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Causes of the Stock Market Crash
- Consumerism (mass media, advertising)
- Credit (Installment plan, widespread credit)
Main causes of the great depression
- Stock market crash
- Bank Failures
- Less trade between america & foreign countries
Social effects of the great depression
- Mass migrations
- high crime rate
How did president hoover respond to the depression?
- tried to create more jobs
- tried to lessen the effects on the people
What were the affects of the great depression on American politics?
It gave the government more power, Hoover played it safe, he didn't really try to solve the problems, he just made living with them easier
Explain the rise of Hitler
The former government, the Weimar Republic, was bad for the people, and they wanted new government that helped them cope with the results of WW1. The economy was failing because of the reparations and the people were upset. The Nazi membership grows because of the hopelessness in Germany. He became chancellor legally in 1933
Explain the rise of Mussolini
He organized disoriented veterans of WW1 into the fascist party, he used the black shirts to seize control. King Victor Emmanuel asked him to create a government where he would be prime minister. The government controlled nearly everything.
Explain the rise of Militarism in Japan
Japan was an ally in WW1, but did not get what it was promised. They started to westernize but they were discriminated against because they worked hard for less money. They were angry and attacked Manchuria
How did britain and france change their position after the invasion of Poland?
They wanted to intervene because they saw that Germany was causing harm to innocent areas.
Describe Germany's acquisition of territory through military and non-military means
They invaded and waged war on countries to gain more land for living space. They also acquired land by threats or surrenders.
Describe the factors that lead to Japanese agression
- -Not getting what they were promised in WW1
- - Having to westernize/ give up culture
- -needed more land to industrialize
- -Jealous of China because they had so much fertile land and success.
Explain the results of Japan's invasion of Manchuria and China
- Japan's invasion of Manchuria caused them to withdraw from the league of nations.
- Military influence increases
- The US stops shipments to Japan (they cannot strive without oil/scrap metal.
What was the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere?
A plan to group asian nations under Japanese rule.
Explain the United States growing involvement in the war prior to Pearl Harbor
- They made several neutrality acts
- They lent money to several nations
- They banned shipments to Japan
How did the US prepare for the war?
- Before the Japanese attacked, not at all,
- but after:
- Mass weapon production
- Drafting citizens
- Minorities working in factories
- Weapon development (atomic bomb)
Why did the US join the war?
They were bombed by Japan at Pearl Harbor!
Buying on the margin
Borrowing money for investing in stocks
day the stock market crashed, the start of the great depression
unemployment in the US skyrocketed during the Great depression
- The US had an unstable economy during the great depression
- The Weimar Republic caused an unstable economy in Germany
The president of the US when the stock market crashed; established chanty towns called Hoovervilles.
The New deal was presented by FDR, had many new laws to prevent the economy from failing agains, like minimum wage.
The fascist dictator of Italy.
The party of which Mussolini was the leader, Black shirts.
Communist leader of Russia. Harsh conditions.
Ruled by germany, it's people were forced to fight for he Germans
Spanish Civil War
Italy and Germany practiced their new tactics while intervening in this war.
A pact between Russia and Germany that was soon broken by Germany invading Stalingrad.
Lightning war, a fast war that defeated many of Germany's conquests.
The Governments established in France by the Germans
The German airforce
Cash and Carry
system of trading whereby goods are paid for in full at the time of purchase and taken away by the purchaser.
Rape of Nanjing
An attack of a chinese city by Japan that killed nearly 100,000 civillians
An official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a particular country.
The Japanese attack on US
Sell tons of stocks
The depression in the economy in 1929-1941
To overestimate (value of stocks...)
an act that was done consciously, of one's own choice.
A new kind of government that has total rule over the nation
- The party organized by Hitler.
- Largely prejudice
The prime minister of Britain as they entered WWII
autobiography of one Adolf Hitler
The Germans wanted it as living space, the british intervened, then to avoid war, appeased in the Munich conference.
Agreeing to whatever is said to avoid confrentation
- Washing machine
- The Nazi invasion of Russia
- -1.CRUSH COMMUNISM
- -2.GAIN LIVING SPACE
- -3.GAIN RAW MATERIALS
- Russians retreated, and Germans left to face the harsh russian winter
- Germans had to surrender at Stalingrad.
Battle of Britain
Conflict between RAF and Luftwaffe to gain Britain
The US supplied the allied powers
The Japanese General that encouraged militarism. He was the one who led Pearl Harbor
French colonial regions of china
targeted by Japan in 1941
People who went to the banks and got their money while they were failing.
The recurring and fluctuating levels of economic activity that an economy experiences
Chanty towns set up by President hoover
Democratic president elected during the great depression. established the new deal
The Nazi ruler of Germany.
Mussolini's violent army
A defense set up by the French
A new leader that emerged in England
Attacked by Italy, and colonized
when the germans killed many jews during the night time "The night of broken glass"
Invasion of Poland
The Nazi invasion of poland caused the allied powers to intervene on Germany.
Where the English were saved after a naval battle with Germany, in the english channel
The democratic republic set up after WWI, failed and implemented the Dawes plan
The US passed many neutrality acts to stay out of the war.
Japan captured cities in Manchuria for raw materials
Dutch East Indies
capture of the dutch east indies by Japan
The capital of Japan
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