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1

Name Hitler's 4 foreign policy aims

- To destroy the Treaty of Versailles
- To bring all German speaking people under German control
- To expand eastwards for Lebensraum (living space)
- To destroy the Communist USSR.

2

Who was the British cartoonist who drew many cartoons criticising Hitler and the policy of appeasement?

David Low

3

When did Hitler withdraw Germany from the World Disarmament Conference?

1933

4

In what year was conscription introduced in Germany?

1935

5

What year did Germany leave the League of Nations?

1933

6

When was the non-aggression pact between Germany and Poland signed?

1934

7

Who did Hitler sign a naval agreement with in 1935?

Britain

8

What percentage of the British Navy size were Germany allowed for their Navy under the Anglo- German naval agreement?

35%

9

Which organisation controlled the Saar region after it was taken from Germany?

The League of Nations

10

What Percentage of Saarlanders voted in favour of re-joining Hitler's Germany in 1935?

90%

11

What was the dematerialised area of Germany that bordered France called?

The Rhineland

12

When did Hitler march his troops into the Rhineland?

7th March 1936

13

How many troops did Hitler send into the Rhineland in 1936?

32,000

14

What was the reaction from the French and British to the Hitler Remilitarising the Rhineland

They did nothing, as they were too concerned with Mussolini in Abyssinia

15

What did the League of Nations do in response to Hitler's invasion of the Rhineland?

They condemned the action, but did not act.

16

What was the section of the Treaty of Versailles called that forbade the union of Germany and Austria?

Anschluss

17

Who was the Chancellor of Austria in 1938?

Kurt von Schuschnigg

18

When was the Spanish Civil War?

1936-39

19

What was the pact signed in 1936 between Hitler and Mussolini called?

The Rome-Berlin Axis

20

Who did Schuschnigg ask for help when he discovered an Austrian revolution in 1938?

Adolf Hitler

21

Who was the leader of the Austrian Nazi party in 1938?

Arthur Seyss-Inquart

22

When did Hitler march his troops into Austria?

12th March 1938

23

How many opponents of Hitler were imprisoned in Austria after the German invasion?

Over 80,000

24

What was the percentage of Austrians who voted in favour of staying with Germany in the plebiscite in 1938?

99.75%

25

What is appeasement?

Giving someone what they want in order to fulfil a purpose of your own

26

Why did Hitler want to take over Czechoslovakia?

It had a large army and strong military defences; it had many coal deposits; he wanted Lebensraum; he hated the country as a democracy and a reminder of the Treaty of Versailles restrictions.

27

Who was the leader of Czechoslovakia in 1938?

Edvard Benes

28

Who was the leader of the Czech Nazi Party in 1938?

Konrad Henlein

29

When did the Sudeten Nazis riot in Czechoslovakia?

12th September 1938- they were first encouraged by Hitler, but quickly crushed by the army.

30

When was the four power conference held in Munich?

29th September 1938