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what did Hitler want to be in his youth?

a priest

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when did his parents die?

1903 father, 1906 mother

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how did Hitler join ww1?

conscripted in 1914 but too weak to serve; petitioned to serve after the assassination of Ferdinand

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what was Hitler's role in ww1?

won 2 medals for bravery and had several near death experiences; disgusted by Germany's surrender

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what happened in 1919 when Hitler was recruited to spy on a certain political party, and what was the party?

German Worker's Party; soon realized they shared beliefs

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what was Hitler's role in the German Worker's Party?

spokesperson, chief of propaganda, soon ran the party

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what was included in the German Worker's Party's new 25- point platform?

revoking the Treaty of Versailles
confiscating war profits
expropriating land without compensation
revoking civil rights for Jews
expelling Jews who had emigrated into Germany after the war began

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what did the German Worker's Party become?

the National Socialist German Worker's Party (Nazi Party)

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when was the Swastika adopted by the Nazis?

1920

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what did Hitler raise funds to buy?

an anti-Semitic paper on the verge of bankruptcy

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how did the Nazi party gain members?

blaming social ills on Jews

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why was Hitler jailed for 5 years?

attempted a Putsch on the Bavarian Government in 1923 to "rid it of Jews and communists"

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what did Hitler write in his time in prison and what was its purpose?

Mein Kampf (My Struggle); outlined hate for Jews and need for Germanic unification

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after Hitler was released from jail, what did he write in his paper?

about "The New Beginning" and his new nonviolent approach which relied heavily on public speaking

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what position did the Nazi Party grow to?

from 9th smallest to 2nd largest

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when did Hitler become chancellor and then president?

1933 chancellor, 1934 president

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what happened when Hitler became president?

abolish all other political parties and turned democratic Germany into a dictatorship

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Nazi Control: the first order
what were Aryans proclaimed?

the master race, superior and destined by God to rule over all others

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Nazi Control: the first order
what was Hitler believed to be?

"Fuhrer" (Supreme Leader)

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Nazi Control: the first order
what was burned to get rid of the old order and welcome the new?

books

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Nazi Control: the first order
what happened to political opponents?

beaten or killed

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Nazi Control: the first order
Catholic schools became ___________

Nazi schools

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Nazi Control: the first order
what happened in September 1935 in terms of Nuremberg laws?

Jews were denied the right to vote, have jobs, and marry non Jewish people

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Nazi Control: the first order
Aryans were only allowed to marry ___________

pure blood Aryans

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Nazi Control: the first order
what was Lebensraum and what did it call for?

"living room"- Jews out

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Nazi Control: the first order
what did Hitler promise to do in terms of unity?

unite German people (mainly Austria) and expand the German nation through Eastern Europe

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Nazi Control: the first order
what did Hitler promise to do in terms of army?

rebuild the German army, breaking the Treaty of Versailles

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