Fascism, Nazism and Communism: These powerful dictators, and the aggressive, expansionist and totalitarian governments in Germany, Italy, Spain and the USSR all played a major role in the events leading up to WW2. Japan sought to establish a colonial empire led by Militarists, for additional facts refer to Japanese Militarism.
The Great Depression and the rise of Fascism Timeline created by TaisV Jan 1, Russia forms a new government The Provisional Government, hopes to estacblish a democratic rule; nonetheless Depression and fascism months it had fallen to a Communist dictatorship.
Jan 1, Germany's new democratic government was set up It was known as the Weimar Republic which had serious weaknesses from the start. Such as major political parties and minor ones, a lack of strong democratic tradition and millions of Germans even blamed this government for the country's defeat.
Jan 1, Paris Peace Conference takes place Italy was mostly dissapointed over the failure to win large territorial gains at this conference.
Inflation and unemployement were also great problems in Italy, this made Italians loose faith on a democracy. Jan 1, Mussolini founds the Facist Party He promised to rescue Italy by reviving it's economy and rebuilding its armed forces.
His popuolarity rapidly increased. Jan 1, Hitler joins the Nazi Party and becomes its leader Nazis believed that the Treaty of Versailles should be overthrown and that ethnic groups such as Jews, Gypsies, and Slavs were inferior and deteriorated Germany.
Jan 1, Inflation causes crisis in Germany After the war, Germany had lost a number of money and lives; to pay the expenses of the war, instead of raising taxes, Germany printed more money which immediately lost value.
For example, a bread loaf which price was once less han a mark, five years later, the sae brad loaf cost had rised up to a billion marks.
Jan 1, Hitler is arrested After a march to seize power in Munich failed, Hitler was taken to prison in which he was sentenced to five years of service, there he wrote his own book called "My Struggle" which set forth his beliefs and his goals for Germany.
Jan 1, Hitler revives the Nazi Party After leaving prison. Germany and France signed a peace treaty And promissed they would never again make war agains each other.
Mar 12, Marshal Jozef Piludski seizes power in Poland Jan 1, German factories were producing as much as goods as they did before the Great War After the inflation, Charles Dawes provided a plan for Germany to re-establish its economy in a more realistic way, Jan 1, American factories were turning out nearly half of the world's industrial goods This rising productivity led to enourmous profits.
Nonetheless, this wealth was not evenly distributed. Apr 1, U.
S economy weakens As the prosperity of the U. A sustained the world economy, the whole wold's economic system collapsed.
Oct 29, Jan 1, U. S voters elected Franklin D. Roosevelt as their president He later restored American's faith in their nation and began aprogram of government reform which helped the growth of the U.
Jan 1, Hitler is appointed chancellor By this moment, tha Nazi party was the largest politicl party in Germany, President Hindenburg thought he would be the best option for Germany to groweconomically again. Jan 1, Only one democracy remained in eastern Europe This one democracy remaining was Chechoslovakia Nov 9, Kristallnacht takes place This night, Nazi mobs attacked Jews in their homes and on the streets, also destroying thousands of Jewish owned buildings.
This attempt signaled the real strat of the process of eliminating Jews from Germany Period:Fascism is a complex ideology. There are many definitions of fascism; some people describe it as a type or set of political actions, a political philosophy or a mass movement.
The three big factors that drove the spread of American fascism at that time are still relevant for America today.
Fascist Ideas Were Popular In s America In the s, fascist ideas were. After World War I, the world felt the echo of the loss, the shatter of Enlightenment ideals, and the disillusionment of progress.
The s foresaw the Great Depression that rocked the world forever. The dictators who sought to "change it for the better". More specifically, the rise of the Mussolini's Italian Fascist Party, Hitler's Nazis, and Stalin's Communist Soviet Union.
The depression was caused by a number of serious weaknesses in the economy. Although the s appeared on the surface to be a prosperous time, income was unevenly distributed. The wealthy made large profits, but more and more Americans spent more .
Chapter The Great Depression and the Authoritarian Response The Global Great Depression • The Great Depression was caused by structural weaknesses in industrial economies. A price collapse occurred as a result of cheap agricultural imports and rising European production.
Fascism definition is - a political philosophy, movement, or regime (such as that of the Fascisti) that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of .