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Treaty of Versallies

Treaty that brought World War I to an end

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Appeasement

Giving in to an aggressor to avoid a war

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Fascism

Hyper nationalism; that race is the best

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Communism

Economic based government; equally shared resources; dictatorship

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Imperialism

Powerful countries taking over weaker countries in order to expand their territory

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Militarism

The military Controls almost all of the government

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Neutrality Acts

The United States will not aid any countries in the war

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Non-Aggression pact

a national treaty between two or more states/countries agreeing to avoid war or armed conflict between them and resolve their disputes through peaceful negotiations.

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Winston Churchhill

Prime Minister of Britain

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Franklin Roosevelt

US Pres.

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Harry Truman

US vice Pres.

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Douglas MacArthur

Pacific general

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Dwight Eisenhower

Europe general

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Joseph Stalin

Dictator of the Soviet Union (Russia)

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Benito Mussolini

Dictator of Italy

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Adolf Hitler

Dictator of Germany

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Hideki Tojo

Japan military leader

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Hirohito

Japan emperor

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Lend-Lease

We gave Britain and France supplies in return for bases