Treaty of Versailles appeasement Great Depression failure of the League of Nations rise of dictators
Who were the dictators of WWII?
1938 - Hitler claims the Sudetenland Chamberlain and Daladier meet with Hitler in Munich Hitler is allowed to keep the Sudetenland if he promises not to invade any other territories Hitler invades the rest of Czechoslovakia six months later
Hitler and Stalin sign a non-agression pact Hitler would be able to invade western Poland while Stalin would take the eastern half The British and the French support Poland - they will declare war on Germany if Germany invades Germany invades Poland on September 1, 1939 the war in Europe begins
try to stay neutral while supplying munitions to allies France and Great Britain Neutrality Act of 1939 (cash-and-carry) Destroyers-for-Bases Agreement
US Stays Neutral