Hitler's consolidation of power

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For Hitler and the Nazis what was the significance of January 1933?
The beginning of a national socialist revolution, the conquest of power
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What was the start of the revolution?
Aquiring dicatorial powers and then the elimination of non nazi parties
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What are institutions of the state?
Institutions linked to the state including the civil service, armed forces the police and the judicial system
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What did Hitler claim that the nazi party was?
The racial core of Germany
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Which Nazi doctrine explains why there could only be one political party?
Volksgemeinschaft
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What were the 4 steps to achieving volksgemeinschaft?
Banning the KPD, Exiling the SPD, dissolving the centre party and the DNVP and then passing the law against the formation of new parties
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What did Hitler label the SPD?
A party hostile to the nation and to the state
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When was the SPD exiled?
22nd June 1933
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When was the law passed against the formation of new parties?
14th of July
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Which state could operate independently of central government and why?
Prussia, it was so large that it was able to have its own government
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Who was controlling prussia in january 1933?
Hermann Goering
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When was the state government of prussia dismissed?
July 1932
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When was the first law for the coodination of the federal states passed?
31st of march 1933, dissolved the existing state assemblies and replaced them with nazi dominated ones
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When was the second law for the coordination of the federal states passed?
7th April 1933- created the new post of Reich govener and had to make sure that state government was following nazi policy
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What law took the centralisation process a step further?
The law for the Reconstruction of the Reich, state assemblies were abolished, 30th January 1934
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What was abolished on the 14th of February 1934?
The Reichsrat
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What was a Reichleiter?
A Nazi political official at a national level, a top ranking Nazi
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What was a gauleiter?
A Nazi leader a regional or state level, second ranking nazi political official
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What dod the Nazis see the civil service as?
An obstacle to their exercise of dictatorial power
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What did the Nazis force within the government?
For local officuials to resign and be replaced by Nazi party members who often had no experiance of government
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How many members were in the SA in 1934?
Roughly 3 million
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What was meged in february 1933?
The SA and the Stalhelm were merged and became the auxillary police force
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What did Hitler declare in July 1933 about the state of the revolution?
That the Nazi revolution was complete
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What increased the pressure on Hitler?
A speech papen made at Marburg university criticising Nazi excess of force
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When was the night of the Long knives?
30th June 1934
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How many victims of the night of the long knives were there?
84 executed, 1000 arrested
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What was the SA membership figure in October 1935?
1.6 million
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What did Hindenburg consider in the months before he died?
Placing the army in charge and dismissing Hitler
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When did Hindenburg die?
2nd of August 1934
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How was the vote split on the pleblicite held after Hindenburgs death?
89.9% yes 10.1% no
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