Anschluss with Austria-1938

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Causes: Why did Britain want to Anschluss with Austria?
he wanted to overthrow the T of V and one of his aims was to unify all German speaking people and there were 7 million in Austria,
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Causes: When was the last time he tried this and what happened?
In 1934 but Mussolini stopped him and the Austrian Chancellor, Dolfuss, was killed.
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Causes:Why would Mussolini not stop it this time?
Due to the Rome-Berlin Axis- they were allies and were fighting togther in the Spanish Civil War,
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Events: What rumours were there from the Nazi Austrian war Party and what did the Chancellor ask Hitler?
There was a rumours of a Nazi plot to overthrow the Austrian Government and Schuschnigg asked Hitler to call off the plot,
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Events: What was Hitler's response and what did he insist?
He said he couldnt help Schuschnigg but insisted the Nazi leader Seyss-Inquart should be made Minister of Interior, or the head to the police,
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Events:What did Seyss-Inquart do with his new position to stop the riots?
Nothing and he allowed them to continue despite having control over the police,
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Events: What does Schuschnigg do next and what is Hitler's reaction?
He calls for a plebisite to see if the public want to unite with German and Hitler panics and puts his troops around the borders of Austria and forces Schuschnigg to resign,
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Events: What did britain and France do and what did Schuschnigg do because of these actions?
They did nothing so Schuschnigg was forced to resign,
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Events: What did Seyss-inquart become and what excuse did he give to allow Hitler to come into Austria?
he became Chancellor and invited Hitler into Austria to restore law and order,
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Events: What was the date that military troops marched into Austria?
12th March 1938
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Results: Another plebiscite was held and what was the results and what did this mean for opponents?
it was 99.75% in favour of Anschluss and all opponents must have been eliminated,
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Results: What was the actions of Britain and why?
Nothing as she felt that Austrians were german speaking people so it was acceptable that they would want Anschluss. She protested but no actions were made as she need G as a barrier against Communism
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results:Why was this a triumph for Germany?
Another injustice of the T of V was removed and it gave Germany more resources more land and more troops so more power in Europe,
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Results: Who does Germany now surround and how much does she surround and why would she want this country?
She surround three sides of Czechoslovakia where 3 million German speaking people live,
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Results: What alliance does it strengthen?
The Rome-Berlin Axis as Mussolini didnt stop Hilter this time,
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In 1934 but Mussolini stopped him and the Austrian Chancellor, Dolfuss, was killed.

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