Reflection #1: Causes of WWII

Choose one of the following to respond to on your blog:

  • (Cause & Consequence) Using examples from Lesson #1, what conditions seem to bring rise to dictatorships?
  • (Continuity & Change) Many media outlets have reported that there is a rise of populism around the world today, are there any commonalities between populism in different countries today and the situations that existed in different countries before WWII? What are the differences?
  • (Ethical Judgement) Choose one of the dictators to find out some more about online. Should this leader be seen as a evil dictator or clever politician? Explain your reasoning based on your findings.

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