Flashcards in Paper 2 Hitler's Germany Dictatorship Deck (24)
How was the church controlled by Hitler?
They had to sign a concordat (agreement) that they would not interfere with Hitler's business and in return Hitler would not interfere with church concerns.
Kinder, Kuche, Kirche stood for?
The role of Women in Nazi Germany
When women gave up their jobs they received?
Trade unions were banned and replaced with?
DAF- Workers were no longer allowed to leave their jobs without government permission and strikes were banned.
What was the Reich Labour Service
A compulsory programme for young men to do 6 months service to the government.
What was Strength Through Joy?
An organisation set up by the DAF to arrange leisure activities for workers and their families.
How does Volkswagon link to Nazi Germany?
It was the "people's car" a scheme created for workers to save up and purchase a luxury item like the car, it never happened though.
In 1933 what happened to Jewish businesses?
How were Jewish shops shown?
The Star of David placed on the front and the word "Jude".
What were children taught about Jewish people in schools?
That they were unclean and responsible for the German defeat in WW1.
Under the Nuremberg Laws what happened?
Jews were no longer German citizens
Marriage between Jews and Aryans was not allowed.
What was Kristallnacht and when did it happen?
1938 - Night of the broken glass
Hitler ordered the attack of Jewish businesses. Thousands were attacked along with 200 Jewish synagogues.
What year was the Final Solution introduced?
What was the Final Solution?
Hitler and the Nazis plan to kill all Jews in Europe.
How many Jews were murdered by the Nazis?
How did people oppose Hitler?
Some people fled Germany
Church leaders spoke out against Hitler
The famous July Bomb Plot
What was the July Bomb Plot
Members of the SS in 1944, attempted to use a bomb to kill Hitler, they failed and were arrested and executed for their crime.
How did Hitler try and solve unemployment?
Public Work Schemes- road building to improve Germany and create jobs.
Jewish people forced out of jobs
Businesses were given money to hire workers
Germany began to re-arm.
Rearmament helped reduce unemployment because?
Conscription was introduced
The Army, Navy and Airforce were increased in size
People were needed to work in munitions factories
Unemployment fell from 6 million to what under Hitler?
250,000 by 1939
But missing women and Jews
What was the German economy build upon?
Preparing for war
What impact did war have on ordinary Germans?
High level of Propaganda
Government tighter control of people's lives
Bombing raids on German cities
Industry was disrupted
How did WW2 end?
Hitler committed suicide