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Stalin's 5 Year Plan In the Soviet Union, created by Joseph Stalin, concentrated on developing heavy industry and collectivizing agriculture at the cost of a drastic fall in consumer goods. (1928-1938)
What was Hitler confident about the Treaty of Versailles? Hitler was aided by public opinion in the west, which broadly regarded the Treaty of Versailles as flawed and held belief that communism rather than facism posed the greater threat to western democracies.
Treaty of Versailles World War I officially ended with the signing of a treaty on June 28, 1919. Negotiated amongst the Allied powers, with very little participitaion by Germany, its 15 parts and 440 articles reassigned German boundries liability for reparatio
Great Britain apeasment policy Instituted in the hope of avoiding war, the name given to Britain's policy in the 1930s of allowing Hitler to expand German territory unchecked.
Hitler invades Poland At 4:45 a.m. in 1939 German troops invaded Poland along its border. To Hitler the conquest of Poland would bring living space for the German people. Hitler hoped that his invasion of Poland would likewise be tolerated.
What part of Czechosavakia did Hitler want and get? On March 15, 1939, Hitler threatened a bombing raid against Prague, the Czech capital. By evening, Hitler made a triumphant entry into prague.
Mukden Accident was an event staged by Japanese military personnel as a pretext for the Japanese invasion in 1931, of northeastern China, known as Marchuria.
In 1940, Japan was forced to do what? forced to decide which it needed more. A-Indochina's raw materials or U.S. soil & scrap metal B- Russian support or Indonesia's protection
Decemper 7, 1941 Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor.
Dunkirk In May 1940, Germany advanced onto France, trapping Allied troops on the Beaches
Blitzkrieg An intense military campaign intended to bring about a swift victory.
Battle of Stailingrad was the largest confrontation of WWII in which Germany and its Allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad in southern Russia. (August 23, 1942-Feb 3, 1943)
Total War A war that is unrestricted in terms of weapons used, the territory or combatants involved or the objectives viewed.
Yalta The February 1945 Yalta conference was the second wartime meeting of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin, and U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Tehran conference in 1943 The Tehran Conference was a strategic meeting of Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill from 28 November 1 December 1943 after the Anglo- Soviet Invasion of Iran.
Why did Truman want to avoid invasion of Japan? did not seek to destroy Japanese culture or people, the goal was to destroy Japans ability to make war.
Nazi's Final solution to the Jewish question was a Nazi plan for the genocide of Jews in WWII
Extermination camps Death Camps for the Jews enforced by Hitler and the Nazi's
Who were victims of Hitler? The main people targeted by Hitler were the Jewish people.
Marshall Plan was an American intiative passed in 1948 to aid western Europe
The U.S. and Great Britain believed that the liberated nations of Eastern Europe should do what? They should be able to freely determine their own governments. The United States would also provide aide to the countries threatened by Communist expansion.
Warsaw Pact also known as the Treaty of Friendship, was a collective defence treaty signed in Warsaw.
Cold War The state of political hostility that existed between the Soviet bloc countries and the U.S.-led western powers from 1945-1990.
What county became communists in 1949 which in term made the U.S. fear the spread of communism? People's Republic of China.
Truman Doctrine was an American foreign policy whose stated purpose was to counter Soviet geopolitical expansion during the Cold War.
Colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser Second Egyption president
Fascist Government is a form of government which is a type of one -party dictatorship. Fascists are against democracy.
Numemberg Laws The law for protection of German blood and Herman Honour prohibited marriages and extramarital intercourse between Jews and Germans.
Six Day War known as the June war. 1967, was fought by Israel and neighboring states of Egypt, Jordan and Syria.
Policy of containment was a United States policy using numerous strategies to prevent the spread of communism abroad.
America feared what when the Soviet Union launched Sputnick I in 1957? The successful launch came as a shock to experts
Northern Ireland fighting in the 60s and 70s was against what two religious groups? The Catholic and the Protestant
Red-Scare Movement is a promotion of widespread fear by a society or state about a potential rise of anarchism, or radical leftism.
Why was the Berlin wall Built? For east Germans dissatisfied with life under the communist system.
Gorbachev soon realized that economic reform would not succeed without what? Political Reform
How did President Carter protest the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan? Canceling U.S. Participation in the 1980 Olympic Games
By 1980 what was the Soviet Union ailing from? Too many political reforms
European Union's first goals A common European currency
Why did Margaret Thatcher resign? because Micheal Heseltine launched to her leadership.
North American Free Trade Agreement is a treaty Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The three signatories agreed to remove trade barriers between them. By eliminating tariffs, NAFTAincreases investment opportunities
Why did the U.S. join allies in fighting WWI Because the Japanese bombed the fleet in Pearl Harbor.
Military Plan By General Von Schlieffen allow Germany to wage a successful two-front war
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