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Ch 17 sec 3

  1. 1. World After WWI
  2. 2. Rise of the Dictators:
  3. 3. RUSSIA • There were two parties in Russia: 1. Bolsheviks – supported violence 2. Mensheviks – sought change through peaceful methods
  4. 4. • Czar Nicholas II was abducted and executed.
  5. 5. • Vladimir Lenin led the Bolsheviks and became the virtual dictator of Russia
  6. 6. • Lenin believed that atheism was vital • Instructed his forces to execute large numbers of religious leaders
  7. 7. • When Lenin died, Joseph Stalin struggled for control of the communist party and became the 2nd dictator of the Soviet Union.
  8. 8. Joseph Stalin
  9. 9. GERMANY
  10. 10. • Adolf Hitler led the Nazi party – National Socialist German Workers’ Party • Once in power, Hitler declared himself dictator of Germany • He rebuilt Germany for future military conquest
  11. 11. Adolf Hitler
  12. 12. ITALY
  13. 13. • Italy helped the Allies during WWI, but gained no land after the war was over. • Benito Mussolini was head of the Fascist Party • He led a march on Rome and was appointed leader of Italy
  14. 14. Benito Mussolini
  15. 15. Lateran Treaties • Signed between Mussolini and the Catholic Church • Gave the Catholics Vatican City in return for their end of opposition to the unification of Italy
  16. 16. League of Nations • Formation led by Woodrow Wilson of the US • Hoped to prevent future wars • It turned out to be too weak
  17. 17. 3 pacts to prevent future war: 1. Washington Naval Conference – Agreed to limit the number of war ships each nation could build
  18. 18. 2. Locarno Pact • Between Germany, France and Belgium • Agreed on present borders
  19. 19. 3. Kellogg-Briand Pact • Agreed to settle disputes by negotiation rather than force

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