History Germany depth study

OCR history Germany depth study questions on:

- Was the Weimar Republic doomed from the start?

- Why was Hitler able to dominate Germany by 1934?

- How effectively did the Nazis control Germany 1933-1945?

- What was it like to live in Nazi Germany?

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  1. What was the name of the first President of the Weimar Republic?

  2. When was the Spartacist uprising?

  3. The President is elected every four years and is head of the government.

  4. What decree meant the President could pass any laws they wanted to?

  5. In 1920 the Freikorps provoked a rebellion and march on Berlin with Wolfgang Kapp as leader.

  6. In 1923 the French and Belgiums went into the Ruhr, but why?

  7. What happened in 1923?

  8. When was the Dawes Plan and the Young Plan?

  9. Germany joined the League of Nations in 1926 and signed the Locarno Pacts in 1925 with France and Belgium.

  10. Why wasn't the German economy really recovered?

  11. When did Hitler join the DAP and what was he involved in writing?

  12. What is another name for the SA?

  13. When was the ban on the Nazi Party lifted?

  14. The Nuremberg Rallies started in 1927.

  15. In July 1932, the Nazis had 230 seats in the Reichstag - what did this drop to in November 1932?

  16. Hindenburg and von Schleicher asked Hitler to become Chancellor in 1933.

  17. What did Hitler do to gain the majority in the Reichstag?

  18. The Night of the Long Knives was in June 1934 where Hitler ordered the SS to murder the SA.

  19. When did Hindenburg die that allowed Hitler to declare himself Fuhrer of Germany?

  20. The Enabling Law meant that Hitler could pass any laws for four years and the Reichstag Fire allowed Hitler to blame the communists and gain support for the Nazi Party.

  21. Who was in the charge of the Ministry for People's Enlightenment and Propaganda?

  22. When was the Berlin Olympics?

  23. The courts were taken over by the Nazis and judges had to be loyal to the Nazi Party.

  24. Which student opposition group was led by Sophie and Hans?

  25. When was the 'July Bomb Plot'?

  26. The Hitler Youth and League of German Maidens were founded in 1926.

  27. How many children did a mother have to have in order to gain a golden cross?

  28. How many people were in unemployment when Hitler came into power?

  29. How did Hitler decrease unemployment?

  30. What does Untermenschen mean?

  31. Kristallnacht means the Night of the Broken Glass and it was in 1938 where Jewish shops and synagogues were destroyed.

  32. The Nuremberg Laws were in 1935 and deprived Jews of citizenship and marriage between Jews and non-Jews.

  33. Which groups were persecuted?

  34. Where were the trials of Nazi war crimes held in 1945?

  35. At the end of the war, there was more than 3 million civilians dead and the country had been reduced to ruins.


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