Reflection #1: Causes of WWII

Using examples from Lesson #1, what conditions seem to bring rise to dictatorships?

After the economic crisis, all countries need a charismatic leader to solve their countries woes. For example, Italy suffered chaotic economic and political conditions. Benito Mussolini established the Fascist Party to emphasized nationalism. The new party found supported in the government and with the middle class, and he created the Blackshirts gang by attacking communists and socialists. Like Italy, Germany also suffered in similar condition. Many Germans wated a leader who can solve problems. In 1920, Adolf Hitler joined the National Socialists German Workers’ Party which was Nazi and he became the leader in the next year.

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