The appeal of Nazism and Communism

Where did the Nazis' main support come from before 1929?
Mittelstand
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Geographically speaking, where were NSDAP most popular?
Protestant north, east and central Germany
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What percentage of the vote did Hitler get in the 1932 Presidential election?
37%
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Give reasons that Hitler contributed to Nazi success.
Connection w/ middle class, targeting os specific greivances
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How did the Nazi strategy contribute to the party's appeal?
↑ propaganda post-'30 election, use of associated org., attention on peasants/small traders
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How did the SA contribute to the party's appeal?
Elite favoured Hitler due to him controlling them, gave impression of control, over half from working class
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What percentage of workers supported the Nazis in '33?
46.3%
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What areas of Germany were the Communists strongest in?
Poorer areas of place
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In the 1930 election, what percentage of Nazi voters were manual labourers?
27%
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When was Nazi policy first put forward?
Twenty-Five Point Programme, 1920
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Give some of the points from the Twenty-Five Point Programme.
Confiscation of war profits, nationalisation of large monopoly companies.
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How did Hitler view the Weimar Republic?
Weak, ineffective, encouraged growth of Communism
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What were Hitler's three main aims as a German nationalist?
Reverse ToV, establish country w/ all Germans living w/i state borders, secure "Lebensraum" (living space)
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How many votes did the KPD gain in Reichstag elections between 1928 and July 1932?
2 million
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What was the KPD's membership by 1932?
360,000
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Due to rising unemployment, who were the KPD forced to focus more on after 1929?
The unemployed
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Give three parts of KPD policy.
Closer cooperation w/ USSR, end of military spending, creation of worker's state
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How did propaganda serve as a strength of Communism?
Explicit appeals to the unemployed, emph. on links w/ USSR
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What percentage of the vote did the KPD get in the Nov. 1932 Reichstag election?
16.8%
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What was the KPD's membership turnover?
50%
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How did the KPD's focus on the SPD serve as a a weakness?
Blindded them to true threat of NSDAP
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