The Sudetenland Crisis

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Edward Benes (the leader of Czechoslovakia) was...
horrified with Anschluss, and realised his country would be next for the taking
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Britain and French acted as if they had no means to stop this from happening but...
they have a treaty with Czechoslovakia, so they couldn't let her get hurt
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The new state created through the T of V had many Germans who...
used to live in the Austro-Hungarian Empire
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Henlein (leader of the Nazis in the Sudetenland) stirred trouble among the...
Sudeten Germans and demanded to be part of Germany
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Britain, France and the USSR all promised to halp Czechoslovaki if in danger and...
Benes was ready to fight
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On the 15th September 1938, Chamberlain few to meet with Hitler and...
Hitler moderated his demands, saying he was only interested in parts of the Sudetenland
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On the 19th September, Chamberain and Daladier (French Leader)...
informed Benes of the agreement but Hitler changed his mind, and said he wanted all of the Sudetenland
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He claimed the Czech government was mistreating the Germans when he wanted to...
'rescue' them by 1st October
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The Munich Agreement held the four powers: Chamberlain, Hitler, Mussolii and Daladier but...
there was no represntative for Czechoslovakia or the USSR
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On the 30th September at Munic, it was agreed that the Sudetenland would...
become German
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Br and Fr ensured Benes that the remaining part of Czechoslovakia would...
not be taken away from him, and he had to accept this
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Chamberlain and Hitler met privately and they agreed to a...
declaration that they won't go to war with each other and that consoltation would solve things
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Hitler had gained the Sudetenland without fighting and...
peace had been maintained by Chamberlain
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Czechoslovakia had lost its defensive frontier and became vulnerable to invasion, whereas...
Germany had gained the armaments and mineral resources of the Sudetenland
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they have a treaty with Czechoslovakia, so they couldn't let her get hurt

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Britain and French acted as if they had no means to stop this from happening but...

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used to live in the Austro-Hungarian Empire

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Sudeten Germans and demanded to be part of Germany

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Benes was ready to fight

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