Dbq Appeasement Analysis

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The policy of appeasement was the best rational decision that England could make in 1938 in an attempt to avert war. Neville Chamberlain and Lord Halifax of England believed that there was no other alternative that would stop Hitler from eventually starting a war (Documents A and E). The inevitability of an impending war led people to believe that there was no other option than satisfying Hitler with territory and power in an effort to postpone the upcoming war for as long as they could. The possibility of repeating the violence and atrocities conducted during World War I frightened the people of Britain into trying to appease Hitler by giving him what he wanted. Thus, the most reasonable option in avoiding war was the appeasement policy, even

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