Flashcards in Abyssinia Deck (10)
Mussolini becomes Italian dictator (Year)
Mussolini threatens to invade... when?
Abyssinia in December 1934, Haile Selassie appeals to the League
Stresa Pact (What was it, when was it signed)
An alliance between Britain and Italy to be allies against Hitler. Signed April 1935.
Mussolini invades Abyssinia (Month, Year)
Hoare-Laval Pact signed (Month, Year)
Which empire did Mussolini want to emulate?
Confrontation at the Wal Wal Oasis
How could Britain have prevented the Abyssinia Crisis? - Abyssinia Crisis
Britain could have closed the Suez Canal, Italy’s only feasible route towards Abyssinia. However, they refused to do so as they relied upon the use of this trade route.
Why did the League struggle to impose coal and oil sanction on Italy? - Abyssinia Crisis
Member states struggled to agree on sanctions, Britain particularly cautious to do so as 30,000 coal mining jobs would be lost without exports to Italy