This lesson is perfect for students in grades 7 through 12 as either a summary of or introduction to the failures of the League of Nations and the expansions of the Axis powers. This play personifies various nations while at the same time following their political and military interactions during the 1930s until the unset of World War II. This is a comical yet highly educational, interactive, student centered lesson written in Philadelphia slang. This lesson also covers the pre-war expansion of Germany, Italy, and Japan.
After the purchase of this word document, simply print enough copies for your students and assign reading roles. The number of lines that each participant reads is marked beside each country for your convenience. The teacher is encouraged to read the role of narrator. Approximate read time is 35 to 45 minutes.