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Unit 5: Crisis and Change

Lesson F: The Failure of Democracy and Return of War

Activator: The World - 1939-1943

Directions: Select each continent to preview events related to the material you will learn about in this lesson. As you view each event, reflect on what you know about militarism, alliances, imperialism, and nationalism in the history of the world up to this point. What brought different countries into World War II, which started on September 1, 1939? Be prepared to discuss the events when you are done viewing.

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Written Activity - Notebook

In your notebook, respond to the following questions: