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From Appeasement To War. 14.1 Notes. I. Aggression Goes Unchecked. Japan overruns Manchuria League of Nations does nothing Italy invades Ethiopia League voted sanctions but did not enforce Hitler re-arms and occupies Rhineland Both violations of Versailles treaty.

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From appeasement to war

From Appeasement To War

14.1 Notes


I aggression goes unchecked

I. Aggression Goes Unchecked

  • Japan overruns Manchuria

    • League of Nations does nothing

  • Italy invades Ethiopia

    • League voted sanctions but did not enforce

  • Hitler re-arms and occupies Rhineland

    • Both violations of Versailles treaty


Ii appeasement and neutrality

II. Appeasement and Neutrality

  • Appeasement- giving in to the demands of an aggressor

  • United States passes Neutrality Acts

    • Neutrality Acts- laws that forbid loans or selling of arms to nations at war

  • Rome-Berlin-Tokyo Axis- agreement to fight communism and not interfere with each other


Iii why the west appeased hitler

III. Why the West Appeased Hitler

  • Fear of modern weaponry

  • Pacifism following WWI

    • Pacifism- opposition to all war

  • Great Depression

  • Faith in diplomacy

  • Fascism a defense vs. communism


Iv spain collapses into civil war

IV. Spain Collapses Into Civil War

  • Francisco Franco- led a revolt that turned into a civil war

  • Hitler, Mussolini supported Franco

  • Stalin supported his opponents

  • Spain was used by Hitler as a testing ground for new weapons

    • Guernica- Spanish town that was bombed, 1,600 innocents die

  • Franco becomes fascist dictator


V german aggression continues

V. German Aggression Continues

  • Austria Annexed

    • Called Anschuluss

    • Nazis already controlled top government posts

    • Hitler just walked in and took it

  • Czech crisis

    • Hitler wanted Sudetenland, a German speaking portion of Czechoslovakia


Vi the munich conference

VI. The Munich Conference

  • Munich Conference- West persuaded Czech to surrender Sudetenland to Hitler to avoid war

    • British PM Chamberlain declared “peace for our time”

    • Hitler assured them that there were no further plans to expand


Vii europe plunges toward war

VII. Europe Plunges Toward War

  • March 1939 Hitler takes the rest of Czech

    • Britain, France pledge to defend Poland, Hitler’s likely next target

  • Nazi-Soviet Pact- non-aggression pact

    • Secretly agreed not to fight if one went to war and to divide up Eastern Europe and Poland

  • September 1st, 1939 Hitler invades Poland

  • WWII begins


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