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1

True or false
The Great Depression that occurred in the US had widespread effects.

True

2

What was the life like in Europe after WWI & like what are some struggles and issues -

Most nations were unhappy :(
US was not able to join the League of Nations
People faced economic problems
Great Depression starts to occur

3

True or false.
the League of Nations were NOT ineffective in maintaining stability.

FALSE, They were

4

Which country was most negatively affected by the treaty of Versailles

Germany

5

What did America do to help Germany pay off their WWI debt?

They created the Dawes plan

6

What was the Dawes plan ?

It tried to reduce the reparations & granted 200million dollars for German loan

7

Two factors that led up to Great Depression

Down runs in economies of nations
Financial crisis - US stock market crashed

8

Why did GB and France survive better than other countries in Europe?

Cause they both had a well-balanced economy
They were also winners so they had no punishment

9

Why did GB and France survive better than other countries in Europe?

Cause they both had a well-balanced economy

10

Did the Great Depression affect people's confidence in democracy?

Yes

11

How did the rise of authoritarian dictatorships come about?

Everywhere democracy was on the defensive, cause it's not easy to maintain

12

True or false
Dictatorship was not taking over Europe

False it was

13

Why was democracy being threatened-

all nations were changing to dictatorship

14

Describe the totalitarian form of government

It controls the political, economic, social, intellectual, and cultural lives of citizens

15

all totalitarian are authoritian
T or f

T

16

True or false,

Not all authoritarian governements are totalitarian

True

17

Who is the father of fascism

Benito Mussolini

18

What does fascism emphasize

A need for a strong central government led by a dictorial ruled

19

Why did the people find fascism appealing ?

Because they were fearing socialism, communism, and disorder

20

How did Mussolini obtain total power

He is first appointed prime minister , head of government , then takes total control by using violence and threats

21

What is politburo

The communist

22

What changes did Stalin make when he took full control over communist party?

he ends Lenin's group (NEP) and creates the five year plan.

23

Why are the politburo struggeling ?

Because Lenin just died and then it divided

24

What changes did Stalin make when he took full control over communist party?

Removed the Bolsheviks from revolutionary era

25

Goal of the first five year plan -

Transform Russia into a industrial country

26

How did Stalin plan to meet his goal

He strengthened his control over the party

27

What was life like in Russia under salons five year plan

People had to defend on their own

28

How did Stalin maintain complete control-

He sent people to labor camps ; many were executed

29

What are hitler score beliefs

Racism, anti-semitism, nationalism

30

How are hitters racial beliefs similar to the ideological motives for imperalism -

Socail Darwinism

31

Hitlers second attempt to gain power -

Expanded the party in Germany and became the biggest party,laid a foundation to take over Germany, nazis gained control and he became dictator

32

How does the enabling act allow hitler to take control?

He was able to ignore the constitution for four years and made himself dictator

33

Whom did hitler blame for Germany economics woes?

Jews

34

Three ways the nazis promote their agenda and totalitarianism -

Mass demonstrations
Terror
Ideology

35

What two principles were the schutzstaffeln based?

Terror ideology

36

Women's role in nazi Germany?

Bears for children
Wives
Mothers
Social workers
Nurses

37

Men's roles in nazi germany

Warriors
Political leaders
Factories
Doctors

38

Women and men had same roles, what were they

Both served to maintain the entire community

39

Describe the Nuremberg laws -

They determined who was a Jew
Stripped Jews of their Civil rights
Forbade marriage between Jews and Germans
They had to wear the Star of David

40

All of Europe was struggling with what?

Economic hardship

41

its kinda like by fore ; its negative -

dictatorship

42

its where they're elected ; not mean or bad

totalitarian

43

has total control over everything (media, farming, people)

totalitarian

44

it controls the politics and the government

authoritarian

45

it controls the politics and the government

authoritarian

46

how did the poor state of economy allow the growth of forms of governements ?

because great depression hit rock bottom, and people suffered badly from the economic (no food, money, or homes). so hitler comes in & saying how this isn't their fault and that this shouldn't be happennig & everyone agrees w/ him