Aftermath

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Aftermath

  1. 1. Post World War II
  2. 2. Match the World War II death tolls on the right with the corresponding country on the left. <ul><li>7,293,00 </li></ul><ul><li>2,680,000 </li></ul><ul><li>418,500 </li></ul><ul><li>23,100,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Japan </li></ul><ul><li>United States </li></ul><ul><li>Soviet Union </li></ul><ul><li>Germany </li></ul>
  3. 8. Two “winners” 418,500 deaths 0.32% of the population 23,100,000 deaths 10.5% of the population
  4. 10. Germany? “ We have got to treat them [Germans] in such a manner so they can’t just go on reproducing people who want to continue the way they have in the past.”
  5. 12. Post-war Germany
  6. 14. Opposed German reunification Potential trading center Harsh discipline imposed—impoverished West Germany becomes more American Occupying country Vision Result Soviet Union France Great Britain United States
  7. 15. Nuremberg Trials
  8. 16. Nuremberg Trials 21 Nazi leaders tried on four charges 11 sentenced to death; 7 received jail sentences; 3 acquitted Nuremberg Principle established
  9. 17. Hiroshima Japan?
  10. 18. Nagasaki
  11. 19. Random picture of Chuck Norris: No purpose
  12. 20. Douglas MacArthur
  13. 22. <ul><ul><li>End Japanese militarism : 5 million troops demobilized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start a democratic government: 1947—new constitution </li></ul></ul>
  14. 23. Japanese War Crimes <ul><ul><li>20 leaders tried </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7 sentenced to death (Hideki Tojo) </li></ul></ul>
  15. 24. United Nations established Permanent members of the Security Council: US, Soviet Union, Great Britain, France, and China—veto power
  16. 25. Back Home…

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