Germany in Transition - Topic 2

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What 5 ways did Hitler attempt to reduce unemployment?
1) National Labour Corps 2) Public Work schemes 3) Rearmament 4) Invisible unemployment 5) 'Strength through Joy'
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When did Goering replace Hjalmar Schacht as Economic Minister? What did he introduce?
1936 - the Four Year Plan
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What was one of the policies put forward by Goering?
Autarky - self-sufficiency
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When was the Volkswagen scheme?
1938
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When was the Law for the Encouragement of Marriage? What did it do?
1933 - It allowed married couples to take a loan and keep a quarter for every child born (providing the woman quit her job)
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What was the Lebensborn programme? What did it entail?
1936 - 'Racially pure' women could be impregnated by 'racially pure' aka Aryan SS officers
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What did the Hitler Youth laws do and when where they?
1936 - made it difficult not to join, blocked promotion of parents who didn't allow children to go 1939 - membership was compulsory
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When was the Gestapo established? When did they come under SS control and who led them?
Set up by Goering in 1933, under SS control in 1936 and led by Himmler's deputy, Heydrich
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When were the 'people's courts' established?
1934
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When was the German Lawyer's Front established?
1933
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When did Hitler close down all state parliaments?
March 1933
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When was the Ministry for Popular Entertainment and Propaganda set up? Who led it?
1934 - Goebbels
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When did Goebbels organise the burning of banned books?
May 1933
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How many Jews had emigrated from Germany by 1939?
280,000 (including Einstein)
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When were the Nuremberg Laws? What did they entail?
15th September 1935 - Reich Law on Citizenship took away the right of being German; Law for Protection of Blood and Honour made it illegal for Jews to marry/sexual relations with Aryans
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When was Kristallnacht?
November 1938
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When did Niemöller set up the Confessional Church?
April 1934
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When did Hitler sign a concordat with the Pope?
July 1933
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When was the National Reich Church established?
1933
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Who was in charge of the German Labour Front?
Robert Ley
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What did Hitler call the people who had 'contaminated' the master race?
Untermenshen
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What measures were taken against the Jews in 1932?
Boycott of Jewish shops/businesses, banned from working in the civil service, banned from being journalists
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What measures were taken against the Jews in 1935-6?
Banned from armed forces, Nuremberg Laws, banned from saying 'hell Hitler'
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What measures were taken against the Jews in 1938?
Dentists/doctors forbidden from treating Aryans, issued with identity cards, forced to adopt forenames 'Israel' or 'Sarah', Kristallnacht
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What measures were taken against the Jews in 1939?
Forced to hand over precious jewellery, forced into ghettos
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What was the extent of the damage done during Kristallnacht?
7500 shops destroyed, 400 synagogues destroyed, 400 Jews killed, 30,000 sent to concentration camps
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What proportion of the German population were Protestant or Catholic?
Two thirds / One third
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