The Great Depression and the Causes of World War II

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Unformatted text preview: The Great Depression and the Causes of World War II 1929-1939 Objective To understand the causes of the Great Depression To understand the effects of the Great Depression To understand how each country reacted to the Great Depression To understand how Adolf Hitler came to power To understand the causes of World War II The Great Depression The 1920s were a period of economic prosperity In Europe and the United States Role of US Fragile prosperity Dude, wheres my car? American Economic Expansion during the 1920s Consumer Debt in the 1920s The Crash of 1929 Major selling of stocks in Wall Street Stock Market crash in Wall Street October 29, 1929 The Great Depression Massive shutdown of businesses Massive global unemployment in US, Europe, and elsewhere Economic collapse threatened payments of reparations The Great Depression Britain Coalition government formed 2.5 million unemployed by 1931 Abandons the gold standard Raises tariffs The Great Depression France Affected France in 1931 Social and Political Paralysis The Great Depression...
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