Identify and describe two causes of the Second World War:
The two main causes of the second world war were the rise of militaristic totalitarian regimes in Germany, Japan and Italy mainly due to the great depression of the 1930s and the Treaty of Versailles conditions following World War one, and the inability and failure of the League of nations to deals with various international issues (World War II, 2011).
The rise of militaristic totalitarian regimes in Japan, Italy and Germany was a major cause with the defeated and bitter Germany, the ambitious Japan and disappointed Italy seeking to regain and increase their power. Adopting a dictatorship regime with fascism ideologies the three names followed an expansionary strategy that was at the expense of neighboring nations sparking war. Germany in specific was bitter due to the harsh conditions in the Treaty of Versailles imposed on her after second world war and led by Hitler a militant genius, went ahead and broke the treaty and invaded Poland without a declaration of war. This sparked off the Second World War in Europe with France and England declaring war on Germany and with continued expansionary strategies resulted to formation of military alliances which saw intensified war.
The League of Nations was also weak to deal with the emerging international issues such as invasion of Poland by Germany or Italy's invasion of Abyssinia or Japan's invasion of Manchuria. The League ...
This solution proposes two causes of the Second World War.