1. Identify events that led to increased tension and frustration prior to WWII.
2. Understand how the failures of WWI led to the start of WWII.
3. Identify the differences between fascism, communism, and democracy.
4. Analyze how and why dictators claimed power. (Ger, Italy, Soviet Union)
5. Explain Japans actions in the Pacific
6. Describe how the situation in Spain helped Hitler.
6. Explain Hitler’s motives for expansion and how Britain and France responded.
8. Identify why Japan attacked the Unites States at Pearl Harbor.
9. Summarize the Allied plan for winning the war in Europe.
10. Understand the Allied military strategy to end the war in the Pacific – Japan
11. Explain the Effects of the Second World War.
1- Flu Epidemic of 1918 (Spanish Flu)
More died from the flu than WWI: (pg 729)
20 million Vs. 10 million
I had a bird and his name was Enza I opened the window and In-flu-enza
The United States had emerged from the war as the major creditor and financier of postwar
Germany and Great Britain (and others) needed help to rebuild
(Germany to pay reparations).
Globally 30 million out of work
Lowered prestige of Capitalism / Democracy
Hey Commies…Stop laughing at our government
Many countries had a nationalist response
Keeping to themselves economically
Do you think this was healthy?
Why or why not.
Decline in exports:
With a partner… Read pg. 8-11 on the “Upfront” magazine
1. Why do people compare President Obama’s situation to that of Franklin Roosevelt in 1933? (3 reasons)
2. How much further was the stock market down from 1929 than from 2007? What about the employment rate?
3. How will the economic stimulus be spent?
4. How many US jobs have been lost since the recession began in 2007?
5. Why did Roosevelt say “The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself?”
6. What is the current amount of governments share in the economy? Pg. 11
7. How many Americans receive payments from social security? Don’t forget the children…
8. Do you agree that Americans should get unemployment insurance? Why or why not.
9. What is deposit insurance?
#2 – Failures of WWI WWII:
League of Nations lacked leadership
Failure to economically rebound
Germany was very bitter
Formed new alliances
Built on peace…
The war to end all wars... Yeah right!
Country Problems Political conflicts, high German taxes Poland Succession of weak governments, new boundaries that interrupted trade Hungary Weak economy, private armies, Austria Land in ruins, technology destroyed, inflation, war debt, political unrest France Labor troubles, Irish independence movement Great Britain
3 – Identify differences in…
Democracy = Branches of Government,
Voting, Bill of Rights
Communism = Looks to the future.
Russia and Bolshevik Revolution
Classless society, Gov. controls property
Fascism = Looks to reclaim past glory.
Germany – 3 rd Reich or “Reign”
(Attila the Hun)
Italy - Roman Empire
Help upper and middle classes through government
(military) intimidation and fear.
4 - Analyze how dictators claimed power .
1. Read pg. 744 “Mussolini's rise to power”
2. Pg. 745 “Nazis and Hitler”
3. Pg. 750-751 “The Five Year Plan”
Keep in your notes...
4 - Analyze how Dictators claimed power.
Mussolini – Seized power by marching his army (Blackshirts) on the Roman Capital and forcing King Victor Emanuel out of power.
Hitler – After his Imprisonment, he used World War I and the economy to stir emotions. Soon began using propaganda techniques to get elected .
Stalin – Came to power after Lenin’s death, began a 5 year plan to become industrialized, and then began his purges (killing and imprisoning millions
COMMONALITY: each: killed, spied, imprisoned, threatened and restricted freedoms
GERMANY: A CLOSER LOOK
Number of Unemployed
1928 2 million
1929 2.5 million
1930 3 million
1931 5 million
1932 6 million
Evolution of the Nazi party in the German Reichstag (congress) 288 196 230 107 12 14 32 0 0 Mrch 1933 Nov 1932 July 1932 Sept 1930 May 1928 Dec 1925 May 1924 Jun 1920 Jan 1919
Create a PowerPoint focusing on German propaganda
Joseph Goebbels (who was he, what is his significance)
30 – Power Point is very organized, information & pictures are extremely helpful, is extremely easy to read, covers all required information, includes a variety of creative measures to enhance project.
25 – Power Point is organized, information & pictures are helpful, is easy to read, covers required information, includes creative measures to enhance project.
20 – Power Point is somewhat organized, information & pictures are somewhat helpful, brochure is challenging to read in some places, covers some required information, includes limited creative measures used to enhance project.
15 – Power Point is unorganized, information & pictures are lacking, is extremely difficult to read, covers limited required information, lack of creative measures used to enhance project.