:checkered_flag: The Causes of World War II (Treaty of Versailles ( …
The Causes of World War II
Treaty of Versailles
Japan gets a hold of South Manchurian Railway
They refuse to withdraw from Manchuria at League of Nation's orders
Economy - Great Depression
Japan invades Manchuria in order to get natural resources
Rise of Fascism
Dictators wanted to expand empires; looked for lands to conquer
Leaders took advantage of economic problems to take over and eventually, lead the country to war.
Rising of dictators formed powerful fascist govenments
The Nazi Party
Rearming of military
Alliance with Italy and Japan 'Axis Powers'
Resentment towards Treaty of Versailles
Invasions/ Expanding Empire
League of Nations
Not enough countries
League had no power
League had no army
Inability to act quickly
Many Countries started experiencing extremist governments such as communists and fascists because they no longer had a choice.