Rise of New Leaders and Ideas in Europe during the 1930s. Democracy. Rule by the people Civil Rights Representative democracy Capitalism – private business, no government ownership, free market Rule of Law. Canada and USA, 1930s. Mired in a Depression High Unemployment Poverty Hunger
Rise of New Leaders
and Ideas in Europe during the 1930s
Was capitalism failing?! Was democracy in Danger?!
Democracy was kept safe here . . .
Who Would You Vote For?
Contestant #1 I am a womanizer, have self-interested policies and unfortunately suffer from ailing health.
Contestant #2I have a drinking habit and a defiant tongue or attitude
Contestant #3I am a decorated war hero, do not drink and want to create a stable economy
Who Did You Vote For?
Black Tuesday 1929- stock market crashes
Treaty of Versailles
Great Depressionduring 1930s
Increasing influence of new political parties that emphasize state control-For example: Communism, Nazism, Fascism
Total Controlof State by aDictator
*These theories, specifically Communism and Fascism, are completely different theories that are bitterly opposed; however they exhibit the same behaviour
Interesting Fact: Fascism name was derived from the fasces, an ancient Roman symbol of authority consisting of a bundle of rods and an ax
Rising Sun Japanese Imperial Flag
Nazi Military State
“The Eternal Jew”Depiction of a Jew holding gold coins in one hand and a whip in the other. Under his arm is a map of the world, with the imprint of the hammer and sickle. Posters like this promoted a sharp rise in anti-Semitic feelings, and in some cases violenceagainst the Jewish community.
This Nazi propaganda poster reads, ‘Behind the enemy powers: the Jew.
How was it used prior to World War II?
STEPS TO WAR
How did World War II begin?
How did appeasement contribute to World War II?http://www.markville.ss.yrdsb.edu.on.ca/history/history/quotes.pdf