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1

What made the Nazis so popular to the common people?

They were Nationalist, supported an authoritarian rule and advocated the importance of the Working class

2

What made the people dislike the Weimar Republic

It was born out of the defeat of the German nation and was seen to be the reason of all the economic problems.

3

What did the Treaty of Versailles impose on Germany?

It ruined their economy due to reparations owed, removed their armed forces, cut trade, and had their key industrial area taken off of them.

4

How many political parties were there before the Nazi gained power?

35

5

What fairly recent event made the middle class fear the working class?

The Bolshevik uprising in Russia in 1917

6

How many votes were the Nazis receiving in 1928?

800,000

7

How many votes were the Nazis receiving in 1930?

6,500,000

8

How many votes were the Nazis receiving in 1932?

13,500,000

9

What were the early Nazi storm troopers called?

The SA

10

What percentage of the Early Nazi storm troopers were unemployed?

90%

11

What side of the political spectrum were the early Nazi ideologies?

Left wing

12

What did the earlier Nazi ideologies advocate mostly?

Greater power to the state

13

Who was the President in the rise to Hitler?

Hindenburg

14

Who was chancellor in 1930?

Bruning

15

What was the chancellor in 1930 most guilty of?

Undermining democracy, using the Reichstagg less and less.

16

Who followed as chancellor in 1932?

Von Papen

17

What was the chancellor of 1932 most guilty of?

Holding secret meetings with Hitler and being appointed his vice chancellor allowing Hitler to be Chancellor

18

Who was the final chancellor before Hitler?

Schleicer

19

What key thing did Schleicer do?

Tried to put Strasser into Government to Split the Nazi's

20

What was the official name for the name of the Nazi rise to power?

The Gleichschaltung

21

What brutal act helped Hitler overcome his final hurdle toward becoming Chancellor?

The Night of the Long Knives

22

What made the SA such a liability?

Their lack of control and organisation plus their desire for greater expansion

23

When was the Night of the Long Knives?

29th June 1934