Chapter 13: World War Looms
Section 1: Dictators Threaten World Peace

Name____________________________

Main Idea:

The rise of rulers with total power in Europe and Asia led to World War II

Objectives:

People, places and terms:

Benito Mussolini

fascism

Vladimir Lenin

Joseph Stalin


collective

Adolf Hitler


Nazism

totalitarian

Manchuria


Neutrality Acts

Axis Powers

Fransico Franco

Questions:

a. Why did the new democracies set up after World War I fail?

 

b. What are the characteristics of a totalitarian state?

 

c. What factors led to the rise of fascism in Italy?

 

d. What were the key key ideas and goals that Hitler presented in Mein Kampf?

 

e. Why did Japan invade Manchuria?

 

f. What foreign countries were involed in the Spanish Civil war?

g. Why did many Americans support isolationism?