Chapter : 3. Nazism And The Rise Of Hitler

(B) The Immediate Cause

6. Resurgence of Nationalism in Asia and Africa : As the War shattered the colonial empires of Britain, France, Portugal, Germany, Italy etc. a desire for freedom gained ground in the people of their colonies in Asia and Africa. India, Burma (Myanmar), Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Malaya, which were under Britain, became free. The East-Indies overthrew the Dutch rule ; Indo-China became free from French rule ; Indonesia also earned her freedom. Similarly, the British, the French, Portugese and Holland’s colonies in African continent also shed the yolk of colonialism.
7. Birth of the United Nations Organization : Mankind looked for a better, a happier and a peaceful world after it had witnessed the nuclear holocaust and the widespread destruction and death in the Second World War. To save the coming generations from the scourge of War, the United Nations Organization (U.N.O.) was established on October 24, 1945, with its headquarters in New York (U.S.A.). Peace, human dignity, justice, human brotherhood, cooperation etc, are the main objectives of the U.N.O. It is the largest world organization, having 191 member-States, and it has done a commendable job in almost all spheres of life. We can say that the U.N.O. is the great gift of the World War II to save and serve mankind.

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