Process

Main Causes of World War II
Use the links from each cause to follow to the website that will describe the details of each event or policy and how it contributed to the start of World War II.  Remember to fill in your answers on the Word Document that outlines the activity for you!

  1. Treaty of Versailles
  2. Worldwide depression
  3. Totalitarian governments
  4. Expansionist policies
  5. Policy of appeasement
  6. Continued German aggression:

 

Leaders of World War II


  Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin

For the first eight leaders, use the link from eHistory.com to follow to a biography on each leader that will describe basic facts about the leader and their involvement in World War II.

eHistory.com 

  1. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  2. Harry Truman
  3. Dwight D. Eisenhower
  4. Douglas MacArthur
  5. Winston Churchill
  6. Joseph Stalin
  7. Adolf Hitler
  8. Hirohito
For the last two leaders, use the link for Grolier.com to follow to a biography on each leader that will describe basic facts about the leader and their involvement in World War II.

Grolier.com

  1. George Marshall
  2. Hideki Tojo 

 

Key Events Leading Up to World War II

Click on the following link to the "Eight Steps to World War II."  On this website, the following eight key events are described briefly.  Use this site to complete the first part of the "Key Events" portion of the WebQuest guide.

 


 

Once you are done with that part, follow the links below for each individual event to complete the questions in the WebQuest guide on this information.

  1. Saar plebiscite

  2. Conscription and re-armament

  3. Rhineland

  4. Austria

  5. Munich

  6. Czechoslovakia

  7. USSR/Nazi Pact

  8. Poland

Hitler taking Austria