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Anti-Jewish boycott

April 1933

2

Germany withdraws from the League of Nations

October 1933

3

Law on the Head of State of the German Reich (proclaims Hitler to be Fuhrer)

August 1934

4

Reich Local Government Law (gives local Nazi officials more power)

January 1935

5

Anti-German Stresa Front formed

April 1935

6

Anglo-German naval agreement

June 1935

7

Nuremberg rally and passing of the Nuremberg Laws

September 1935

8

German remilitarisation of the Rhineland

March 1936

9

Hitler appoints SS leader - Heinrich Himmler - as chief of the German police

June 1936

10

Hossbach Conference

November 1937

11

Anschluss with Austria

March 1938

12

Decree forbidding Jewish doctors from treating Aryan patients (Gerhard Wagner, working towards the Fuhrer)

June 1938

13

Sudetenland given to Germany (Munich Conference)

September 1938

14

Kristallnacht

9-10 November 1938

15

Goring sets up the Reich Central Office for Jewish Emigration and puts Heydrich in charge of it

January 1939

16

Germany invades the rest of Czechoslovakia

March 1939

17

Pact of Steel with Italy signed (secured Italian support)

May 1939

18

The Labour Decree

1934

19

Remilitarisation of the Rhineland

March 1936

20

Army swear oath of allegiance to Hitler, under the initiative of General Blomberg

2 August 1934

21

Newarth is replaced by von Ribbentrop as Foreign Minister

1938

22

At a Nuremberg rally, Hitler makes an official sanction for more radical anti-Semitic policies.

1937.

23

SD authorised to act outside the Law regarding anti-Semitic behaviour

1936

24

In this year, Hitler and the Nazis viewed the solution to the Jewish question as emigration to Madagascar or Palestine

1938

25

Blomberg-Fritsch Affair

1938

26

Hitler becomes Commander in Chief of the Army, and removes a further 12 army generals (as well as Blomberg & Fritsch)

January 1938 (after the Blomberg-Fritsch Affair)

27

Hitler ignores aims of the German Foreign Ministry to develop closer relations with the USSR and instead begins to develop hatred for them (interventionist)

1933

28

Hitler signs the four-power pact (to revise Versailles pragmatically)

1934

29

Hitler reintroduces conscription despite apprehension from the army leadership

1935

30

Hitler replaced Newarth as Foreign Minister with von Ribbentrop (Newarth had questioned Hitler's plans to go to war in the near future, and Ribbentrop, though less experienced, was far more radical)

1938

31

Anglo-German Naval agreement (permitted G to build a fleet 35% of Britain's)

1935

32

By this year, Hitler had rebuilt Germany's military and diplomatic strength (economy recovered, army increased to half a million, formed key alliances)

1937

33

Non-agression Pact with Poland (which Hitler undermined in 1939 when he invaded)

1934

34

Hjalmar Schacht is appointed as Minister of Economics, after previously being President of the Reichsbank

August 1934

35

Introduction of the New Plan (regulation of trade and currency transactions, Mefo Bills and Bilateral Trade agreements).

Sept. 1934 (after Schacht is appointed Minster of Economics)

36

Schacht headed domestic policy through Hitler's 'divide and rule' tactic during these years

1933-36

37

Schacht forced to resign as Economics Minister and replaced by Walter Funk (far more radical, who then became willing to be subordinate to Goering in the Four Year Plan)

1937

38

Law on the Head of the State of the German Reich (confirming HItler absorbing powers of Chancellor and Fuhrer as Hindenburg was dying)

1 August 1934

39

Plebiscite on Hitler becoming Fuhrer where he received 89.9% vote in favour

19 August 1934

40

Hitler appoints Himmler as head of all police, centralising government and ending the polycracy between party and state (the police no longer served the state but instead to Fuhrer)

June 1936

41

Hitler authorised Kristallnacht in a private meeting with Goebbels

9 November 1938

42

By this year, 20 million people had the people's radio

1939

43

Hitler's memorandum where he says that Germany needs to be ready for war in 4 years, initiating spending 2/3 of all industrial investment on rearmament (between 1936-9)

1936

44

Great German Art Exhibition in Munich (attended by 600,000 people)

1937

45

Hitler oversees the founding of 125 factory art exhibitions

1935

46

Night of the Long Knives

30 June 1934

47

Aktion T4 Programme

1939

48

'Law to ensure the unity of Party and State' (so vague that it was essentially meaningless)

Dec 1933

49

Law for the Reconstruction of the Reich

1934

50

Establishment of the 'People's Court' (Nazi jury; legal authorities of the state lost influence to the SS-police system who increasingly acted above the Law)

1934

51

Cabinet didn't meet after this date

1938

52

Labour Front Decree

October 1934

53

Meeting between Rudolf Hess (who believed Hitler would want all Jews to emigrate) and Ministry of the Interior (who felt they should be kept as hostages) where Hitler didn't intervene

November 1935