Causes and Effects of World War 2

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"Causes and effects of World War II"
In the Soviet Union, under the rule of Lenin, a dictatorship was set up that firmly controlled the country. Lenin died in 1924, and Joseph Stalin became the new Soviet dictator in 1929. In Germany, Adolf Hitler turned the country into a dictatorship. The Nazi party gained much strength due to the Treaty of Versailles which forced Germany to surrender territory and pay reparations. Hitler vowed to ignore the treaty and repair Germany's name in society. Hitler believed that Germans were the "superior race" and everyone was inferior. He promised to rid Germany of Jews and communists, this appealed to many of the Germans. In Japan, General Hideki Tojo became prime minister of Japan. They had a strong control of the government. In Italy, Benito Mussoli On September 29, 1938, Chamberlain forced Czechoslovakia to accept an agreement, and Hitler promised it was all that he would ask for. This agreement was called The Munich Agreement. Hitler broke the agreement.. Germany's army grew stronger and faster than other countries. In 1939 Germany invaded Poland and started World War 2 September 1, 1939, a day that would change the world forever. It was the start of World War 2. Germany had invaded Poland and introduced its self to the world as a powerful war machine. The war lasted 6 years, it killed more people, destroyed more property than any other war in history. World War 2 not only involved Germany but most of central and Western Europe, the Soviet Union, United Kingdom, Japan, China, and eventually the United States. The war brought about the downfall of Western Europe as center of world power and led to the rise of the Soviet Union. Battle grounds of World War 2 spread to nearly every part of the world. There are many things that cause World War 2 such as economic problems, nationalism, the rise of dictatorships in certain countries, and the Treaty of Versailles . The news of Germany's rearmament soon reached France. Hitler then...
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