Background: The failure of the western democracies to stop the rise of aggressive dictators after the First World War led to the Second World War. The Second World War was a worldwide conflict fought from 1939 until 1945 between the Allied Powers and the Axis Powers. World War II resulted in the deaths of over sixty million people.
Task: Create a PowerPoint Presentation to present your research on a topic from WWII.
The Rise and Reign of Dictatorships: How did dictatorships rise to power in the 1930s? Once in power, how did they rule?
Some resources: http://www.besthistorysites.net/index.php/ww2 (Multiple Resources) http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwtwo/ (Multiple Resources) http://blogs.bu.edu/guidedhistory/moderneurope/catherine-shen/ (Multiple Resources) http://scholarsarchive.jwu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1011&context=ac_symposium (WWII Warfare) http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/blitzkrieg (Blitzkrieg) http://www.ushmm.org/learn/students (Holocaust Information for Students) http://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/activities/internment/more.html (Daily Life in Internment Camps for Japanese Americans) http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55 (Bombing of Hamburg, Dresden, and other Cities)