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Causes of World War II

Causes of World War II

Discussion Points With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following questions about World

Discussion Points With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following questions about World War II. 1. What countries do I think were involved in World War II? 2. What do I think would cause a second World War? 3. What are three things I know about World War II?

Table of Contents 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Treaty of Versailles [ver-sahy]

Table of Contents 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Treaty of Versailles [ver-sahy] League of Nations Appeasement Nazi – Soviet Pact Great Depression Adolf Hitler Axis Powers

Quick Review With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following question. 1. What

Quick Review With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following question. 1. What were the seven causes of World War II?

Versailles

Versailles

Discussion Points With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following questions about the

Discussion Points With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following questions about the Treaty of Versailles. 1. 2. Where have we heard the term Treaty of Versailles before? What was the Treaty of Versailles?

Treaty of Versailles 1. 2. Didn’t solve much of anything Angered Germany a. b.

Treaty of Versailles 1. 2. Didn’t solve much of anything Angered Germany a. b. c. d. Lost Land Guilt War Claus Drastically Decreased Military Size Reparations

Discussion Points With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following questions about the

Discussion Points With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following questions about the League of Nations. 1. Who proposed a League of Nations? 2. What was the purpose of the League of Nations?

Failing of the League of Nations 1. 2. 3. Weak to Begin with Didn’t

Failing of the League of Nations 1. 2. 3. Weak to Begin with Didn’t achieve Disarmament Countries began to leave

Time for…. NAME THAT FLAG!

Time for…. NAME THAT FLAG!

Discussion Point With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following question about appeasement.

Discussion Point With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following question about appeasement. 1. What does appeasement mean?

Appeasement 1. France & England refused to help with Austria & Czechoslovakia 1. Believed

Appeasement 1. France & England refused to help with Austria & Czechoslovakia 1. Believed Hitler would stop once Germans were united 2. Afraid of another World War 2. Hitler believed no one would step up to challenge him 1. Encouraged him to keep going

Quick Review With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following questions. 1. 2.

Quick Review With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following questions. 1. 2. 3. 4. How did the Treaty of Versailles help cause World War Two? In what ways did the League of Nations fail? What does appeasement mean? What two countries were the first conquered in World War II?

Nazi – Soviet Pact of 1939 1. Stalin (USSR) & Hitler (Germany) agreed to

Nazi – Soviet Pact of 1939 1. Stalin (USSR) & Hitler (Germany) agreed to take over Eastern Europe & split countries between them 2. Secret Agreement was made before World War II Started 3. Agreed not to attack one another

The Great Depression 1. Countries all over the world were suffering the effects from

The Great Depression 1. Countries all over the world were suffering the effects from the world wide economic struggle 1. Japan, Germany, USSR, USA 2. Allowed for extremist to gain political power 1. Mussolini, Stalin, Hitler, Militarists 3. People accepted drastic changes in hope it would put money in their pocketbooks

Quick Review With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following questions. 1. 2.

Quick Review With the partner assigned to you, discuss the following questions. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. What two countries were involved in the Nazi. Soviet Pact? What three things were agreed upon in the Nazi. Soviet Pact? What two world wide trends did the Great Depression allow for in countries? What are the five causes of World War II discussed so far? What is one thing that sticks out to you so far?

Adolf Hitler 1. 2. 3. 4. Believed Germany could be great again Felt best

Adolf Hitler 1. 2. 3. 4. Believed Germany could be great again Felt best way to improve economy was militaristically A “Greater Germany” Reverse Treaty of Versailles

The Axis Powers 1. Germany, Italy & Japan 1. Agree to work and fight

The Axis Powers 1. Germany, Italy & Japan 1. Agree to work and fight together 2. Will look out for each others interest 3. Made a super power/super team 1. Hitler – Germany 2. Mussolini – Italy 3. Hirohito - Japan

Final Review Discuss the following with your partner 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Final Review Discuss the following with your partner 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. What were the 7 causes of World War II? How did the Treaty of Versailles contribute to the start of World War II Why did the League of Nations fail? What does appeasement mean? Name three things agreed upon in the Nazi-Soviet Pact. What two world wide trends did the Great Depression allow for in countries? What did Adolf Hitler want? Who were the Axis Powers?

Congratulations, you are now masters of the Causes of World War II!

Congratulations, you are now masters of the Causes of World War II!