Causes of World War II When Hitler came to power in 1933 he made several of actions that some years later lead to war. These actions were re-armament, leaving the league of nations, re-militarism of the Rhineland, the spanish civil war, the lightning war and the alliances with Italy and Japan. Among the causes of World War II were Italian fascism in the 1920s, Japanese militarism and invasion of China in the 1930s, and especially the political takeover in 1933 of Germany by Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party and its aggressive foreign policy.
Treaty of versailles
Hitler becomes chancellor
Invasion of Ethopia
was signed in 1919 to "punish" Germany for world war one. they had to pay all reparations for the war.
January 14,1933 hitler names himself chancellor of Germany.
Sudetenland (Munich Pact)
september 14 1935 Italy invaded Ethiopia in Ethiopia
March 1936 Germany invaded the Rhineland area which was going against a term of the league
February 14 1938 gave land to Germany without the czechslovakia citizens permission
March 1938 Hitler wanted to join Austria and Germany together as one union