Why was Germany hit harder by the Great Depression than any other European nation? What role did the Great Depression of 1929 play in making the Nazi party a force in German politics?
Why were Jews chosen to be the scapegoat for all of Germany’s problems?
How was the result of World War I used by Hitler and the Nazis to seize power and gain support amongst the German people?
The fact that the Nazis had virtually no power in the German government before the Great Depression, how did this make Hitler’s rhetoric & promises to restore Germany’s greatness more attractive to the German people?
Please post your Friday post and Saturday post separately.
5. By Saturday, 11:59 p.m., after reading Chapter 26 discuss one of the following prompts in an original, well-thought out paragraph of at least 150 words using specific historical examples and details.
In your view, could the war in the Pacific have been ended without the use of the A-Bomb? If so, why was it deployed?
Explore the discussion questions on the Holocaust here: https://encyclopedia.ushmm.org/en/questions/landing (Links to an external site.) and click on one. Share your discussion question and respond to it in your own words.
How did women participate, or not, in the war effort of their respective nations? What were some of the new opportunities opened up to women during the World War II era?
Why do you think the U.S. maintained a position of neutrality in World War II for so long? What was the role of the U.S. in this conflict before the official declaration of war?
What effect do you think segregation had on U.S. soldiers during World War II? How do you think the war influenced American race relations overall?