Unit IV: Totalitarianism- Germany / Italy
- What are the similarities/differences between left- and right-wing totalitarian governments?
- Why is propaganda such an important tool? What should you be aware of when looking at propaganda?
- Match Stalin, Mussolini, and Hitler to their respective country / political party.
- How did the Treaty of Versailles affect Europe?
- What was the Weimar Republic? Its major problems? Who really was to blame for the problems of the Weimar Republic?
- What is inflation? Why did it happen in Germany?
- Why did Hitler come to power?
- How did Hitler propose to fix Germany’s problems?
- How did Hitler use propaganda and indoctrination to carry out his policies?
- Italy was the first country to really be totalitarian.
- How did Mussolini use history to make his vision more relevant?
- What were the key flaws with Mussolini’s attempt at totalitarianism?