Word War II

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  • Mein Kampf

    Mein Kampf
    A book written by Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. It combines elements of autobiography with an exposition of Hitler's political ideology. This was Hitlers main break, the book described what he wants to do to make Germany popular and rich again, it spiked peoples interest and began Nazi Germany.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    A severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding World War II. Deepest depression of the 20th century.
    This was beginning of Hitler’s rein, which started WW2.
  • Invasion

    Japan invades Machuria after Japan sets off explosives at a railroad in Manchuria and uses it as an excuse to take over MAnchuria without orders from the Emperor or the civilian government.
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    A sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section of a stock market, resulting in a significant loss of paper wealth. Crashes are driven by panic as much as by underlying economic factors. They often follow speculative stock market bubbles. The stock market crash was not only in America it lead to Germany and this caused Hitlers rein which started WW2.
  • Hitler becomes Chancellor

    Hitler becomes Chancellor
    Hitler becomes Germanys new chancellor. Hitlers rise to power was based on many things including resentment in the German people, and the weakness of the Weimar system
  • Enabling Act

    Enabling Act
    The Legislation passed that suspended constitutional government for four years in order to meet the crisis in the German economy. This caused no war effects.
  • Night of the Long Knives

    Night of the Long Knives
    Hitlers bodyguards are killed by their rivals, the Shutzstaffel, in order for Hitler to win over the military to obtain power in Germany
  • Nuremburg Laws

    Nuremburg Laws
    Italy invades Ethipoia. Legislation enacted by the Nazis in 1935 that deprived Jewish Germans of their citizenship and imposed many other hardships on them. This led to a Civil war to break out in Spain, Hitler remilitarizing the Rhineland, and Japans invading of China.
  • The Ethiopian War

    The Ethiopian War
    A colonial war that started in October 1935 and ended in May 1936. The war was fought between the armed forces of the Kingdom of Italy and the armed forces of the Ethiopian Empire.This war brought Italy and other armed countries into world war 2.
  • Remilitarization of the Rhineland

    Remilitarization of the Rhineland
    When German forces entered the Rhineland. This made Stalin angry after trusting Hitler which brought Russia into the war.
  • Spanish Civil War (Mussolini and Hitler)

    Spanish Civil War (Mussolini and Hitler)
    A major conflict fought in Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939. It began after a military rebellion, led by a group of conservative generals under the authority of Francisco Franco, went against the elected Government of the Second Spanish Republic. The Spanish civil war led to WW2 because it brought Spain and other Latin countries into the ongoing war.
  • Appeasment

    The strategy of preventing a war by making concessions for legitimate grievances. Extended over a period of time. The appeasement led to WW2 because it was helping to not cause war.
  • Rape of Nanjing

    Rape of Nanjing
    A mass murder and war rape that occurred during the six-week period following the Japanese capture of the city of Nanjing (Nanking), the former capital of the Republic of China, on December 13, 1937 during the Second Sino-Japanese War. This brought all the Asia main countries into the war.
  • Anschluss

    The occupation and annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany to the Third Reich. This gave Nazi germany more power and they were able to conquest more people, jews, and land, this led to WWII.
  • Munich Conference

    Munich Conference
    An agreement permitting the Nazi German annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland. The Sudetenland were areas along Czech borders, mainly inhabited by ethnic Germans.
    An agreement that was broken led the war to last longer.
  • Japanese Expansion

    Japanese Expansion
    A Japanese political entity that existed since the Meiji Restoration on 3 January 1868 until the enforcement of the Constitution of the State of Japan on 3 May 1947. Their leader being a dictator caused Japan expanding and he teamed up with Hitler and this brought Japan into World War 2.