Edexcel History GCSE - Nazi Germany Timeline

Here is a useful timeline that I made for my GCSE for Nazi Germany.

Format: Word 2003.

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Nazi Germany Timeline

Year Month Event
1919 January Spartacist
Uprising
November Hitler joins
the German
Worker's
Party
1920 March Kapp
Putsch
Hitler
becomes
leader of
the party ­
renamed
the
National
Socialist
German
Workers'
Party (Nazi
Party)
1921 Hitler
founds the
SA
(SturmAut
eilumg) to
intimidate
opposition
1923 January Occupation…

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1924 February Hitler's trial
for putsch
Changes in
Nazi policy
­ to win
democratic
ally
First
election ­
52 seats
April Dawes Plan
Plan to aid
Germany's
economy
1925 Hindenburg
elected as
president
The
Locarno
Treaties
1929 October Wall Street
Crash
The Great
Depression
­
weakened
Weimar
republic
The Young…

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22/1/1933 Hindenburg refuses to make Hitler
chancellor
28/1/1933 Von Schleicher has to resign after
his failures
30/1/1933 Hitler is chancellor
*Hindenburg thinks that Hitler can
be controlled*
27th February Reichstag
Fire
March Reichstag
elections
Enabling
act
May Trade
unions
banned
July Other
parties
banned
1934 June Night of the
Long…

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Blo
od
and
Ho
nou
r
Rei
ch
Citi
zen
ship
law
­
Jew
s
are
no
w
`su
bje
cts'
1936 Berlin
Olympics
`Halt' on
AntiJewish
propaganda
Germany
won most
gold (33)
with US
coming
second with
24 gold,
with 4
coming
from Jesse
Owens
1938 April Jews had…

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treat Ayran
patients
October Jew
passports
require a
red `J'
stamp
910 November Kristallnach
t
Possible
trigger:
Jewish lad
killed
German
Embassy
Official in
Paris, Ernst
von Rath
Po
wer
stru
ggle
bet
we
en
lea
din
g
Na
zis,
Go
ebb
els
nee
d to
win
bac
k
Hitl…

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h a
Cze
ch
actr
ess
Go
erin
g
and
Hi
mm
ler
disa
ppr
ove
d of
Kri
stall
nac
ht
12 November Property
damaged
during
Kristallnach
t were
mostly
rented from
German
owners to
Jews ­
Jews fines
1 billion
Reichmark
15 November Jewish
pupils only
in Jewish…

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to promote
emigration
September WWII
1944 July Bomb plot
against
Hitler
named
Operation
Valkyrie by
Von
Stauffenber
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WWII Timeline

1939 Food and clothes rationing
Black market sold goods from newly
conquered countries
1941 June Hitler's gamble ­ invades USSR

End of 1942 Extra food rations at Christmas to lift…

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Nazis ­ Why vote for them?

PUPS OF WH

Propaganda
Use of technology
Promise to voters
Support of Industrialists = more money

Organisation
Flexibility

Weakness of opposition
Hitler

Hitler's helpers
Josef Goebbels ­ editor of Nazi Newspaper
Hermann Goering ­ 1923 Leader of SA
Rudolf Hess ­ early days =…

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Radios ­ Hitler and Goebbels believed it to be important but radios = expensive
Films ­ lots of high quality films ­ will people accept political ones?
Festivals & Celebrations ­ marches/rallies/festivals = success
Culture ­ How to control these works?

Solutions
Newspapers ­ Take over them and put in…

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