The Nuremberg laws
Hitler had always blamed certain people for the failure of Germany in the first world war. One of the groups that he blmed were the Jews, which became apparent when the Nuremberg Laws were introduced. These laws stated that Jews were not official citizens of Germany.
Related: Peace of Paris | Beer Hall Putsch | Hitler Elected | Night of the Long Knives | Reocupation of Rhineland | Anschluss

The Ethiopian Crisis
After Adowa, a battel in which the Ethiopians defeated Italian troops, Mussolini felt that Italy had to get even. Italian troops invaded Ethiopia, and were still there after the League of Nations' feeble attempt to put sactions on them.
Related: Mussolini takes power

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