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What is meant by 'Fuhrer'?

Supreme leader (combining role of president and chancellor)

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What is meant by 'Volk'?

The German people

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What is meant by 'Reich'?

Empire

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What is meant by 'Aryan race'?

Master Race - typically physically fit, blonde and blue-eyed. Women able to bear children.

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What is meant by 'Volksgemeinschaft'?

People's community

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What is meant by 'Lebensraum'?

Living space - the aim of German expansion to the east

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Who was Anton Draxler?

The founder of the German Workers' Party

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What was the DAP?

Deutsche Arberiter Partei (German Workers' Party)

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Who were the NSDAP?

The National Socialist German Workers' Party

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Who were the SA?

The Sturmabteilung (Stormtroopers) - Hitler's private army

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What was the Swastika?

The Nazi Party emblem

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Who were the brownshirts?

The SA (their nickname)

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Who was Ernst Rohm

Leader of the SA

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What were some of the aims of the DAP? (Included within the 25 Point Programme)

- Scrap ToV
- expand Germany's borders to give people lebensraum (living space)
- deprive the Jews of their citizenship

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What did the German Workers' Party (DAP) think about democracy?

They believed it was a weak form of government

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Which groups did the German Workers' Party (DAP) hate in particular?

- Communists and socialists - for bringing down the Kaiser
- The Weimar politicians who had accepted the ToV
- The Jews, who they blamed for Germany's economic problems