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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Ch. 17 Overview; Notes on Edmodo

USH: Unit 5 - Ch. 17 – THE ROAD TO WAR (1921-1941)
OVERVIEW: WW1 left Europe in a state of chaos. Germany was required to pay substantial war reparations, and other European countries owed the US large war debts. In this chapter you will learn how after WW1 many Americans hoped to focus on matters at home. However, the Great Depression touched off global economic problems. The rise of dictators in Europe set the stage for another war. Dictators also took power in several Latin American countries. Other Latin American countries tried to reduce US influence in the region.
VOCAB: Isolationism, Disarmament, Adolf Hitler, Nationalize, Caudillos, Good Neighbor Policy, Totalitarian State, Anti-Semitism, Benito Mussolini, Fascist Party, Joseph Stalin, Nazi Party, Francisco Franco, Popular Front, Appeasement (and the Munich Conference), Nonaggression Pact, Allied Powers, Axis Powers, Winston Churchill, Lend-Lease Act, Blitzkrieg, Atlantic Charter, Pearl Harbor and Dec. 7, 1941

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