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Effects of the Great Depression
Effects of the Great Depression
Effects of the Great Depression
Effects of the Great Depression
Effects of the Great Depression
Effects of the Great Depression
Effects of the Great Depression
Effects of the Great Depression
Effects of the Great Depression
Effects of the Great Depression
Effects of the Great Depression
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Effects of the Great Depression

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Effects of the Great Depression. Info for lesson: How far did the Depression make the work of the League of Nations more difficult?

Effects of the Great Depression. Info for lesson: How far did the Depression make the work of the League of Nations more difficult?

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  • 1. THE INTERNATIONAL EFFECTS OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION
  • 2. International cooperation was undermined as countries became more selfinterested. ●
  • 3. Countries started putting tariffs on foreign goods to protect their own industries: Protectionism ●
  • 4. Countries like Germany, Italy and Japan resented the empires of Britain and France and wanted ones of their own. ●
  • 5. Britain concentrated on her empire and wanted to avoid the danger of conflict with Germany and Japan at the same time ●
  • 6. France and Spain became socially and politically divided between the right & left. ●
  • 7. Increased isolationism from USA as she concentrated on rebuilding her economy ●
  • 8. Social unrest in many countries because of mass unemployment and suffering ●
  • 9. Many countries tried to become self-sufficient and rely less on trading with other nations. ●
  • 10. Defence spending Democracies like France and Britain cut expenditure on defence and armaments. ●Germany, Italy and Japan spent more on arms. ●
  • 11. Rise of extremist political parties – both fascist and communist. The collapse of democratic governments in Germany and Spain. ●
  • 12. Without US support, France & Britain became more cautious towards dictators like Hitler and Mussolini. ●

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