Collapse of the League of Nations

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What was the Wall Street Crash? When did it happen?
In 1929, the Wall Street Crash was what caused World Wide Economic Crisis. It was cause by speculation as Americans invested in shares hoping to make huge profits, but because of this the US economy collapsed.
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How did the Wall Street Crash effect the World?
The industry contracted, America made fewer loans, some countries charged tarrifs and international trade, employment & profits decreased.
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Why did Japan invade Manchuria? and Italy invade Abyssinia?
These countries resorted to aggression to get more land, food and industry because thier own countries were suffering from the Wall Street Crash.
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How did this affect League leaders, France and Great Britain?
This showed them to be weak, they didnt want to help Manchuria or Abyssinia for fear of defeat and self preservation
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Cat - Communism?
Hitler was anti-communist, so one of his key aims was to crush the communist USSR.
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cAt - Abolish Versailles?
Hitler hated Versailles. The German army was limited to 1,000 men, 6 battleships and no tanks/aircrafts, Had to pay reparations, War Guilt Clause(231), Lost Territory & Colonies, Rhineland was DMZ'd & no Anschluss with Austria.
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caT - Territory?
Hitler wanted to unite all German speaking people in a single homeland.His Greater German's population would be 85 million, and they would need Lebensraum(Living Space). He intended to take over Czechoslavakia, Poland & USSR(Slav Lands).
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When did Germany re-arm?
In 1935
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When did Germany re-occupy the Rhineland?
In 1936
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