Flashcards in WWII Root Causes Deck (21)
What were Hitler's political techniques?
-heard chants and songs from the people hearing the speech
What were the Problems of the Weimar that needed to be fixed?
-Radical political parties
What were Hitler and the Nazis promises?
-Coordinate all aspects of life
-Recover lands and people
-Provide a work force and create jobs
-Protect business with high force tariffs
-Purge of non-Aryan
What are the three main themes of Fascism?
What happens when people are in a depression?
People lose property, jobs, and money. Suicide rates were at an all-time high. Marriage and birth rates were at an all-time low rate because people were heavily depressed. “Desperate people do desperate things.”
What made the Great Depression "great"?
In Germany, there was a 50% unemployment rate, and in the US there is a 33% unemployment rate. England had 18% and France had 12% unemployment rates. It was a worldwide phenomena. It was also a long depression, as it was for 8-10 years.
What is an economic depression?
A slow economic period (drop in demand). It is marked by high unemployment.
What years did the Great Depression take place?
What were the causes of World war I?
-Imperialism (Austria-Hungary wanting Serbia)
How was World War I fought? Describe the problem created when war technology surpassed the understanding of how to use it.
Trench Warfare-technology had surpassed the ability to use it, when tanks came in use a few years later. Some others were given military limits.
How were the “losers” treated at the end of WWI?
Treaty of Versailles caused some of the losers to pay reparations and some lost land. Germany had to pay a $30B reparations, the most money by any country at the time.
Why did this “war to end all wars” lead to another future war?
Versailles was a bad ruling to the other countries. They wanted revenge later, Germany was one after they had their bad reparations to pay.
When did WWI take place?
What is imperialism?
a policy of extending a country’s economic, social, political, and power by gaining control over other countries.
Why are some nations able to control others?
-better military strategies
-alliances can create a bigger group of countries in your network
-good leadership with a powerful government
How does imperialism lead to conflict and between whom does the conflict exist?
The conflict between the powerful imperialists against the weaker imperialees. Evolution wars or Rebellion wars.
What was the time period of Imperialism?
What is the difference between competition and conflict? Provide an example that applies to the concept of industrialization
Competition is the act of going up against another nation in the thick of a conflict to win the conflict.
-goal is to win
-if you break rules, you get penalized
-when you play outside the rules
-a country is overtaken
-example is stealing rather than trading
-crossing the line of the rules
-can lead to war
What is the problem with acquiring/meeting these needs of an Industrial Revolution?
If the supply is over the demand, then the prices will be inflated. Once the needs are already met, then the war ended and we could scale back on war time goods, which would save money for the nation. Because we industrialized, it was easier to produce war time goods because war costs a lot of money. All of the needs mentioned above are limited, so we need to beat out other countries to have them.
Name 3 ways US was involved with WWII before the war started.
-The Washington Conference
-The embargo on Japan with the ABCD encirclement
-Immigration quota to Asia