The Occupation of Czechoslovakia

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When was the occupation of Czechoslovakia?
March 1939
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Why was Czechoslovakia so weak and vulnerable to attack?
As she lost the Sudetenland that had 70% of its industries and had all of its defences,
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Who other than Germany began to take land from Czechoslovakia?
Poland and Hungary
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How was Hitler able to take over Czechoslovakia?
Hitler encouraged the Slovaks to rebel for independance and riots were involved,
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What was President Hacha forced to do?
Hand over Czechoslovakia to Germany,
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What policy did it mark the end of and why?
Appeasement as Hitler could not justify why he took over Czechoslovakia as there were no German-speaking people there and he couldn't argue that he was reversing the wrongs of the T of V
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What does this event tell Chamberlain about Hitler? What agreements has he broken?
He could not be trusted as he broke the Munich Agreement and the personal agreement between where Hitler would confront Chamberalin before taking action that could lead to war,
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Did Britain and France help Czechoslovakia? What did they do instead?
No but they signed an agreement with Poland which guaranteed its border and promised help if invaded,
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What was introduced during Britain in peace time?
Conscription,
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What two agreements did he withdraw from?
The 10 year non-aggression pact with Poland of 1934 and the Anglo-German Naval Agreement of 1935,
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What agreement or pact was made with Hitler and who?
The pact of Steel with Mussolini,
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