Nazi Germany - Key words

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Anschluss
The union between Austria and Germany - 1938 (War of the Flowers)
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Aryan
the race to which non-Jewish Germans belonged
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Autarky
A state of national self-sufficiency
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Freikorps
A paramilitary organisation of ex-soldiers which was armed and financed by the army and used to support right-wing groups in German politics before 1933.
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Gleichschaltung
All social, economic and political activities were brought under State Control 'Forcing into Line'
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Lebensraum
A concept under which Hitler justified his plans to take over territory to the east of Germany.
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Luftwaffe
The German Air Force
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Reichstag
The German Parliament
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Reparations
The payments demanded from Germany in the 1919 Treaty of Versailles to compensate Allied nations for the damage caused by WW1.
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Strength Through Joy
Organised leisure activities for workers and their families - incentive for production of war material.
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Volksgemeinschaft
The 'People's Community' which the Nazis were attempting to build in the Third Reich
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Twenty-five Point Programme (1920)
Nazi policy was put forward in this
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Outline the process of consolidation to power
Terror to beat down opponents, compromise and concessions to powerful institutions, new laws to legitimise dictatorial rule and propaganda to maintain morale
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Enabling Act
Granted Hitler's government emergency powers to rule by decree for four years
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the race to which non-Jewish Germans belonged

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A paramilitary organisation of ex-soldiers which was armed and financed by the army and used to support right-wing groups in German politics before 1933.

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