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Discuss which of the statements about the Axis powers is true. a. Pursued similar goals of expansion b. Forced the Allies to fight a truly global war c. Were made up of Germany, Japan and at the...

Discuss which of the statements about the Axis powers is true.

a. Pursued similar goals of expansion

b. Forced the Allies to fight a truly global war

c. Were made up of Germany, Japan and at the beginning of the war Italy

d. Can be defined by all the above.

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The three answers are valid, making the fourth one the correct answer.  The Axis powers did pursue similar goals of expansion.  I think that a clear case can be made for the nations like Germany, Italy, and Japan pursuing expansionist tendencies which led to the outbreak of the Second World War.  In this, the first statement is true.  Given how there were formidable...

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