1500 Section 301 Research Paper

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Ugochukwu Ossai History 1112 Survey of World History from 1500 Section 301 Spring Semester 2014 CRN: 31188 Janice Blake 05/02/2014 Ugochukwu Ossai History 1112 Survey of World History from 1500 Section 301 Spring Semester 2014 CRN: 31188 Janice Blake 05/02/2014 Georgia Perimeter College Georgia Perimeter College From poor economic situations that were ripe for exploitation by strong minded politicians and militant groups in Germany and Japan, there are many beliefs about the underlying causes that led to World War II, including the steps taken by Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan for expansion and power. This “Total War” effected almost every nation in the world. This ambition led to a strong rise of Nationalism and military buildup in both of these countries. Like Adolf Hitler in Germany, this leader made claims to the populace that he would make Germany better. In November of 1923, he wrote a book named “Mein Kampf”, my struggle in German, while incarcerated for trying to overthrow the Weimar republic in Munich. His intentions for Germany was for something more than a position in government for himself. He was…show more content…
naval base at Pearl Harbor in 1941. The Japanese used aircraft to attack American aircraft carriers and ships in hope to push the United States out of the pacific. The unprovoked attack solidified American support for Roosevelt’s war policy. Believing that American involvement in the pacific would spread the U.S. thin on a European front, Adolf Hitler declared war on the United States four days after the attack on Pearl Harbor. All of these different causes created the eventuality of World War II. These causes relate to each other in innumerable ways. Hitler and his aspirations for Germany were an important cause for this war, but without all the other societal pressures in dealing with large populations of people, the war wouldn't have been so widespread and

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