From Kaiser to Fuhrer: Germany 1900-45

Test yourself on Germany 1900-45 - good luck! I've focused on the Fischer controversy (Unit 2) instead of Unit 8, as we've learnt it in more detail.

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What year did Wilhelm II become Kaiser?
1888
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How many seats did Prussia hold in the Bundesrat?
17
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How many votes from the Bundesrat could veto a bill?
14
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What were the problems with the Second Reich Constitution?
It was fragmented and dominated by the Kaiser, elites and Prussia.
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What did the economic growth from 1900-14 result in?
A contradiction between urbanisation and the lack of political reform.
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Name the three main pressure groups during the early 1900s:
German Colonial League, Pan German League, Navy League
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What caused Chancellor Von Bulow's downfall?
Daily Telegraph Affair
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When were the Moroccan Crises?
1905, 1911
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What did David Lloyd George say about the start of WW1?
(The countries) "...slithered over the brink into the boiling cauldron of fire."
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What event from the diaries of Admiral Muller did Fischer use in 'War of Illusions'?
1912 War Council Meeting
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What did Hindenburg's Programme of 'Total War' mean?
All resources mobilised for war
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After WW1, the new government had many threats from the left and right. In what order did they come?
Spartacist Uprising (1919), Red Bavaria (1919), Ruhr Revolution (1920), Kapp-Luttwitz Putsch (1920), Munich Putsch (1923)
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How stable were the 'Stresemann Years', 1924-29?
Not completely stable - the coalitions were weak and short term, and the different financial crises polarised politics
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What did the Bamberg Conference of 1926 result in?
Complete obedience to Hitler and the idea of Fuhrerprinzip
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What was the significance of the Banking Crisis of 1931?
It cemented the concerns of those who feared social collapse
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What did the Enabling Act of 1933 NOT do?
Gave the government power to imprison the SPD
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What was the Nazi slogan?
Kinder, Kuche, Kirche
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What delayed the German advance during Operation Barbarossa?
Long roads, cold weather, scorched earth policy
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Who were the main groups who opposed the Nazi regime?
The church, the left, conservatives, the youth and the army
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What were the problems with the Second Reich Constitution?

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