Treaty of versailles 1920 the treaty was very tough

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Treaty of Versailles 1920 The treaty was very tough on Germany and demanded: financial retribution, return of land and a much smaller military Germany also had little input on the treaties agreements, which subsequently Led to further poverty and annoyance of other nations from the German people. Helped Hitler and his policies of nationalism to spread more easily. Revolution of 1905 Mass political and social unrest throughout Russia Worker strikes and peasant unrest and military mutiny • it convinced the Russian Government to shift from autocracy to a constitutional monarchy It was called the Bloody sunday where a lot of unarmed people died. “Peace, Bread, Land” Bolsheviks negotiated peace with Germany • Lenin ceded Baltic states, eastern poland and ukraine to Germany, Lenin returns to Russia and promises Peace bread and land with Germany, peace for everyone, bread for urban working people, land for peasantry Leon Trotsky Waged Russia’s revolution alongside Lenin, and helped defeat those against the Bolsheviks Built up the red army, and helped keep the Bolshevik regime alive Overtaken by stalin “Terror Famine” 1932 Land was destroyed by a man made famine as a result of Stalin’s forced collectivism. He wanted to destroy ukraine who tried to seek independence from his rule 28k people died as a result of this. Enabling Law 1933 An amendment that gave Hitler the power to enact laws without involvement of the Reichstag, and it could deviate from the constitution.
Granted him immense power to carry out laws and policies that could be generally disliked by the government and the peoples. Used to further his Xenophobia results. Nuremberg Laws 1935 Laws that essentially stripped German Jews of their rights and citizenship Their seen as subjects instead of people, and they couldn’t marry or have sex with Aryans The laws embodied racial theories of Xenophobia and social darwinism It was created in part to protect the German bloodline, as it was seen as pure. Appeasement 1930s Policy of conceding to aggression by a warlike nation: ie, Germany Germans in Czechoslovakia wanted a union with Hitler and when the country denied such, Hitler threatened war. Through appeasement, he was able to annex Czech because of the pure strength and aggression of the German state. Sudetenland 1938 Hitler would invade Czech if not given Sudetenland and Germans there wanted Hitler to invade. Hitler demanded self determination of all Germans in Austria and Czech. This led to the annexation of Austria to Germany Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact 1940 signed a non-military aggression pact for 10 years. Germany wanted this so Hitler would invade Poland, France and Britain, while being unopposed to the soviet union.

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