EVENTS IN EUROPE LEADING TO
WORLD WAR II
1914-1918: World War I
leaves Europe in ruins.
1919: _________ ________
leaves Germany powerless. Democracy is attempted in Germany under the
___________ _________. Kaiser Wilhelm flees to Holland.
1920: ADOLPH HITLER forms N.S.D.A.P.
or _________ __________ ___________ _____________
____________. Its leader forms the political ____________ of NATIONAL
SOCIALISM or ________________.
1921-33: Severe economic ____________ grips Europe. __________________ devalues German Mark.
is jailed for treason. He writes _____________ _______________ (My Struggle) while in Landsberg
1932: Nazis make a strong showing in Parliamentary elections. They gain
a near majority in the German _________________. Nazis gain popularity among people.
1933: Hitler appointed ______________ by the aging President __________
___________. The ________________ ________ is passed by the Reichstag making him total ruler of Germany (rule
1934: Rearmament begins against restrictions of the Versailles
1936: Hitler reoccupies the ___________________ without opposition .
1936-1937: __________________ is tested
in _____________ CIVIL WAR.
GEN. FRANCISCO _______________ becomes dictator of Spain.
1938: ____________ is annexed by Germany. All opposition is silenced, including the
assassination of the prime minister.
The ___________ ________________ gives Hitler the __________________.
__________________________ declares "We have peace in our time." Czechoslovakia falls to
1939: Invasion of _______________ by Germany & USSR.
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