Week 5: The 1920s and 1930s Age of Fascism

The Depression

Please read all 6 pages about the Depression and answer the following questions

  1. What were the global reasons for the depression?
  2. What role did WWI have in the depression?

Fascism:

Familiarize yourself with the definition only (first paragraph of the first page)

The Rise of Hitler

Please read all 5 pages about Hitler and answer the following questions

  1. How did the loss of WWI impact Hitler’s worldview and rise to power?
  2. In what ways did race affect how Hitler understood politics?
  3. What were the greatest threats to Germany (according to Hitler)
  4. What role did anti-semitism play in his worldview?

Anti-Semitism