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What was the treaty signed after WW1 that so dissatisfied Germany?
Treaty of Versailles
Germany had economic problems between two wars, including a rapid decline in the value of their money. This decline is know as
inflation
Adolf Hitler was born in
Austria
As a result of WW1, Germany had to give France an area known as
Alsace-Lorraine
Germany was also forced to split off the eastern part of Germany (East Prussia) to allow Poland access to the Baltic Sea. This is the
Polish Corridor
Hitler left Vienna to become
an artist
During WW1, Hitler was a
brave soldier
THe las that allowed Hitler to rule as a dictator was called the
Enabling Act
Hitler desired Anchluss with regard to Austria. Anchluss means
union
Hitler demanded that Czechslovakia turn over the Sudetenland to Germany. Despite protests from the Czechs, Britain and France forced them to agree. This policy of giving in to demands is called
appeasement
Before Hitler invaded Poland, he made a deal to divide up Poland between Germany and which other country?
Russia
France and Britain declare war on Germany as a result of Poland. Next follos a period known as the sitzkreig. What was Hitler turning his forces to this time?
Denmark and Norway
Which British Prime Minister offered his country nothing but "blood, toil, tears, and sweat"?
Winston Churchill
What was the name of the famous lone of defense that France built to defend against Germany?
The Maginot Line
What was the drawback of this defense? ( the maginot line)
it did not go north far enough
After the attack on the Low Countries, the Germans moved into France. THey overran the British and French forces within a month. Where did the evacuation of British troops occur?
Dunkirk
The Germans established a puppet government in the southern part of France. What was the term commonly used for this "nation?"
Vichy
What was the "secret weapon" that helped the British win the Battle of Britain?
radar
December 7, 1941 is "a date which will live in infamy". hat happened?
Pearl Harbor was attacked.
The US beginning to prepare for war. One of the laws passed was one allowing the shipment of war material to nations whose defense was deemed necessary for the US security. What was the name of this law?
The Lend-Lease Act
S.A. leader, murdered on "Night of the Long Knives"
Ernst Roehm
Commander of Kreigsmarine
Karl Doenitz
Head of Reichssicherheitshauptamt
Reinhard Heydrich
Head of the Gestapo
Heinrich mueller
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
Head of German Military Intelligence
Wilhelm Canaris
German Minister of Propaganda
Josef Goebbels
The German Fuehrer
Adolf Hitler
Former Chicken farmer, later leader of the Schutz Staffel
Heinrich Himmler