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Describe the similarities between fascism and communism.
both got power by their inspiring blind devotion to the state or a charismatic leader. Had terror to guard their power. Flourished during economic hard ships by promoting extreme change, both claimed to rule in the name of the national interest.
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Describe the differences between fascism and communism.
Fascist supported a society with social classes. Communist wanted a classless society. Communist were a international system where, Fascist persuade nationalist goals. Communist got support from workers, Fascist got support from the wealthy.
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Explain 3 problems faced by the Weimar Republic.
Some small parties made it hard for them to all get together and make a decision, strong demands from communist, the nobility, military officers, and wealthy middle class thought the govt. policies were to liberal.Inflation.Beginning ofthe Depression
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What nationalistic ideas did Nazis promote?
He recalled past glories, ignoring the treaty of Versailles
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What racial ideas did Nazis promote?
They blamed jews for all of their economic problems and they strongly believed in German purity
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Why was Hitler's program appealing to a wide variety of Germans?
he was a charismatic, offered people change + used propaganda to make them think whatever he said was right. He promised them to end reparation payments, create jobs, and rearm Germany. He promised them that conditions in Germany would be better.
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What were some restrictions that Hitler placed on German Jews?
Lost their citizen ship. could not marry non-jews attend or teach at German schools, have govt. jobs, practice law medicine or publish books.
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Totalitarian state =
Party in which a one-party dictatorship regulates every aspect of citizens lives
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Fascism =
extremely nationalistic; believe the individuals should serve the state, not the reverse; believe in racism and inequality, and want to maintain a social class system; support a capitalist economy with close government supervision.
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Fascism continued =
Believe in total government control over virtually all aspects of life, including family life, religion, and the arts. They are violently anti-communist and their support comes mainly from the middle and upper classes.
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Communism =
advocate a classless society; and support a socialist economy in which the government owns all large enterprises. Support for communism comes primarily from the working class and the underprivileged.
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Communism continued =
However, in their attempts to carry out their programs, they too resort to a dictatorship that exercises total control over all aspects of life. Communists are violently anti-fascist.
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Weimar Republic
The democratic german government from 1917-1933 overthrown by Nazis
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Mein Kampf ("My Struggle)
A book Hitler wrote when in prison about Nazi goals
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Anti-Semitism
Prejudice against Jews
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Lebensraum ("living space")
Increasing land and gain back natural resources
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Fuhrer
Hitler's title as Germany's dictator
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Reichstag
Seated Germany's lower house of Parlimrent, it burned in 1933 and Hitler blamed it on the communist, this event led to Hitler becoming the absolute dictator in Germany.
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Third Reich
Official name for the Nazi party or its regime in Germany, held power from 1933-1945
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Gestapo
Nazi secret police.
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Nuremberg Laws
The laws that took away rights from Jews in Germany
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Night of Broken Glass
Program against Jews in Germany secretly organized by the Nazis; Germans burned synagogues and Jewish shops and killed and injured Jews
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Hitler Youth
Organization for German youth - In training camps and schools, young men and women would be taught loyalty to the state and would be prepared for military service. Its purpose was to indoctrinate the German youth with Nazi ideology.
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Describe the differences between fascism and communism.

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Fascist supported a society with social classes. Communist wanted a classless society. Communist were a international system where, Fascist persuade nationalist goals. Communist got support from workers, Fascist got support from the wealthy.

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Explain 3 problems faced by the Weimar Republic.

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What nationalistic ideas did Nazis promote?

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What racial ideas did Nazis promote?

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