Presentation on theme: "PACT OF STEEL LEADERS. HITLER LEVEL OF HAPPINESS WITH THE VERSAILLES TREATY: ◦Felt Germany had been humiliated by the treaty; wanted revenge."— Presentation transcript:
PACT OF STEEL LEADERS
HITLER LEVEL OF HAPPINESS WITH THE VERSAILLES TREATY: ◦Felt Germany had been humiliated by the treaty; wanted revenge
HITLER FAMILY WEALTH ◦Middle class ◦Father was a government official ◦Mother was a housewife
HITLER FIRST CAREER OR JOB BEFORE WWI ◦Artist – applied for art school but was rejected because he could only draw landscapes.
HITLER MILITARY GOALS ◦Build up military by ignoring treaty ◦Take over government ◦Create the Nazi Party
HITLER VIEWS ON NATIONALISM VS INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS ◦Believed in nationalism; controlled people through fear and terror so that there are few individual rights
HITLER TERRITORIES EACH WANTED TO WIN ◦Austria, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Bohemia, Moravia, Danzig
HITLER QUALITY AND STRENGTH OF ARMY ◦Strong & well trained ◦Well equipped for war; access to technology ◦Used secret police to carry out questionable assignments
HITLER SPEAKING ABILITY IN FRONT OF A CROWD ◦Captivating & Charismatic ◦Utilized propaganda and fan faire to draw in German people
HITLER RELATIONS TO JEWISH PEOPLE ◦Blamed Jewish media for premature armistice at the closing of WWII. ◦Further blamed wealthy Jewish population for scandal during Depression
HITLER PUBLIC APPEARANCES ◦Often, Elaborate ◦Used mass media ◦Controlled access to information to bolster public appearance of strength
HITLER WAYS IN WHICH THEY DID NOT HELP EACH OTHER ◦Hitler did not send military aid to Japan ◦Hitler always stayed loyal to Mussolini because there was never any conflict of interest. Mussolini certainly the weaker partner
MUSSOLINI LEVEL OF HAPPINESS WITH VERSAILLES TREATY ◦Not happy, Felt cheated ◦Because Italy joined the Allies late, the Fiume Region was not awarded to them at Versailles.
MUSSOLINI FAMILY WEALTH ◦Father was a blacksmith, mother was a school teacher ◦Lower middle class
MUSSOLINI FIRST CAREER OR JOB BEFORE WWI ◦Newspaper Editor
MUSSOLINI MILITARY GOALS ◦Institute a Fascist Government and unite the Italian Peninsula
MUSSOLINI VIEWS ON NATINALIMS VS INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS ◦Wanted a Fascist Government ◦“Everything in the state, nothing outside the state, nothing against the state” ◦Few Individual Rights
MUSSOLINI TERRITORIES EACH WANTED TO WIN ◦Fiume, Dalmatia, Ethiopia, Albania, Egypt, Greece
MUSSOLINI QUALITY AND STRENGTH OF THE ARMY ◦Weapons were outdated and in poor condition ◦Boasted that he had 10 million soldiers
MUSSOLINI SPEAKING ABILITY IN FRONT OF A CROWD ◦Powerful
MUSSOLINI RELATIONS TO JEWISH PEOPLE ◦Wasn’t bothered by them
MUSSOLINI PUBLIC APPEARANCES ◦Appeared publicly often ◦Organized marches to put the power of the Italian government on display.
MUSSOLINI WAYS IN WHICH THEY DID NOT HELP EACH OTHER ◦Didn’t inform Hitler when he was going to invade a territory, caused Hitler to delay his military plans ◦Hitler was often cleaning up the errors that Mussolini created
HIROHITO LEVEL OF HAPPINESS WITH THE VERSAILLES TREATY ◦Angry, felt cheated because they couldn’t have territory in China ◦Felt ignored by the European Powers and left Versailles early.
HIROHITO FAMILY WEALTH ◦Emperor – distinct from other leaders of the era
HIROHITO FIRST CAREER OR JOB BEFORE WWI ◦Emperor
HIROHITO MILITARY GOALS ◦Desired to become the eclipsing power in the Eastern Hemisphere ◦Worked toward these goals by instituting militarism and building up their military
HIROHITO VIEWS ON NATIONALISM VS INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS ◦The State Rules
HIROHITO TERRITORIES EACH WANTED TO WIN ◦China, Korea, Manchuria, Philippines, Malaya, Singapore, Burma, Thailand, East Indies
HIROHITO QUALITY AND STRENGTH OF ARMY ◦Well trained and strong ◦Dedication to goals of Military and State are very strong!
HIROHITO SPEAKING ABILITY IN FRONT OF A CROWD Awkward and uncomfortable
HIROHITO RELATIONS TO JEWISH PEOPLE ◦none
HIROHITO PUBLIC APPEARANCES ◦Very rare ◦Not necessary, the support of the population wasn’t something that he had to harness as an emperor.
HIROHITO WAYS IN WHICH THEY DID NOT HELP EACH OTHER ◦Acted at Pearl Harbor without Hitler’s prior knowledge ◦Did not send military aid to Hitler when fighting against Russia