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The path to war...1930's-The west watches, but does little, as millitaristic dictators come to power in Europe. (____ ____, ____ ____, _____ ____)
Adolf Hitler
Benito Mussolini
Joseph Stalin
WWI left nations of ____, ____, ____ bitter with the U.S, Britain & France.
Germany, itlay & Japan
Japan Expands: Japan invades & conquers ____ refion of China.
Manchuria
China appealed to ____ of ____, League orders Japanese out.
League of Nations
Japan stayed in China...the got ___ of the league.
Out
1937-All-out Japanese invasion of China (Chinese fought them off under ____ ____ ____)
Chiang Kai Shek
Italy Tkaes Ethiopia: Mussolini thought taking a colony would ____ Italy.
Improve
Weakness of League of Nations ____ again.
Evident
Hitler on the Offensive: 1936-Hitler sends troops into ____.
Rhineland
Makes political agrrement with Mussolini, forming the ____-____ Axis.
Rome-Berlin
Signs anti-communist alliance with Japan & Italy, Making ____ very, very nervous...
Stalin
1938-Invades ____, adding it to Germany.
Austria
Still the Western democracies did ____.
Nothing.
Problems in Czechoslavakia: Hitler wanted country for German ____.
Expansion
Demanded Sudentenland (primarily German part) given to Germany, Britain's ____ ____ met with Hitler.
Neville Chamberlain
____ Agreement-Germany given control of land;Hitler promises he won't seek any more territory.
Munich
Chamberlain says he achieved "____ ___ ____ ____"...but Hitler was lying.
Peace In Out Time
Nazi-Soviet Pact: Hitler put pressure on Poland to hand over ____ ____ to German control.
Polish Corridor
West promises ____...but needs Stalin's help.
Aid
Chamberlain asked for Stalin' aid bur refused to give Soviets ___ he demanded as recompense.
Land
Stalin, instead, began talks with Nazi's;Signed the ____-____ nonagression Pact.
Nazi-Soviet
Both leaders had ____ motives.
Ulterior
Witht he Soviets now subdued, Hitler took another ____.
Gamble
He gambled that:
The west would do nothing.
Hitler invaded Poland on Sept. 1, 1939. He misjudged. Britain & France ____ ____ on Germany.
Declared War
When did WWII begin?
When Britain & France declared war on Germany.