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38 Cards in this Set

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withdrawal from all world affairs
reducing the size of a countries military
Emily Greene Balch
a leader in woman movement that played a big part in peace efforts
Washington Conference
an international conference held in washington D.C.
Charles Evans Hughes
1921 us secretary of state that organized the washington conference
Kellogg-Briand Pact
it outlawed war as a instrument of national policy
Adolf Hitler
the man that really started the war and hated jews blaming them for the loss of WW1
Emiliano Charmorro
over threw government causing a civil war in Nicaragua
Henry Stimson
a long time official that tried to negotiate the end of the civil war
Augusto Cesarsandino
a general who opposed chammorro and refused to accept Stimson's proposal
Adolfo Diaz
Chamorro's succesor
Anastasio Somoza
a general who ordered Sandino's assassination
Good Neighbor Policy
1938 Mexican president
Josephus Daniels
1938 US ambassador of mexico argues for compromise between mexican government and oil companies
in the 1930's they took power in many litin american countries
Benito Musslini
he founde the facist party in order to destroy communist party and promoted his own rise to power
Fascist party
believed that a military driven government should control all aspects of society
Mussolini's army and followers were nicknamed this because of the color of the uniforms they wore
Joseph Stalin
using underhanded tactics and even organizing the assassinations of his enemies he eventually became the nations leader for communist party leaders
assert government control over
totalitarian state
a country where government has complete control
Nazi party
Hitlers national socialist party that won nearly 40% of the vote in the national elections
Nazi stormtroopers called this because of their color of their shirts
anti- semitism
hatred of jews
popular front
an international alliance of organizations united against fascism
Francisco Franko
a general
also know as the night of broken glass violence showed the fate of european jews and others whom hitler opposed
axis powers
Germany Italy And Japan alliance
munich conference
a pact that gave germany control of Sudetenland
giving demands in order to avoid larger conflict
Winston Churchill
a politician of britain that feared appeasement would encourage hitler to seize additional territory
nonaggression pact
stalin and hitler agreed not to attack eachother
allied powers
britan american and france
lend lease act
the american allowed the british an allied powers to boroow their items for a price
lightning war aginst poland
Maginot line
a line of defences along the french boarder line
Atlantic charter
a pleadeg nor to seek territorial expansion
Hideki Tojo
a minister of war who becam minister of japan in october 1941