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Paths to war ch11sec1

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Paths to war ch11sec1

  1. 1. Paths to War CH. 11 SECTION 1
  2. 2. Review… Hitler came to power in Germany  He was voted for!  Party was called the Nazi party (National Socialist German Workers Party)  Wanted an “Aryan” nation Treaty of Versailles left Germany in bad shape  Forced Germany to take full responsibility for WWI  Germany had to pay reparations  Demilitarized Rhineland
  3. 3. Appeasement Policy based on the belief that if European states satisfied reasonable demands of unsatisfied powers, the unsatisfied powers would be content, and stability and peace would be achieved in Europe.  Hitler sent troops into the Rhineland, but Britain did NOTHING  Hitler demanded to be given part of Czechoslovakia, so Britain, France and Italy GAVE IT TO HIM
  4. 4. New Alliances Hitler formed an alliance with Italy by helping Mussolini invade Ethiopia and aid the Spanish civil war Signed the Anti-Comintern Pact with Japan promising a common front against communism Hitler forced Austria to become a part of Germany by threatening war.
  5. 5. Hitler Pushes Forward Hitler invades the rest of Czechoslovakia and demands the Polish port of Danzig  Britain and France finally realize Hitler will not stop and offer to aid Poland in the event of war  They seek an alliance with Soviet dictator, Joseph Stalin Hitler did not want a 2 front war, so he signed the Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact which promised Germany and the Soviet Union would not fight  In return Hitler promised the Soviet Union control of eastern Poland  Hitler expected to fight the Soviet Union anyways later Hitler invaded Poland and Germany and France declared war on Germany
  6. 6. The Japanese Path to War 1931 the Japanese seized Manchuria for its natural resources  Justified this by claiming Chinese had attacked a Japanese railway in Mukden  Japanese had actually done this themselves  Japanese forced to withdraw from the League of Nations Chiang Kai-shek wanted to avoid conflict with Japan to focus on fighting Communism  Japanese kept advancing through China forcing him to go to war
  7. 7. The New Asian Order Japan wanted to create a New Order in East Asia  Wanted to help modernize Asia Japan originally wanted to join with Hitler and attack the Soviet Union for resources After non-aggression pact they began looking at French Indochina instead The US threated to cut off Japan from trade if they attacked  Japan chose to do a surprise attack on U.S. and European colonies in Southeast Asia

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