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Michael ZigarelliUS History II HonorsMr.BlockQuestions for CH 261.Since the War was getting closer tension grew between countries. Germanyallowed Hitler to control their country under a dictatorship. Hitler rose during a time of hate andvengefulness. Hitler had won territory without war and had broken the Treaty of Versailles.Germany was the leading country in Europe. They continued to invade and take over smallercountries under Hitler’s orders. Japan was under a rule of strong beliefs as well. They had similarbeliefs to the Nazis’s, believing that their race was superior. They were power hungry and wouldnot stop trying to invade other countries. Their attack on America called Pearl Harbor showedthey were ready to fight and that they were not afraid to battle. Even if you're one of the world’smost powerful militaries. China was also invaded heavily. They would try and take over thecountry. Japan attacked populated cities and killed many Chinese citizens. Japan joined the alliedpowers to gain what they thought was powerful support. Italy under the rule of Mussolini sidedwith Hitler. Mussolini decided to join Hitler after he had visited Germany and saw the militarypower and total control they had over the people.Mussolini believed in dictatorship and agreedwith the way Hitler ran things.2. At the beginning of the war American citizens were hesitant of joining the war. Theywere hesitant because they did not believe America needed to get involved in foreignaffairs and another war. Thedepression, fear and the idea of more debt from a war werethe reasons for America’s neutrality before entering the war.Isolationists wanted no

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