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Dictators an War

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totalitarianism theory of government in which a single party or leader controls the economic, social, and cultural lives of its people
Joseph Stalin he was the leader of the Communist Party, his name means "man of steel"; responsible for the deaths of up to 10 million people; led the Great Terror, an attempt to purge the Communist Party of real or suspected traitors
Benito Mussolini in 1919 he founded the Fascist Party, a right-wing organization that trumpeted nationalism and promised to make Italy great again
Adolf Hitler led the Nazi party; son of minor Austrain civil servant; failed artist, a wounded and decorated World War I soldier
anti-Semitic prejudice against Jewish people motivated by religious intolerance and economic resentment
Spanish Civil War a bloody conflict that raged from 1936-1939; rebelled against Spain's democratic republican government. both Hitler and Mussolini
appeasement a granting concessions to a potential enemy in the hope that it will maintain peace
Anschluss spring of 1939 in the fall, Hitler turned toward the Sudetenland, a portion of western czechoslovakia that was largely populated by ethnic Germans
Munich Pact the agreement reached at the conference, had preserved "peace for our time" he was wrong. it merely postponed the war for 11 months.
Created by: collinjk