GCSE History - Nazi Germany Timeline

A Timeline including all the key dates and events which enabled Hitler's rise to power, reinforcement and establishment of his power, and the Nazi decline. Timeline is from 1919 - 1945.

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Germany before Threats to the
WW1 Weimar
Occupation of the
The End of WW1 Ruhr and Passive
The Control of Hyper Inflation
The Treaty of Munich Putsch
The Weimar The Stresemann
Constitution Years
The Weimar Wall Street Crash
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-Germany was made up of separate states
-Prussia was the largest and strongest and -Germany had good education and good
united all states jobs
-The King of Prussia became the emperor of
-Women were not allowed to vote
-Emperor-Kaiser was the most powerful man in Germany
-The Kaiser could appoint and dismiss the Chancellor
-The Kaiser's Chief Minister was the Chancellor, but had hardly
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The End of the War:
-Mutiny spread all over Germany against the
war and the Kaiser
-The Social Democrats wanted to keep the
Kaiser in power but feared revolution so
announced that Wilhelm II had abdicated
even before speaking to him
-An Armistice was agreed Between Germany
and the allies
Armistice ­ An agreement by opposing sides to
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Who Gained Control of Germany:
Sparticist Uprising ­ In January 1919, Spartists captured the
government newspaper building. They attempted a revolution without
the support of other left wing groups. Ebert (leader of Social Democrats)
sent the Friekorps' killing 100 members and arresting and murdering
Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht
Who wanted control in Germany:
-They wanted a revolution and the 3 main left wing revolutionary groups
in Germany were: The Independent Socialist Party, The Communist
Party, and the Spartacists, they argued constantly
-Social Democrats made sure they stayed in power by employing a
volunteer army of ex-soldiers (Freikorps)
-Rosa Luxemburg was a revolutionary who started the group called the
Spartacists. She did not have disagreements with other members…read more

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The Impact:
-German living in Poland ­ Treated appallingly and erritory ­ Land lost to Britain
many wanted revenge, confused and unsure of the France, Belgium, Poland and
Denmark (lost whole empire)
-Right Wing German Extremist ­ Believes its not eparations ­ Forced to pay £6,600
their fault Socialists and Jews stabbed them in the million for the war
back and they should pay. Doesn't believe in the
treaty of Versailles and is prepared to use violence
to voice his opinion rmanments ­ Army reduced to
100,00 men. Rhineland
ar Guilt ­ Germany was blamed
for the entire war
Signed on the
The Impact: eague of Nations ­ Was no
longer allowed to join meetings
-German Politician ­ The treaty was not agreed by Germany so
refuse to recognise its clauses. Angry about the reparations and
doesn't believe the war was Germany's fault
-German Soldier ­ Blames the politicians for losing the war, angry
that their efforts have been in vain
-German Worker ­ Worked hard for the war and it was for
nothing. Mortified that Germany has been blamed. Is Desperately
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