Flashcards in Origins of Nazi Party Deck (16):
What is meant by 'Fuhrer'?
Supreme leader (combining role of president and chancellor)
What is meant by 'Volk'?
The German people
What is meant by 'Reich'?
What is meant by 'Aryan race'?
Master Race - typically physically fit, blonde and blue-eyed. Women able to bear children.
What is meant by 'Volksgemeinschaft'?
What is meant by 'Lebensraum'?
Living space - the aim of German expansion to the east
Who was Anton Draxler?
The founder of the German Workers' Party
What was the DAP?
Deutsche Arberiter Partei (German Workers' Party)
Who were the NSDAP?
The National Socialist German Workers' Party
Who were the SA?
The Sturmabteilung (Stormtroopers) - Hitler's private army
What was the Swastika?
The Nazi Party emblem
Who were the brownshirts?
The SA (their nickname)
Who was Ernst Rohm
Leader of the SA
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
What did the German Workers' Party (DAP) think about democracy?
They believed it was a weak form of government