1. The Treaty of Versailles (1919) 2. Germany Fails to Pay Reparations 3. French Occupation of the Ruhr 4. Hyperinflation EFFECTS OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION A. UNEMPLOYMENT, POVERTY AND STARVATION B. INCREASE IN POLITICAL ACTIVISM.
1. Hitler's Racism Aryans : the supposedly "pure" German race, according to Hitler. Anti-Semitism : hatred of Jews. 2. Lebensraum ("living space") : Hitler's theory that Germans must conquer and colonize territory to the east.