The Abyssinian Crisis

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  • 1. 
    When did Italy sign a peace treaty with Abyssinian leader Haile Selassie?
    • A. 

      1879

    • B. 

      1928

    • C. 

      They did not sign a peace treaty

    • D. 

      1953

  • 2. 
    The leader of the Italian Fascist Party during the crisis was...
  • 3. 
    Which options below most accurately describes Italy's motives for invading Abyssinia?
    • A. 

      Nationalistic pride

    • B. 

      The Italians were worried about the Abyssinians invading Italian Somaliland

    • C. 

      To anger the League of Nations

    • D. 

      Wanting to take advantage of Abyssinia's raw materials

    • E. 

      They wanted revenge for Italy's defeat during the Battle of Adwa, 1896

  • 4. 
    What actions did the League of Nations take to resolve the crisis?
    • A. 

      They imposed economic sanctions

    • B. 

      They sent troops to Abyssinia

    • C. 

      They condemned the invasion

    • D. 

      They devised the Hoare-Laval Pact