WWII. Bell Ringer. What qualities do you look for in a good leader? 1. Has his country in his best interest 2. Good Speaker (Motivating) 3. Hard working 4. Military Experience Was Adolf Hitler a good leader?. How was the European Economy after WWI ?.
Landscape/Buildings were destroyed
- Germany was forced to sign The Treaty of Versailles
- The Great Depression
US GB France Germany USSR
Led by Joseph Stalin
He established totalitarianism:
A political system where the government controls every part of its citizens lives
2 ways that he moved the USSR toward totalitarianism:
1. He called for rapid
2. He forced farmers and
peasants to give up their land
and work on collectives
He ruled with an Iron Fist
Led by Benito Mussolini
His followers were called:
Ruled Italy under a government system called Fascism:
Fascism – A strong government led by one person (attempts to eliminate or destroy all opposition)
1935 – Italy invades and conquers Ethiopia
1932 – The Nazi or National Socialist Party wins the national elections
The Nazi Party is led by…
He ruled under a fascist state and used intimidation and fear to get what he wanted
He blamed Communists and Jews for Germany’s loss in WWI.
As a result he began to strip Jews of their civil rights.