Unformatted text preview: L.I. To know key events in World War Two World War Two began in 1939, but its causes date back to World War One, which ended in 1918. Germany lost this war, and had to pay a large fine for starting the war and for the damage caused to other countries. It also had to give up some of its land, and was only allowed to have a small army. Germany was made to sign a treaty promising that they would behave in certain ways in the future. This was called the Treaty of Versailles and was signed in 1919, after the end of World War One. In 1933, Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor of Germany (this is like being the Prime Minister or President). Hitler was the leader of the Nazi party, The Nazis believed Germany should take back the land they lost in the First World War. Hitler told people he would do this, and make sure all German people would have jobs and a better life. He became very powerful. told people he would do this, and make sure all German people would have jobs and a better life....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course HIST 218 taught by Professor Hamblin during the Fall '11 term at BYU.
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