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1

What was Nazi ideology based on?

Hitler's beliefs as set out in Mein Kampf

2

What is the idea of extreme nationalism?

The country always come first, in this case Germany

3

What is lebensraum?

Living space- as the German people were the master race, they needed space to expand and develop.

4

What did the German Workers Party (DAP) change their name to?

National Socialist German Worker's Party (NSDAP)

5

What was Mein Kampf's beliefs about foreign policy?

Germany needed to become a strong nation and overthrow the Treaty of Versailles

6

What was Mein Kampf's beliefs about Race?

The Aryan race was the superior race

7

What was Mein Kampf's beliefs about Lebensraum?

Germany must have living space as the master race, and therefore needed to expand east towards Russia.

8

What was Mein Kampf's beliefs about Fuhrerprinzip?

A strong leader was to replace democracy. Individuals should make their views the same as the state

9

How many people were in NSDAP by 1929?

100,000 people

10

Who were the SS?

Schutzstaffel was an elite source set up to ensure Hitler's safety. Led by Heinrich Himmler

11

How did the Nazi's use hyperinflation to their advantage?

They accused the Weimar government of not being able to deal with an economic crisis

12

When was the Wall Street crash?

October 1929

13

What happened in April 1932?

An emergency decree banned the SA and SS due to fear the Nazi's would try to seize power?

14

Who replaced Bruning?

Franz von Papen

15

Why did Von Schleicher fail as Chancellor?

- The trade unions did not trust Schleicher
- He did not succeed in creating a split in the Nazi party
- Hindenburg was not prepared to give him the power to rule by decree