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Kick Off December 12, 2013  What were the 4 MAIN causes of World War I?  Analyze the political cartoon on page 803. Answer questions 16 & 17 in your.

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1 Kick Off December 12, 2013  What were the 4 MAIN causes of World War I?  Analyze the political cartoon on page 803. Answer questions 16 & 17 in your notebook.

2 1. The eagle on the glove symbolizes Germany. Whose hands are in the cartoon? 2. To what event was the cartoonist referring? What do you think the cartoonist thought about this event? Kick Off December 12, What were the 4 MAIN causes of WWI?

3 1. The eagle on the glove symbolizes Germany. Whose hands are in the cartoon? German Foreign Secretary Arthur Zimmerman 2. To what event was the cartoonist referring? What do you think the cartoonist thought about this event? The Zimmerman Note; probably blamed Zimmerman for German aggression 3. 4 MAIN Causes: Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism Kick Off December 12, 2013

4 The Interwar Years Chapter 27

5 India after World War I  Rowlatt Acts allowed British to deal harshly with growing Indian opposition  1919, Amritsar Massacre  Turning point for Indians under colonial rule  Mohandas Gandhi Mohandas Gandhi  Ahimsa & Civil disobedience  Led protests and a boycott on British salt  British Parliament gave Indians limited self- rule

6 THE GREAT DEPRESSION  1929, US Stock Market crashes  Leads to Great DepressionGreat Depression

7 WORLDWIDE DEPRESSION  European countries still struggling to recover after WWI  Many in debt to US  Germany experiencing hyperinflation  Japan hit by depression in 1927  US Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act, 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act  Placed heavy taxes on imported goods  Attempt to encourage Americans to buy US-made products  Backfired, crippling foreign economies

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9 Dictators in Europe  1. Mussolini (pg )  2. Stalin ( )  3. Hitler ( ) Create a poster outlining the main ideas from your section. Include: - the background of your dictator (what country?) - how did they come to power? - what happened once the dictator was in power?

10 Japan


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