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Instructor Explanation:See Brower, pp. 47–49. Students should clearly give such reasons as Italy’sweak democracy and Mussolini’s personal charisma as reasons for his rise topower. They should then describe Italy’s invasion of Ethiopia as a sign offascist aggression.
Points Received:24 of 25Comments:charismatic leadership...4.Question :(TCO 5, 11) Compare and contrast the empires of Germany and Japanbefore the outbreak of World War II. Identify and describe the leadershipqualities of their respective leaders. Make sure you use enough historicaldetails to support your answer.Student Answer:The German Empire was in name only, having lost its overseasterritories as a result of the First World War, whereas the JapaneseEmpire was in fact one since it had been steadily growing in size (as aresult of actions before, during, and after the First World War, andduring the 1930s through the various invasions of China). However,German did have colonies in China and at the end of the war thesewere formally handed over to Japan. The German Reich, in its WeimarRepublic format, had reconciled with its European neighbors and hadrejoined the international community. Under its Nazi Germany format,
6/6/16, 10:43 PMStudent Gradebook ExamPage 4 of 4(NEXT(3c3bee7f86e642b292f41…&digest=A3NLawlHtUwfWlvmTFhEfBT0%252fj2SgxD34tids3G8Pkk%253d&* Times are displayed in (GMT-07:00) Mountain Time (US & Canada)it exited the international community and started to rise tensions,before invading its neighbors. Likewise, Japan had been part of theinternational community before raising tensions and causing wars. BothGermany and Japan engaged in large-scale territorial conquests in theyears leading up to World War II. Hitler and other Nazi officials inGermany advocated the concept of lebensraum, the natural “livingspace” required by what they considered the racially superior Germanpeople. Under this doctrine, Hitler claimed openly that German territoryneeded to be expanded through conquest of surrounding nations.Though some of Japan’s leaders held similar beliefs in the racialsuperiority of the Japanese people, they also had concrete motivationsfor territorial expansion: Japan’s population was growing too large forthe confines of the Japanese islands, and colonial holdings in Asia werearguably becoming necessary to feed and clothe the Japanese people.Instructor Explanation:See Brower, pp. 128–135 and 147–155. Students should clearly distinguishthe fascist empire of Germany, led by Hitler, from Japan's, which was led bythe military. They should also identify the lands that each empire conquered(e.g., Germany's annexation of Austria vs. Japan's conquest of China, tomention just two).
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