'The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing' - Edmund Burke
Dictatorship and Democracy, 1920-45
Resources by Topic
1. Communism in Russia
Case Study - Stalin's Show Trials
2. Mussolini and Fascist Italy
3. Hitler and Fascist Germany
Case Study - The Nuremberg Rallies
4. Britain During the Inter-War Years
Case Study - The Jarrow Crusade, 1936
5. Hitler's Foreign Policy, 1933-39
6. Second World War
7. The Third French Republic and the Vichy State
8. Anglo-American Popular Culture
John Maynard Keynes
Some Past Exam Questions [HL]
- What did Lenin and Stalin contribute to communism in Russia?
- How effective were the internal and external policies of Benito Mussolini or Josef Stalin? [Sample]
- Why did Stalin conduct show trials in Soviet Russia and what were the consequences of these trials on Soviet society? [Sample]
- Why was France unstable during the period, 1920 – 1940?
- What were the main characteristics of the Nazi state in Germany, 1933 – 1939?
- How did dictators use propaganda and/or terror to maintain their power?
- What were the causes and consequences of the Jarrow March, October, 1936?
- What were the main developments in church-state relations under Hitler and Mussolini?
- What was the impact of Anglo-American popular culture on Europe, 1920 – 1945?
- What developments took place in the technology of warfare during the period 1920-1945?