History Keywords

Parliament
A legislative body of government
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Revolution
An overthrow of government by one person with absolute power
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Government
The group of people with the authority to govern one state
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Autocracy
A system of government by one person with absolute power
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Dictator
A ruler with total power over a country
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Vote
A formal indication of choice between two or more candidates
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Communist
A person who supports or believes in the principle of communism
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Capitalist
A person who uses their wealth to invest in trade and industry for profit
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Bundesrat
The upper house of parlaiment in Germany or Austria
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Militarism
The belief that a country should maintain a strong military capability
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Abdicated
Gave up all rights to the throne
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Mutiny
Armed forces rebel
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Spartacists
Communist group, named after roman leader
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Frei Korps
Unemployed ex-soldiers with extreme right-winged views
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Constitution
The way in which a society is governed with agreed rules
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Putsch
A rebellion; an attemot to seize power
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A group formed in 1925 as a personal guard unit for Adolf Hitler, ran by Heinrich Himmler
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Reichstag
German parliament
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Hindenburg
German president before Hitler
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Swastika
An ancient Hindu symbol meaning 'well-being'
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Strumabteilung
SA, the orignal Nazi assault division
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Mein Kampf
Hitler's autobiography written while he was in prison in 1924
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Josef Goebbels
The Nazi propaganda manager
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Concentration camp
Prison camp for political opponents of the Nazi regime
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Atheism
The belief that there is no God
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Kristallnacht
The Nazi's coordinated an attack on Jewish people and their property (09.11.1939)
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November Criminals
German members of parliament that signed the Versailles treaty
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Patriotic
Having or expressing devotion to and vigorous support to ones country
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Fascists
An advocate or follower of the political philosophy or system of fascism
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Fascism
A nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization
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Communism
A theory of social organisation in which all property is owned by the community
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Kaiser
German or Austrian emperor OR head of the Holy Roman Empire
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Monarchy
A form of government with a monarch at the head
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Concordat
An agreement between the Pope and Hitler promising no interference with the church in Germany
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Treaty
A formally concluded and ratified agreement between states
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Democracy
A system of government voted for by the whole population or all eligible members of a state
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The Gestapo
The German Secret Police, ran by Reinhard Heydrich
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Walther Rathenau
Germany's foreign minister
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Adolf Hitler
Naazi party leader and dictator from 2 August 1934
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Hyperinflation
Monetary inflation occuring at a very high rate
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Coalition
A temporary alliance for combined action
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Von Papen
Vice chancellor under Hitler's reign
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Ernst Röhm
Leader of the SA
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Gustav Stresemann
German foreign minister from November 1923 until October 1929
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League of Nations
An association of countries established in 1919 by the Treaty of Versailles to promote international cooperation
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Rosa Luxembourg
One of the Spartacists leaders
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Karl Liebknecht
One of the Spartacists leaders
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Dr Wolfgang Kapp
a Prussian civil servant and journalist, failed leader of the Kapp Putsch
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PR
Proportional Representation
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Article 48
A rule which could be used to suspend democracy if a president felt in need of a democracy
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Reich
The former German state
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General Ludendorff
was a top German military commander in the latter stages of WWI
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Herman Göring
A German political and military leader as well as one of one of the most powerful figures in the Nazi party
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Indoctrinate
teach somebody to accept a set of beliefs uncritically
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Revolution

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An overthrow of government by one person with absolute power

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Government

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Autocracy

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Dictator

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