gdr ; life in east germany ; protestant church ; education + protestant youth groups

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when was the jugendweihe introduced?
'54
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preceded by arguments over what in school?
religious curriculum
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SED saw youth wing of Protestant church as potential threat to what attempt?
attempt to gain control of GDR youth
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what churhc org seemed to rival communist ideals of youth groups set up by SED?
junge gemeinden (young congregation)
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this group was particularly popular where?
rural areas
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this grp led SED to accuse church of undermining work of?
FDJ
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in '52 what did state outlaw?
work of student pastors
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to prevent influence of what they considered?
hostile activities
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in what year was there concerted propaganda offensive against the Junge Gemeinden?
'53
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and what were banned?
org / badges / writings
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SED used propaganda to turn especially who against htem?
parents
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FDJ staged demonstrations @ unis to call for dismissal of?
young christians
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they were primarily accused of?
espionage
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and supposedly inspired by?
western imperialist forced
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all members of junge gemeinden also accused of being members of?
west german terrorist org BDJ
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series of what big events planned to demonstrate guilt
show trials
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but why didn't they go ahead?
lack of evidence
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nonetheless presecution of young christians led to what happening to them>
expelled from shcools / imprisoned
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legislation against junge gemeinden overturned following what big event?
june uprising '53
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SED under honecker realised tactics needed to be changed why?
diffuse opposition more effectively
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best way to undermine would be to?
make FDJ more attractive
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many yiung christians remained alienated resulting in a number doign what?
leading to fleeing west from presecution and religiou freedom
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socialist country with what subserviet would be more acceptable to SED?
church subservient to state
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