The Story of Mankind - Chapter 66 through 71 Summary & Analysis

Hendrik Willem van Loon
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Chapter 66 through 71 Summary and Analysis

In "The United States Comes of Age", written by another author, Willem, the United States is ignoring the rest of the world following WWI. The 1920s are a period of lawlessness, and the U.S. shuns her responsibilities in the world. The U.S. is too busy panicking over the fall of the stock market and their own revolution, the Depression. In "The Axis Partners", stocks become worthless, banks all over the world are bankrupt, and war begins. In 1931, Japan sends troops into Manchuria. In 1933, Hitler is named chancellor of Germany, and he and the Soviet Union begin to fight for control of Russia. Mussolini and Hitler join forces, and invade Ethiopia in 1935. In 1936, Mussolini takes Ethiopia. Uprising in Spain has led to the victory of General Franco as dictator, who sides with Mussolini and Hitler, and Hitler welcomes...

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