Causes of World War II. Nazi Aggression and Failed Collective Security. Goal: Understand the causes of WWII – Failure of Collective Security and Diplomacy, and the reaction to those failures. 1. Failure of the Treaty of Versailles Severe punishment for Germany led to resentment
Nazi Aggression and Failed Collective Security
Original League of Nations building
Map of Proposed Hoare-Laval Pact
Britain and France sing to Mussolini: ‘We don’t want you to fight, but by jingo if you do, We will probably issue a joint memorandumSuggesting a mild disapproval of you.’
What is the message
Of this cartoon?
See no Abyssinia. Hear no Abyssinia. Speak no Abyssinia
After Chamberlain gave this speech, people cheered “to the echo”
Rome-Berlin Axis, 1936
Guernica – by Picasso
Chamberlain, Daladier, Hitler, Mussolini at Munich
Nazis invade Czechoslovakia, March 1939
English soccer players using a Nazi salute before a game with Germany
At the back of the line, Britain says to France, “Why should we take
a stand about someone pushing someone else when it is all so far away?