The Causes Of World War II

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The Causes of World War II:
The seeds of world war II lies in the instability created by world war I. particularly the instability in Germany in the economic and political conditions due to the harshness of the Versailles treaty and as a result the rise of Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party
The effects of the treaty of Versailles:
The treaty of Versailles harshness was one of the main causes for the outbreak of World War II. It began in 1919 when Lloyd George of England, Orlando of Italy, Clemenceau of France and Woodrow Wilson from the US met to discuss how Germany will pay for the devastation it cause in World War II. Woodrow Wilson wanted a treaty based on his 14-point hoping that this will bring peace to Europe. Georges Clemenceau
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They adopted the policy of strong government and control over the economy. By 1935, Mussolini was the dictator of Italy. Fascism was embraced in Germany by the National Socialist German Workers Party, also known as the Nazis. They were advocating the superiority of the German race. On January 1933 Hitler was appointed in a powerful position. Hitler’s actions (remilitarization): Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in January 1933.and began to build up the German army. In 1934 he increased the size of the army and the military service became obligatory. Although France and Britain were aware of these actions, they did not behave against it because they were concerned about the spread of communism in Europe and they thought that if Germany became strong. It will be able to prevent the spread of communism. Hitler also made two major alliances during 1936. The first was called the Rome-Berlin Axis Pact and with Mussolini’s Italy. The second was called the Anti-Comitern Pact with Japan. Hitler’s plan was to take back all the territories that had been taken away from Germany. In March 1938, German forces occupied Austria. The Austrian leader hold a referendum asking the people whether they

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