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1

What award was Hitler granted during the war?

Iron Cross

2

How did Hitler become aware of the DAP?

He was charged with keeping an eye on local political activists in the Munich area

3

When was the German Worker's Party founded?

February 1919

4

Who founded and originally led the DAP?

Anton Drexler

5

When did Hitler join the DAP?

19th September 1919

6

What position did Hitler earn in January 1920?

Head of Party Propaganda

7

What was the name of the DAP's party policy?

25 point programme

8

When was the 25 point programme made?

February 1920

9

What three main things was the 25 point programme opposed to?

- Weimar Politicians
- Democracy
-Jews

10

How did Hitler's personal appeal improve the party?

He was a great orator

11

On how many occasions between November 1919 and November 1920, did Hitler appear as star speaker?

31

12

How many members of the DAP were there in June 1920?

1,000

13

How many members of the DAP were there by the end of the 1920s?

3,000

14

When did the party set up a permanent office in Munich?

January 1920

15

What did Hitler suggest as the new name for the party?

Nationalist Socialist German Worker's Party (NSDAP)

16

What logo and parry action did the NSDAP adopt?

The swastika and straight-arm salute

17

What did the NSDAP buy in December 1920?

The People's Observer newpaper

18

How many copies of the People's Observer were in circulation?

17,000

19

When did Hitler become leader of the NSDAP?

July 1921

20

Which four supporters did Hitler surround himself with upon coming to party leadership?

- Rudolf Hess (wealthy academic)
- Hermann Goering (WW1 fighter pilot)
- Julius Streicher (nationalist politician, iron cross)
- Ernst Rohm (popular ex-army officer)

21

How did Julius Streicher increase Nazi party support?

-His own supporters from Central Germany then started supporting Nazis.
-Founder Der Sturmer in 1923, which abused Jews and Communists
- 14,000 copies in circulation

22

When was the SA set up?

August 1921

23

How many SA members were there i Agust 1922?

800

24

How did the SA strenghten the Nazi Party?

- Had sense of power and organisation
- Controlled crowds and subdued opposition
- Disrupted opposition meetings
- Paraded streets as show of force

25

What was the name of Hitler's personal bodyguard he selected from the SA?

Stosstrupp

26

How did Hitler gain total control of the nazi party in January 1922?

Gave up right to elect leader of the party and dictated policy instead of discussing it (lasted 2.5 hours)

27

How many members of the NSDAP were there in November 1923?

50,000

28

When was the Munich Putsch?

8th- 11th November 1923

29

What were the long term causes of the Munich Putsch?

- Dolchstoss and the diktat
- Resentment of Weimar Republic
- 50,000 members of NSDAP
- Bavarian Government Leaders relaxed control

30

What were the medium term causes of the Munich Putsch?

- Mussolini's Inspiration
- Fascist takover in Italy in 1922