Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
The fall of the Third Reich: impact of the second
World War on Germany and reasons for defeat.
13/05/2012 16:43


Understand how and why the Second Reich tried first to
reform itself and then collapsed in November 1918.
Germany's leading generals, Ludendorff and Hindenburg, told a
stunned Kaiser Wilhelm II…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
The fall of the Third Reich: impact of the second
World War on Germany and reasons for defeat.
13/05/2012 16:43
At a national government level, the constitution as a mixture of
a British-style parliamentary system and an American-style
presidential system.
In normal circumstances Germany was to be governed by
ministers…

Page 3

Preview of page 3
The fall of the Third Reich: impact of the second
World War on Germany and reasons for defeat.
13/05/2012 16:43
Germany opted for passive resistance and brought the Ruhr to
a standstill and preventing France from pillaging its wealth.
Industrial workers were instructed to go on strike and they
were…

Page 4

Preview of page 4
The fall of the Third Reich: impact of the second
World War on Germany and reasons for defeat.
13/05/2012 16:43
and was intended to be a final settlement of the reparations
issue.

The emergence of some degree of prosperity and
stability in the next five years.
Rid of hyperinflation and…

Page 5

Preview of page 5
The fall of the Third Reich: impact of the second
World War on Germany and reasons for defeat.
13/05/2012 16:43


Understand the pattern of Nazi Party
development and in particular the reasons for the
rapid growth in electoral support after 1928.
1920- Foundation of the NSDAP
1923- The `Beer Hall…

Page 6

Preview of page 6
The fall of the Third Reich: impact of the second
World War on Germany and reasons for defeat.
13/05/2012 16:43

Be aware of opposing parties and why ultimately
the opponents of the NSDAP failed to stop Nazi's
appointment as Chancellor in January 1933.
The conservatives did the most to open…

Page 7

Preview of page 7
The fall of the Third Reich: impact of the second
World War on Germany and reasons for defeat.
13/05/2012 16:43


Be aware of the features of Nazi social and
economic policies.
Social Policies
1933- Dismissal of Jewish and `unreliable' teachers from
schools
Introduced of the Marriage loan scheme
Baldur von…

Page 8

Preview of page 8
The fall of the Third Reich: impact of the second
World War on Germany and reasons for defeat.
13/05/2012 16:43
But it was bad news for ordinary Germans; it meant fewer food
imports and food shortages.
1936- Launching of the `Four Year Plan' under Goering's
direction; Hitler wanted to get…

Page 9

Preview of page 9
The fall of the Third Reich: impact of the second
World War on Germany and reasons for defeat.
13/05/2012 16:43

Be aware of how this latter aim translated into
the escalating persecution of minorities, in
particular the Jews.
Gypsies would exclude from the Volksgemeinschaft were
persecuted as they were seen…

Page 10

Preview of page 10
The fall of the Third Reich: impact of the second
World War on Germany and reasons for defeat.
13/05/2012 16:43


Understand something of the impact of the war
on Germany and on the lives of its citizens.
The human cost of war was immense.
Between 1939 and 1945 16 million…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »