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Authoritarian States

1. Rise of authoritarian states: rise_to_power_textbook_reading_chapter_1_section_2

Answer these questions: (can be informally)

  1. What was the effect of the First World War in the development of authoritarian regimes?
  2. How did the economic situation in the inter-war years contribute to the development of authoritarian regimes?
  3. Which countries became dictatorships in the inter-war years?
  4. What effect did the Second World War have on the acceptance of authoritarianism?
  5. Why did dictatorships flourish in the twentieth century?

2. Rise of authoritarian states: Historical events presentations readings to get you started:

decline of international diplomacy reading on rise of authoritarian states

league of nations reading on rise of authoritarian states

versailles treaty reading on rise of authoritarian states

economic depression reading on rise of authoritarian states

3. Rise of specific leaders for presentation readings:

castro-reading

nasser-reading

peron

4. Systems of oppression:

Intro to Stalin’s gulags: rise-of-gulags-reading

daily-camp-life-section-2-in-gulags

prison-camps-and-legacy-section-3

Hitler’s willing executioners? hitlers-willing-executioners

Questions for Schindler’s List questions-to-consider-and-write-essay-for-schindlers-list

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