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6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
6.1   ultranationalism and crisis
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6.1 ultranationalism and crisis

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  • 1. When Nationalism Becomes Ultranationalism
  • 2. Hirohito and Tojo in Japan EMPEROR HIROHITO PRIME MINISTER TOJO
  • 3. Hirohito and Tojo in Japan  Emperor Hirohito  Seen as a God who is human  Revered by the people  Largely ceremonial and representational power of the Japanese Empire, not really involved in political decision-making  General Tojo  Strong warrior family traditions  Becomes PM and transforms Japan into a military dictatorship  Promised that Japan would dominate Asia militarily
  • 4. Mussolini in Italy
  • 5. Benito Mussolini in Italy  Journalist  Starts a political party called Fasci, leftwing socialist party, then turn right-wing  Abolish unions and political parties  Curbs the power of the press  Coup d`ètat in 1922, seizes power of government  State-controlled economy, pulls Italy out of Great Depression
  • 6. Hitler in Germany
  • 7. Adolf Hitler in Germany  Took control of the National Socialist German Workers` Party (NAZI)  Determined to restore German pride and power  Amazing Public Speaker  Use of Propaganda  Carefully crafted image  Becomes German Chancellor, establishes one-party state
  • 8. Factors that Develop Ultranationalism 1. 2. 3. 4. Crisis Expansionist National Interests Charismatic Leadership Instilling Ultranationalist Values and Beliefs
  • 9. Does Crisis Create Ultranationalism or… Does Ultranationalism Create Crisis?
  • 10.  Political Crises  Instability and ineffectiveness  External threats to the nation  Economic Crises  Financial difficulties of the nation and its citizens  Hardship  Social Crises  Damages to reputation of peoples  Humiliation  Threats to the nation existence, both political and military
  • 11.  Political Situation  Treaty of Versailles (and other treaties)  National Interests  Who got what they wanted? Who didn’t?  Economic Situation  Great Depression  Social Situation  Unemployment  Soldiers coming back from war  Rebuilding after War
  • 12.  Worldwide economic collapse  Oct 29, 1929 New York Stock Exchange collapses  People lost their money as banks folded  Companies closed and laid off workers  Governments now had to take care of its citizens, struggled to do so
  • 13. The Case of Germany  Political Crisis  Economic issues plaque government  No effective political leadership  Economic Crisis  Great Depression  Reparation payments (led to high inflation)  Lost colonies  Social Crisis  Weakened military = Unemployment for soldiers  Fewer exports=Increased Unemployment  Destroyed sense of nation
  • 14. The Case of Germany http://www.joelscoins.com/exhibger2.htm
  • 15. The Case of Italy  Political Crisis  Weak leadership  Lack of a response to new realities of the world, government was stuck in old ways  Economic Crisis  Great Depression  Massive National Debt (and high inflation)  Spending 3X more than it was making  Social Crisis  High Unemployment  Growing sense of nationalism / patriotism
  • 16. The Case of Italy
  • 17. The Case of Japan  Political Crisis  Dissatisfaction with Japan’s professional politicians  Emperor and government start to fall under control of the military  Economic Crisis  Following WWI, Japanese cooperation with Allies was key to economic well being  Great Depression, USA stops importing Japanese products – leads to a collapse in their economy  Failure of rice crop in 1932, widespread famine  Social Crisis  Military returns to traditional warrior values  Extreme patriotism  Desire to have an empire (everyone else got to!)
  • 18. The Case of Japan
  • 19. How Did the World Respond?  Appeasement –  League of Nations – What was its purpose?  Why “appeasement”?  Churchill –  “The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays, is coming to a close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences”  “An appeaser is someone who feeds a crocodile… hoping it will eat him last.”
  • 20. Appeasement
  • 21.  Divide up into groups of 4-6  German Citizens  Unemployed Men  Soldiers  High School Students  Politicians  Women The Year is 1938  What are your concerns?  What are your ideas/wishes for the nation?
  • 22. Put It Together    What were the main social, political, and economic concerns your groups came up with? What do you wish to see change in the society you are a part of? What concerned all of you most?
  • 23. Put It Together   Could ultranationalism occur in Canada? Identify 3 things that would have to occur in order for ultranationalism to occur here
  • 24. Are We In A Recession?  With a group of four, brainstorm the three biggest luxuries in your life that you will be willing to give up  What is one thing you are NOT willing to give up  What is the main difference between 2009 and 1929?

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