Causes of World War II

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The Second World War did not happen directly, but there was a series of events that led up to the horrific war. The deadly World War II had begun by the inability to enforce the Treaty of Versailles, the corrupted League of Nations, and the failed policy of appeasement. These three points are long term causes which express thee reasoning for the outbreak of war.

The inability to enforce the Treaty of Versailles played an important role in the starting of World War II. The weight of enforcing the rules of the Treaty was put all on the shoulders of Britain and France. It was hard to impose because some major powers did not sign the Treaty like the United States and the Soviet Union. The loss of the support from major powers had affected the Treaty of Versailles, because it made it harder to know what Germany was doing, and how to take action to prevent it. Many politicians also felt that the Treaty was too harsh on Germany, and that some rules on the Treaty should be overturned. Germany in World War I was blamed for everything, lost a lot of land and was restricted from doing many things. When the Treaty was created, the terms were not fair, and Hitler realized this and wanted to get back what was `rightfully` his. When Hitler began obtaining territories everyone was fine with it, because it was understandable since Germany`s restrictions in the Treaty…

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