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Title: The Road to World War II


1
The Road to World War II
  • The Result of a flawed peace settlement at
    Versailles, but also other causes, including the
    Great Depression

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Decisive Steps Involving Germany, Italy, Japan,
and the Future Allies
  • With each step it became increasingly apparent
    that certain aggressive hostile nations would not
    curtail their ambitions through talk and
    negotiation
  • The League of Nations was ineffective in dealing
    with these crises

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First Step Japan Seizes Manchuria, 1931
  • Taken from China
  • U.S. Secretary of State Henry Stimson
    (1867-1950) no gains made by force would be
    recognized
  • League of Nations condemned aggression in 1932
    Japan withdraws from the league in 1933

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Second Step German Rearmament, 1935-6
  • October, 1933, Hitler withdraws from League of
    Nations
  • March 1935, Hitler denounces Versailles Treaty
    related to German Rearmament a month later
    league formally condemned Germanys repudiation
    of Treaty obligations, but Hitler ignores
    leagues stance
  • 1936, Germany sends troops into the Rhineland,
    demilitarized by Versailles Treaty

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Rhineland, 1936
  • France and Britain did nothing perhaps this was
    the last opportunity to avert war in Europe

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Step 3 Ethiopia, 1935
  • Ethiopia an independent state in Africa
  • 1934 an incident at a desert post in Italian
    Somaliland
  • Protests of Emperor Haile Selassie (1891-1976)
  • Ethiopia a member of League of Nations
  • Italy invades Ethiopia in October 1935
  • Invasion with modern weaponry
  • Italian King becomes Emperor of Ethiopia

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League of Nations Invoked Economic Sanctions
  • December 1937 Italy withdrew from the League
  • 1936 Mussolini signs a pact with Hitler
    establishing the Rome-Berlin Axis

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Fourth Step Japan, China and the Marco Polo
Bridge, 1937
  • July, 7, 1937 a skirmish turned a lull in the
    war between China and Japan into a full scale
    conflict again.
  • Near Peking
  • Junior field officers caused this to happen
  • Peking and Shanghai fell to Japanese
  • China appealed to League of Nations with no effect

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5th Step Austria and Anschluss
  • By 1938 Hitler had built his military capability
    to challenge the allies
  • Austrians had desired unity with Germany
    beginning in 1919
  • Propaganda campaign in Austria for annexation
  • In March, 1938, German military moved into Austria

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Sixth Step Czechoslovakia Dismembered, 1938-1939
  • Czechoslovakia only eastern European state with a
    successful parliamentary democracy
  • 3.25 million Germans lived there Sudetenland
  • Big Four Power Conference, September 1938 in
    Munich
  • Sudetenland back to Germany
  • Peace in our Time Neville Chamberlin
  • Spring 1939 German troops moved into
    Czechoslovakia

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Days of Appeasement were over, however
  • Britain and France guaranteed Polish Borders
  • Britain began a peacetime draft

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Final Step, Poland, September, 1939
  • Issue of Polish Corridor
  • Danzig
  • Summer of 1939 negotiations with Russians
  • An Alliance between the totalitarian left and
    totalitarian right
  • September1, Germany invades Poland
  • September 3, Britain and France declare war on
    Germany the 20 year truce comes to an end

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The Phony War
  • Between September 1939 and the Srping of 1940
  • Hitler is patient
  • May 10, 1940, Germany Invades and Defeats France
  • Hitler now the master of Europe
  • Britain Remains
  • And Hitler is still eager to expand to the east

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