History HW

Please read the documents located online at Yale University’s Avalon Project concerning Germany’s Invasion of Poland.

Link- http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/gpmenu.asp (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

For the French and British responses to the German invasion you can visit the following URLs:

France: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/frmenu.asp (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Britain: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/gbmenu.asp (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

In 4-5 paragraphs, please respond to the following (please reference the documents, particularly Hitler’s Address, in your answer):

  • Present your answer from the position of an unbiased observer with no prior knowledge of WWI or European diplomatic history prior to September 1939.
  • Therefore, your entire knowledge of the escalating situation is based on what you are hearing/reading from Hitler.
  • What are Hitler’s complaints?
  • What does he believe needs to be done?
  • Based on your reading of the documents, what is your assessment of Germany’s actions and Hitler’s justification of them?

[Please write clearly, use “quotes” to identify when you are using the language of the documents, identify the source using a parenthetical reference at the end of the sentence, but otherwise make sure to use your own words in your analysis.