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History Research Guide - World War II: Economic Conditions

A guide to the resources available in the library on World War II.

Books in the Library

Possible Topics

Here are some topic questions to help you get started on your paper.

Are there any economic causes behind the war? What economic impact did the war have on the world? Did it fix Europe's economic issues or worsen them? Japan's? The United States'? What did the war do for Europe's industry? America's? Japan's? Could the Allies afford World War II? How long did they pay for it? Could the Axis powers afford World War II? How long did they pay for the war? What was the cost of reparations that the Axis powers had to pay? Have the reparations been paid off or are Germany and Japan still paying today?

Online Resources