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Wall Street Crash - Rise of Hitler

October 1929

2

Hitler Becoming Chancellor - Rise of Hitler

30th January 1933

3

Reichstag Fire - Rise of Hitler

27th February 1933

4

Enabling Act Passed - Rise of Hitler

23rd March 1933

5

Night of the Long Knives - Rise of Hitler

30th June 1934

6

Hindenburg Dies. Hitler Becomes Führer and Army Swear Oath To Hitler - Rise of Hitler

2nd August 1934

7

Most vulnerable to depression (Name 2) - Rise of Hitler

Unemployed, Elderly, Middle Classes

8

How many members did the SA have by 1932? - Rise of Hitler

400,000

9

What did Bruning do in his economic policy? + when? - Rise of Hitler

Cut welfare benefits and raised taxes
Post Wall Street Crash (>1930)

10

How many Germans were unemployed in 1930? - Rise of Hitler

6 million

11

How much had the average income fallen by since 1929? - Rise of Hitler

40%

12

Who allegedly burned down the Reichstag? - Rise of Hitler

Dutch communist, Marinus Van Der Lubbe

13

How many communists did Hitler incarcerate? - Rise of Hitler

4000

14

When did the Nazis receive 230 seats in the Reichstag? - Rise of Hitler

July 1932, with the Nazis as the largest party but without a majority

15

When did Hitler deem an election a disaster, apparently threatening suicide? - Rise of Hitler

November 1932

16

Hitler got emergency powers granted - Rise of Hitler

28th February 1933

17

How many people were killed on the Night of the Long Knives? - Rise of Hitler

400 SA killed, including Kurt Von Schleicher, a former chancellor and Ernst Rohm, leader of the SA, rumoured to be challenging Hitler.

18

Why was Germany particularly badly affected by the Wall Street Crash? - Rise of Hitler

It’s economy was particularly dependant on the USA's as a result of the Dawes plan

19

Which groups were the Nazis particularly attractive to? - Rise of Hitler

The unemployed, the elderly, the middle classes, traditionalists

20

How did the Munich Putsch's failure change Hitler's campaigning? - Rise of Hitler

He realised that he would have to persuade voters to vote for him democratically as his push for power had failed

21

How did the Nazis choose to campaign? - Rise of Hitler

Use of propaganda and slogans
Pamphlets and leaflets
Slogans
Rallies led by Hitler

22

Why did Hitler appeal to many Germans? - Rise of Hitler

He was a powerful and dynamic speaker
Seen as a man of the people
Used film and radio transmissions to spread his popularity

23

What was the Communist equivalent of the SA? - Rise of Hitler

The Communist Red Fighting League

24

Why did communism struggle in Germany? - Rise of Hitler

Large groups of middle class people had heard about how similar types of people were mistreated by the regime in the USSR

25

Why were large industries wary of communism? - Rise of Hitler

Communists planned to introduce state control of business, which would contrast their capitalist ideas

26

Which 2 politicians offered Hitler the role of chancellor? - Rise of Hitler

Hindenburg and von Papen, who met secretly through January 1933

27

Why did Hindenburg and von Papen allow Hitler to become Chancellor? - Rise of Hitler

They believed that, with few Nazis in the cabinet, they could limit Hitler's control and resist his extremism

28

How were the SA used during elections? - Rise of Hitler

The SA were used as an intimidatory force on opponents to force them to vote for the Nazis. They also beat up opposition parties

29

Why did Hindenburg pass Hitler's emergency powers? - Rise of Hitler

Hindenburg was afraid of a potential Communist plot

30

How did Hitler use his emergency powers? - Rise of Hitler

Communists were banned from participating in the 1933 elections. 4000 communists were arrested