The causes of the war

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  • The causes of WWII
    • Hyperinflation
      • The Great Depression
        • When the Great Depression  reached Germany they were severely effected as a result of foreign loans drying up and the loss of investments. The depression lead to people spending less which lead to the loss of jobs causing poverty to spread.
    • The Treaty of Versailles
      • The Treaty was seen as severe. It damaged Germany economically, it made her weak and hurt German pride. Hitler would use his bitterness and anger as fuel for his speeches and justify his foreign policy.
      • Hyperinflation
        • The Great Depression
          • When the Great Depression  reached Germany they were severely effected as a result of foreign loans drying up and the loss of investments. The depression lead to people spending less which lead to the loss of jobs causing poverty to spread.
    • The League of Nations
      • The League of Nations was formed on the idea of collective security. Though it never possessed the power to achieve its aim of preventing major war and was not taken seriously as a result of this
      • The Treaty of Versailles
        • The Treaty was seen as severe. It damaged Germany economically, it made her weak and hurt German pride. Hitler would use his bitterness and anger as fuel for his speeches and justify his foreign policy.
    • Appeasement
      • Appeasement was thought to be the best way of  preventing war against the aggressors, though once it became obvious that this wasn't the case it lead to the forming of alliances and eventually WWII

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