Great Depression & Rise of Dictators

Adolf Hitler
German dictator during World War II

Benito Mussolini
Fascist dictator of Italy

Joseph Stalin
Soviet dictator implemented the Great Purge to get rid of his opposition

Emperor Hirohito
emperor of Japan during WWII. his people viewed him as a god

Hideki Tojo
This general was premier of Japan during World War II

Wintson Churchill
British Prime Minister during World War II

Franklin Roosevelt
President of the United States during the Great Depression and through out most of World War II

Harry Truman
President of the United States after Franklin Roosevelt – made the decision to use the atomic bombs to end the war with Japan

Protective Tariffs
Taxes on products imported from other nation and was a major cause of the Great Depression

German Reparations
Germany payments for war damage that was also a cause of the Great Depression

Stock Market Crash
This occurred on October 29, 1929, Black Tuesday

Unemployment
the number of workers without jobs – a major impact of the Depression

Collapse of World Trade
an impact of high protective tariffs & retaliatory tariffs

Expansion of production capacities
Another cause of the Depression – whcih involved producing too many goods

Nazi Party
The Depression gave rise to this party in Germany

Germany, Italy, Japan, and the Soviet Union
The Depression gave rise to dictators and militant governments in these countries

Adolf Hitler
He blamed the Jews for the weak German economy after World War I

Excessive Credit
Another cause of the Great Depression whereby the banks gave out too many loans

Totalitarianism
government control over every aspect of public and private life

Joseph Stalin
Lenin’s successor who used secret police and purges to remove opposition

Anti-semitism
prejudice against Jews

Mussolini
This Italian dictator wanted to restore the glory of the Roman Empire

Ethiopia
African nation invaded by Italy in 1935

Rhineland
Area demilitarized after WWI that Hitler takes back in 1936

Sudetenland
portion of Czechoslovakia claimed by Hitler.

Poland
Invaded by Germany in 1939 which sparked the beginning of World War II

Manchuria and China
Invaded and brutalized by Japan in 1931 and 1937

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