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1

Why were Party activists a concern for Hitler

damaging his relationship w conservative forces e.g. army

2

What party of the Nazi party were the SA

radical left wing

3

Who were members of the SA

mainly working class (young + unemployed)

socialist elements of the party - and saw no need to please the elites

4

What was the SA membership in 1933

under 450,000

5

what was the SA membership in 1934

3million

6

What had happened to the SA membership between 1933-34

more than X6

7

Who controlled the SA

Rohm

8

What did the army have the power to do

Unseat Hitler via coup

9

What advantage did the army have over the Sa

more discipline and professionalism

skills vital to foreign policy

10

Why might Hitler have chosen to support the SA over the army

SA fought in 1923 Munich Putsch

11

Who did Hitler choose to maintain the backing of - SA or Army?

Army

12

What did Hitler choosing of the backing mean for the SA

victims of the Night of the Long Knives

13

When was the Night of the Long Knives

30th June 1934

14

Who was shot by the SS in the NOTLK

Rohm and Schleicher

15

How many SA members murdered in the NOTLK

200

16

What X3 benefits did Hitler gain from the NOTLK

1. Germany army aligned behind the regime

2. SA unarmed

3. Hitler overcame previously uncontrollable radical left of his own party
= threat of 'second revolution' removed

17

When did Hindenburg die

August 1934

18

Who did Hitler include in his cabinet in order to have conservative respectability

Papen and Hugenberg

19

What X6 factors mean the establishment of a Nazi dictatorship

terror

legality

deception

propaganda

weakness of opposition

sympathy of conservative right

20

Why could Hitler claim the dictatorship was based on legality?

Enabling act gave legal justification for the regime to implement the changes / bans it did

21

What element of deception did Hitler use

mislead groups only to destroy them - e.g Catholic party, trade unions, SA