2AKS46a - examine the influence of Albert Einstein on science, Sigmund Freud on social thinking, and Pablo Picasso on art46c - characterize the social, economic, and political climate of the post-World War I world that led to favorable conditions for totalitarian regimes46d - describe the rise of fascism in Europe and Asia by comparing the policies of Benito Mussolini in Italy, Adolf Hitler in Germany, and Hirohito in Japan
3EQWhat is fascism?What was going on in the post-WWI world culturally?What was going on in Europe that created the conditions for WWII?
4Albert EinsteinEinstein’s theory of relativity changed people’s world viewCreated uncertainty
5Think about the weirdest dream you have ever had? What happened?Who was in it?What do you think it meant
6Sigmund Freud Constructed a theory about the human mind much of human behavior is irrationalUnconsciousPleasure-seeking drivesWeakened faith in reason
12The rise of fascismFascismSocial – supported by middle class, industrialists, militaryExamples – Italy, Spain, GermanyBasic Principles - authoritarian, charismatic leaderPolitical – nationalist, racist, one party ruleEconomic – Command economyCultural – censorship, indoctrination, secret police
13Review What conditions did the Treaty of Versailles place on Germany? What was the name of the fascist leader of Italy?What was the name of the fascist party in Germany? Name of leader?What are the characteristics of fascism?
26Create a timeline with the following events: Munich ConferenceFascists March on RomeAxis Powers createdJapan invades Manchuria/Rape of NanjingHitler annexes SudetenlandMussolini attacks EthiopiaNazi/Soviet Nonaggression PactStock market crashHitler annexes AustriaGerman troops move into the RhinelandHitler named Chancellor of GermanyKristallnact