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    1. 1. World War II By: Andrew Putnam
    2. 2. The Road to War <ul><li>Some effects of WW I are Causes of WW II </li></ul><ul><li>Germany’s war dept </li></ul><ul><li>French and British indecision of Policies </li></ul><ul><li>American Isolationism </li></ul><ul><li>The changing of Borders in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Treaty of Versailles </li></ul>
    3. 3. The Versailles Treaty <ul><li>Germany has to pay for war damages to the allied nations for World War I </li></ul><ul><li>Must limit army to 100,000 men </li></ul><ul><li>Navy can only be 24 ships </li></ul><ul><li>Payments were not only made in cash but also in ships, livestock, and other resources </li></ul><ul><li>Alsace and Loraine were returned to France </li></ul>
    4. 4. American Isolationism <ul><li>Government kept out of Foreign Affairs </li></ul><ul><li>Ignored Hitler’s rise to power </li></ul><ul><li>Did not enter the League of Nations </li></ul><ul><li>Repairing relations with Japan </li></ul>
    5. 5. Hitler’s Tools & Strategies <ul><li>His rise to power was due to his ideas and ways of capturing the public </li></ul><ul><li>Speeches would be filled with anger and anxiety starting out slow and building up </li></ul><ul><li>Stressed that the German peoples problems where due to the Jewish people </li></ul><ul><li>Promised to bring hope and power back to the tarnished German reputation </li></ul>
    6. 6. Japan’s Role <ul><li>Military mostly controls the government leaving the Emperor as only a respectable figure head </li></ul><ul><li>September 1931: Japanese military sets up an attack upon themselves disguised as Chinese soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>Looked as an incentive to take Manchuria without controversy </li></ul><ul><li>Japan pushed down into the southern waters of the Philippines and also out east </li></ul>
    7. 7. Italy <ul><li>1919: Benito Mussolini starts Italian Fascist movement after returning from World War I </li></ul><ul><li>1922: threatens to march on Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Given Premiership and decreased power of Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>Created a one party state and established himself as Il Duce (The Leader) </li></ul>
    8. 8. Hitler’s First Move towards power <ul><li>Hitler was the head of the Nazi Party and headed a strong and forceful campaign </li></ul><ul><li>In 1933 Hitler was handed the chancellorship </li></ul><ul><li>In the same year he suspended the constitution and abolished the presidency and named himself the Führer (leader) </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler was now able to put Nazi ideology into practice </li></ul>
    9. 9. Nazi Hierarchy <ul><li>Hitler acted as the totalitarian dictator in the Nazi Party </li></ul><ul><li>The SA were known also as the Storm Troopers (they acted as the police) </li></ul><ul><li>The SD (security Service) controlled the concentration camps </li></ul><ul><li>The SS were known as the elite forces </li></ul>
    10. 10. The Nazis Begin The Terror <ul><li>The Nazi Brownshirts Ransack public and private buildings in order to find and burn books that were deemed as un-German. </li></ul><ul><li>“ They that start by burning books will end by burning men.” </li></ul><ul><li>-Heinrich Heine, 1821 </li></ul>
    11. 11. June 30, 1934 <ul><li>Known later on as the “Night of the Long Knives”, was a successful attempt to rid the of enemies and weaknesses. One of the people killed was Ernst Röhm who was the head of the SA. For a long time Hitler had overlooked his homosexuality which was strictly forbidden by Nazi Policies. </li></ul>