How did the Great depression affect political life in Germany and japan?
The Depression had profound political effect. In countries such as Germany and Japan, reaction to the Depression brought about the rise to power of militarist governments who adopted the aggressive foreign policies that led to Second World War.
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the stock market crashed, and banks went broke
The Great Depression did hit the Japan hard. The great depressiondevastated an economy still heavily dependent on export earningsfor financing imports of essential fuel and ra…w materials.
It affected Germany by as most of the men living in Germany were forced to leave and employment decreased by 34%.
Germans believed that Hitler would solve their economic problems
Herbert Hoover turned to business to assure that business kept manufacturing and paid their workers but industrialists cut production because the economy could not buy much. …Congress passed acts to assure that agriculture stayed productive but those failed too. Hoover tried to pump money into the big business so that banks and corporations would not fail and ultimately help the poor. This theory was known as trickle-down economics which means if you pump money into the top in the long run the people at the bottom will benefit.
It is widely believed that the Great Depression encouraged nationalism and played a key role on the rise of the Nazis.. The Great Depression led to increased protectionism an…d similar measures.
The Republicans, led by President Herbert Hoover, were voted resoundingly from office. Franklin Roosevelt was elected to the first of four terms as president, and he immediate…ly started a series of jobs programs designed to get people working by improving the country's infrastructure. The Hoover Dam and Grand Coolee Dam were built, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) electrified the TN area, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) opened national parks, the Golden Gate Bridge and George Washington Bridges were built. The result was a hardening of battle lines in which the Dems were considered to be pro-workers, and the GOP considered pro-big business.
Well i forgot the president but he wasnt reelected bcuz he cudnt fix the depression
\nThe major effect of the Great Depression on America was expanded government intervention into new areas of social and economic affairs and the creation of more social assist…ance agencies at the national level. The relationship between the national government and the people changed drastically. The government took on a greater role in the everyday social and economic lives of the people. The New Deal programs of FDR also created a liberal political alliance made up of labor unions, blacks and other ethnic and religious minorities, intellectuals, the poor, and some farmers. These groups became the backbone of the Democratic Party for decades following the Depression.\nThe Great Depression and the New Deal measure led to the domestic programs of JFKâs New Frontier, and LBJâs Great Society and War on Poverty.
The great depression effected polotics because it cut back on spending money which made people lose their jobs.
He started war. He made it so they all hated us. And the jewish.
The Great Depression had not affected Japan as severely as it had other nations. In the late 1930s, she began to flex her muscles. The war with China in 1937 was just the begi…nning. Japan's military leader, General Hedeki Tojo, along with some other leaders, wanted to prove Japan was a world power.
They had to pay reparations to fix the damage of WW1
By the time the Great Depression hit, Germany was already suffering from a very weak economy. The reparation payments due from the Versailles Treaty just added another straw o…n the back of the camel, to paraphrase an old saying. The US was lending Germany money but the money was not used to shore up the economy or provide jobs, but was merely sent to England and France as part of the reparations. The dire political and economic problems enabled the Nazi Party to gain support in Germany.
Most of the causes were economic but the nation's economywas regulated according to the ideas of the leaders at thattime. During the 1920s, it was expected that government do…little to regulate industry because things seemed to be going alongso well. There were some indicators, however. There was overspeculation in the Stock Market, which was not regulated. Many Americans purchased stock on credit. This was known as marginbuying. Federal regulations on businesses also contributed to thecause. Especially favorable to the large corporations were thetaxes laws which were written to encourage business expansion.Banks were permitted to speculate in land and the stock market withlittle government regulations. High tariffs and war debts helped spread the depression world wide.
When the Great Depression first started, Herbert Hoover did practically nothing to aid in its end. Therefore, when the next election came around, the people voted into office …a democrat who promised an end to the Great Depression. This man was Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He was granted blank check power from Congress, which meant that he could pretty much pass whatever legislation that he wanted without approval from the government. He then went on to pass 100 laws in his first 100 days, an unprecedented feat. The size of the government increased, and the government became more controlling.
It created widespread unemployment in Germany, but not in theSoviet Union.