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1

What was the Backstairs Intrigue

A time when Nazi popularity at the polls was decreasing, Hitler was handed power by political elites who feared a Communist take over and Civil War.

2

What does the NSDAP stand for

National Socialist German Workers' Party also known as the Nazi Party

3

What was the iron cross award

An award, given to soldiers who showed bravery in war

4

What id the term Volk

A nation of pure, German people

5

What was the 25 point programme

A political manifesto of the Nazi Party

6

What was the Volkischer Beobachter

People's Observer, a Nazi newspaper

7

What does the term Fuhrerprinzip state

Only one person should run a Party

8

What was the Swastika

Emblem of the Nazi Party

9

What was the SA

The SA was a private army of the Nazi Party, commanded by Ernst Rohm

10

What does Aryan refer to

Pure German people

11

What does the term Anti Semitism mean

Discrimination and hatred against the Jewish faith

12

What is Mein Kampf

Hitler's autobiography

13

What is a Putsch

An attempt to get power illegally

14

Who were the Blood Martyrs

16 Nazis who died at the Munich Putsch

15

What is the Gaue

Local Party Branches

16

What was the SS

The SS were Hitler's bodyguards

17

What was the KPD

German Workers Party

18

What does the term propaganda mean

The use of influential techniques, to make people think a certain way

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Who was Hindenburg

The President of the Republic from 1925 to 1934

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Who were the Roter Frontkampferbund

The Communist’s own private army