Causes and Consequences of World War II

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Hitler shortly attacks Poland, not keeping his promise. Shortly after the attack France and Britain declare war on Germany. Hitler was the cause of World War II since he broke the treaty causing other countries like Britain and France to declare war. Hitler kept all the Jews in concentration camps because he thought they were not humans but animals. Hitler was labeled as a supremacist to all other races. He was seeing Jews as the fault that Germany was falling. He felt that if all Jews were eliminated the Germans would have been one of the most powerful countries. The war lasted from 1939 to 1945. The dates were different for different countries.

The War began on September 1, 1939 and the war ended on 1945. The final surrender of Germany was on May 8 , 1945 right about a week after Hitler had committed suicide, and the surrender of Japan was on August 14, 1945. "The conclusion of World War II brought to a conclusion a distinct period of global conflict that had begun the dawn of the Imperialist epoch in the late 1890s." (North David). World War II was a war that was basically was also caused by Imperialism. Mostly Hitler was the cause of World War II since he was not a man of his words. Germany and Austria-Hungary were responsible of World War II. The governments exploited the…

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