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the policy in which stronger nations extend economic, political, or military control over weaker territories.
The policy written by Secretary of state John Hay that called for China’s ports to remain open and for China to remain independent. No country would have special trading rights.
Open Door Policy
World War I was also known as this:
The Great War
Four main factors that led to the outbreak of World War I:
Nationalism, Militarism, Imperialism, Alliance System
the belief that the interests of a single country were more important than the cooperation among countries.
This is what it is called when Countries tried to increase the power and influence around the world.
building up armies, navies, and other armed forces.
the Germans, Austro-Hungarians, and Italy were in the
the French, English, and Russians were in the
In 1914, __________________ was assassinated. He had been the heir to the throne of Austria Hungary.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Germans plan to begin the war. They wanted to attack the French with all their might first, and then use railroads to get back as quickly as possible to back to fight the Russians on the Eastern front.
The stretch of land between the trenches of opposing sides:
No Man's Land
These people believed that all wars were bad. They argued the United States to set an example for peace.
a telegram that proposed an alliance between Germany and Mexico against the United States.
A U-boat sank this British ship, killing more than a thousand people, including 123 Americans.
Germany used u_________ s____________. w______________ to attack allied ships (not just naval) and keep the United States from entering the war.
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
What was the name of President Wilson plan for world peace
Eight of the fourteen points dealt with Self Determination. What is Self Determination?
Different ethnic groups should be able to decide for themselves what nation they would belong to.
In Wilson’s 14 th Point, he proposed this international organization to address problems between countries before they led to war:
League of Nations
The Allied and Central powers met to sign this treaty following WWI
Treaty of Versailles
When World War I ended Hitler moved to Germany and joined this party
The Nazi Party
Hitler quickly rose in rank within the Nazi party. Why did they choose Hitler to be their leader in 1921?
Hitler may have gotten the take over idea from someone else. In Italy, who was the man who marched on Rome, with his Fascist party, and was given control of the government by King Victor Immanuel III?
Unlike Mussolini, Hitler was not given power. His revolution was foiled by police and he was arrested and tried for treason. How long was he sentenced to prison for?
Hitler would only end up serving a little over a year. While he was serving his time he wrote a book which expressed his political philosophy. What was the name of this book?
Who did Hitler blame in Mein Kamph for being the reason Germany lost World War I, for pushing communism on the German people, and for taking over the Germany’s economy?
In Mein Kamph Hitler also wanted to give the German people “Living Space” by taking over the land of this country-
When Hitler was released from prison in 1924 the economy of Germany had vastly improved. The Nazi party struggled to get members elected into the German parliament. However, his fortune would change as this crash occurred in America on October 29, 1929-
The stock market October 29th, 1929
With the Great Depression spreading world wide, Germany began to suffer. The unemployment rate in Germany would serge to this percentage
In 1931, Japan invaded this country
What did the League of Nations do in response to Japan’s action
Hitler pointed out that this treaty after World War I punished the German people unfairly
The Treaty of Versailles
According to the Treaty of Versailles, the Germans had to claim responsibility for the war, pay massive amounts of money to France and Britain, and dismantle their