country’s loss was another country’s gain - German question o Hard to find a place for Germany because of the unbalanced distribution of international power o Immediate German collapse in 1918 What happened with the Great Depression? -
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course HIST 038 taught by Professor Burns during the Fall '10 term at GWU.

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Chapter 6-book1 - Chapter 6-The Coming of a Bipolar World...

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