Dictatorships and Wwii

Megan Adams
Mrs. Edwards
Chapter 29 Overview
  1. In a well-written paragraph, summarize the central theme of this chapter.
The central theme of chapter 29 is war and improving technology. The Great War ended then dictatorships began. It started in the Soviet Union with Joseph Stalin. A few years later, the New York stock market collapsed and the world economy fell into the Great Depression. In Germany,   many people entrusted Adolf Hitler to save them from this crisis. He and his Nazi followers were establishing a totalitarian government system. In 1941, Japan led an attack on Pearl Harbor. Later, a successful D-Day Invasion pushed Germany back. The US naval victories with the Japanese strengthened the US. Two atomic bombs were dropped on Japan until they surrendered; which ended the second world war. Overall, World War II was the deadliest war in history and more civilians were killed than anybody else.

  2. Break down this chapter using PERSIA for each major people/ place.
Hitler and Germany became very powerful. His power was based on popularity and all his Nazi supporters gave him the power; which made it easier for Germany to take over countries because it was all united. They were working towards a totalitarian government systems. Different countries’ economies throughout the world were based on industry, manufacturing, and technology during this time period. The Nazis were killing out large numbers of Jews mainly, but also several other religions and groups of people. People and countries were able to more easily communicate with the telegraph and Morse Code. The Germans had much scientific knowledge and they used this to their advantage. The US was also very intelligent and they made two atomic bombs; which they dropped on Japan.

  3. Please list and define at least 5 terms pivotal to this chapter.
Five-Years Plan: Stalin’s plan to quintuple the output of electricity and double the heavy industry in 5 years
Joseph Stalin: wanted to...