The causes of the Second World War

  • the Wall Street Crash

    the Wall Street Crash
    The American economy was doing well throughout the 1920s.But in 1929,the Wall Street stock market crashed, the American economy collapsed, and it influnced the world's economy as well.
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  • Japanese invaded Manchuria

    Japanese invaded Manchuria
    The great depression really hit Japan badly, it threatened a complete collapse of the country's industry.Japan doesn't have much farmland, and both China and the USA put up tariffs against Japanese goods, these led the Japanese to invaded Manchuria.
  • Hitler became the chancellor of Germany

    Hitler became the chancellor of Germany
  • the Hundred Days

    the Hundred Days
    In the first hundred days of president Roosevelt's presidency, he feverishly created programmes to give relief, created jobs and simulate economic recovery for the US.
  • Hitler took Germany out of the Laegue of Nations

    Hitler took Germany out of the Laegue of Nations
    In 1933, Germany was out of the League, so Hitler began to rearm Germany, Germany became more powerful.
  • Austria

    Hitler tried to took over Austria but stopprd by Mussolini.
  • Rearmament

    in the 1930s, Hitler violated the Treaty of Versailles.During its struggle for power the National Socialist party promised to recover Germany's lost national pride. It proposed military rearmament claiming that the Treaty of Versailles and the acquiescence of the Weimar Republic were an embarrassment for all Germans.
  • the Second New Deal

    the Second New Deal
    Roosevelt summoned the leaders of Congress and presented them with a huge range of laws that he wanted passed to save America from the economic depression.
  • the naval agreement

    the naval agreement
    In 1935, Britain and Germany signed the naval agreement. This was about the naval armaments force of the two countries.
  • Remilitarisation of the Rhineland

    Remilitarisation of the Rhineland
    Hitler took his first big risk by moving troops into the Rhineland, one term of the Treaty of Versailles.
  • the Spanish Civil War

    the Spanish Civil War
    The Spanish Civil War was from July 18th in 1936 to April 1st in 1939.Hitler thought this was an opportunity to fight against Communism and try out his new armed force at the same time, so Germany took part in it.
  • the Anti - Comintern Pact

    the Anti - Comintern Pact
    In 1936, Germany and Japan signed an Anti - Comintern Pact, and Italy also signed it in 1937.The aim of the Pact was to limit Communist influence around the world, particularly aimed at the USSR.
  • the policy of Appeasement (Sudetenland)

    the policy of Appeasement (Sudetenland)
    In 1938, Chamberlain betraied the people of Czechoslovakia, he agreed to give Sudetenland of Czechoslovakia to Hitler.
  • Czechoslovakia

    With Czechoslovakia in chaos, German troops over the rest of the country. Hitler didn't keep his promise.
  • the Nazi - Soviet Pact

    the Nazi - Soviet Pact
    Stalin's fear and suspicions grew in the mid 1930s, he knew that Hitler didn't like Communism, so he was afraid that Germany wiould invaded the USSR. So they signed this Pact although Stalin didn't trust Hitler, he needed time to build forces against the final attack that he knew would come. Hitler agreed to this Pact because he didn't want the USSR to become an obstacle for him, the Pact also cleared the way for Germany's invasion of Poland.
  • Germany invaded Poland

    Germany invaded Poland
    After Germany invaded Poland, the Second World War was broken out.