How Did Appeasement Cause Ww2

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In the 1930’s, World War II was something that many countries were desperately trying to avoid. This was a task found as nearly impossible, due to Germany’s fascist leader who craved more and more power. The country’s leaders weren’t sure whether they should use an appeasement, or collective security to deal with him. Also, there were many things that were done to begin this Second World War. The reason why WWI happened is mostly because of Hitler and his violent actions, and the best way to deal with Hitler’s aggression is by using collective security. Hitler’s actions that went against the Treaty of Versailles, and the steps taken to help with dealing with him are two of the reasons WWII began. They used appeasement to try to keep the peace. …show more content…
Throughout the 1930s, many political leaders in both Britain and France came to see that the terms of the Treaty of Versailles had placed restraints on Germany that were cruel. Hitler’s behavior were seen as understandable and reasonable. Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister of Britain, felt that giving in to Hitler’s request would prevent another war. Eventually, the most memorable example of appeasement was the Munich Agreement. Sooner or later, Hitler invades the rest of Czechoslovakia, breaking the terms of the Munich Agreement much like the Treaty of Versailles and that the appeasement had failed. With this is mind, The League of Nations was a good idea and did have some early success but it was a failure as well. The main reason for the great downfall of the League of Nations is not all countries joined, had no power, had no army and unable to act quickly. Then again, collective security was a plan used to maintaining peace through an organization of states, whose members pledge themselves to defend each other in battle. Which had led to the conclusion of why World War II was plunged into war by Hitler’s violent actions and to get through to him is by collective

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