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Sampler
World War II, Part 1
    
                  sampler  4’-58”    (61’ lecture)

What are the post-World War I economic forces which are crucial to the rise of fascism in Italy and Germany?
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Prelude to WW II.  Why is the Versailles Treaty the prelude to WW II?
 

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The rise of fascism

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Why not here or England?  Why fascism did not take hold in America and England.
 

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Fascism is beyond totalitarianism

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Fascism and the Great Depression.

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Fascism and racism.

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U.S. and the rise of Germany.

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The Spanish Civil War

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Events leading to war.

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The Soviet-Nazi Non-Aggression Pact

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The start of the war.  The Phony War Period.  The blitzkrieg.
 

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England stands alone

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The role of the U.S.

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Japan’s ambitions.  The need for Japan to expand in Asia.  Militarisms of the 3 axis powers.
 

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The Pearl Harbor attack controversy.
 

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U.S. neutrality.

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U.S. at war, dealing with 2 enemies.