The Main Causes Of World War II

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The main cause of World War II was the way World War I ended, and the Treaty of Versailles. Through the treaty Germany was "punished" for the war, broken into pieces and the German Government crippled. In Imperial Japan the Japanese military seized power, and Japan believed that as a member of the alliance they had been given the authority to build an overseas empire.

Worldwide economic strife, the Great Depression. The collapse the world markets hit every nation to a certain degree, unemployment increased dramatic as jobs were scarce and people lost their savings, they also lost confidence in their leadership.

With rise of Fascism, it became a huge part of the problems the world faced. The high public discontent fostered the increase in
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The lack of an international authority or ability to curb the radical movements or hinder radical nations failed to address these matters at a lower level. Italy's expansion and war in Africa, Japan's invasion of Manchuria, and China. Germany's support of Franco. The international community was preoccupied with their own problems and could not, would not, untie for the common good.

The Passive & Anti-war movements had a major cause and reflected on the war. WW1 left a scar upon the mentality of nearly every nation that had fought in the war. No nation, not population wanted to repeat a WW1. That fear, or presence saturated itself down into the mental physic of nearly every nation but those involved in Fascism. The Fascist movements had at their core a willingness to use force "to get the job done" and were not afraid to use force to achieve their goals. Whereas the more democratic nations choose to ignore the rest of the world and steered a path of
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France and Britain needed the reparation payments in order to pay down the debts they had accumulated. Hitler seized on this growing resentment and promise to “undo this injustice and tear up this treat and restore Germany to the greatness it had before the treaty took effect. In fact, the payments demanded were to large that Germany was able to repay the final installment of interest on this debt only on October 3,2010. Some of the other causes of World War II are generally known as the, Treaty violations and acts of aggression on various fronts. Political and economic instability in Germany, combined with bitterness over its defeat in World War I and the harsh conditions of the Treaty of Versailles. Rise of power of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party. In the mid-1930s Hitler began secretly to rearm Germany, in violation of the treaty. Adolf Hitler signed alliances with Italy and Japan to oppose the Soviet Union. German invasion of Poland on Sept. 1,