Chapter 26: The Great Depression and WWII

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In History
  • Mein Kampf

    Hitler's book about his beliefs pertaining to the Aryan race and his idea of Germany
  • US Stock market crash

    US Stock market crash
    US stock market crashed due to too many people borrowing money so they could invest in the stock market. When the lendors wanted their money back nobody could pay them so they all withdrew from the stock market causing it to crash. This started a global depression.
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    The Great Depression

    The Great Depression was caused by the US stock market crash but spread to everywhere in the world because of how much the rest of the world depended on America.
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    Japanese Expansionism

    Japans imperial agenda included attacking china, korea and many pacific islands
  • Japan invades Manchuria

    Japan invades Manchuria
    Japanese officers blew up a railroad train in the Chinese province of Manchuria. The Japanese blamed it on the Chinese which gave them the opportunity to invade China.
  • Hitler comes to power

    Hitler comes to power
    Hitler comes to power by using his Nazi Party to gain control in the government. His Nazis took to the streets attacking Communist groups and eventually Hitler came to power through legal means.
  • Enabling Act

    The legislation passed suspending the constitutional government that enabled hitler to make all decisions necessary for germany.
  • Nuremburg Laws

    The Nuremberg Laws were laws inacted by the Nazis that deprived Jewish Germans of their citizenship and imposed many other hardships on them.
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    Ethiopian War

    Italy invaded Ethiopia mostly to show their military might. Ethiopa had been one of the few countries that had not been affected by European Imperialism.
  • Remilitarization of the Rhineland

    Remilitarization of the Rhineland
    Hitler put military forces back in the rhineland where he was not supposed to be able to put troops due to the treaty at the end of WWI
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    Spanish Civil War

    Democratic groups in Spain battled one another to get their way. They banded together to form the Popular Front in order to prevent the monarchist opposition from gaining ground.
  • Rape of Nanjing

    An attack by Japan on China in which many were brutally murdered and raped by the Japanese military.
  • Anschluss

    Austria is annexed by Germany.
  • Munich Conference

    A conference permitting the German annexation of Sudetenland. This was a part of the Appeasement policy.
  • Appeasement

    France and britain enacted a policy of appeasement hoping to not make hitler angry.