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Unformatted text preview: 3. Analyze Chamberlain’s appeasement policy (pick it apart- why did he decide this?) a. Appeasement- find things that will satisfy Germany’s appetite (concessions, settlements). b. Britain- maintain balance of power, going through Great Depression, interested in things that affected Britain c. No military or money 4. Analyze Stalin’s decision to sign the Nazi-Soviet Pact in August, 1939 (Why?) a. Political stances- communism vs. other ideologies b. Bitterness from World War I- land taken away from Soviet Union, and lack of Allies fighting on the eastern front/ c. Germany can give them land- further western border. 5. To what extent did the British and French “call Hitler’s bluff” when he moved against Poland in September 1939? a. Is Hitler really bluffing? b. Hitler thought appeasement would give him the land...
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- b. Hitler, World War I, a. German involvement