21Influences 1. Disillusionment: --loss of faith in the Enlightenment tradition--loss of faith in liberal-democratic values(which contributed to Fascist ideologies)2. The Lost Generation: 9 million killed3. A fascination with violence:Some veterans clung to an aggressive militarism and favored extremist political movements (Hitler and Mussolini)
22After WWI: Era of Totalitarianism Communist RussiaFascist ItalyNazi Germany
321939Germany asked the Polish Corridor to be abolished. When Poland decided not to give in, Hitler attacked. WWII began.
33The Holocaust-WWII=a racial warmillion Jewish people died
341945 August 6 and 9 Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Japan surrendered.
351945 United Nations founded 1947 Cold War started 1950 Korean War Eastern Europe occupied by Red ArmyCold War startedKorean WarBerlin Wall builtCuban missile crisisVietnam WarYear of liberation in Eastern EuropeGermany reunified;Cold War ended