Nazi Germany (1933-1945)

Examination I

This Study Sheet covers the chronological survey of Nazi Germany. The first test will take place about 19 February 2008 (or shortly thereafter). It will consist of an essay (10 points), five identification/short answer questions (25 points), fifteen multiple-choice questions (45 points), and ten matching questions (20 points). Questions will be based on this study sheet. Note that the short answer and the identification questions will ask for specific responses, including the historical importance of the item and answers to the appropriate who? what? why? when? and where? questions.

29 September 1918
Naval Mutiny at Kiel
Erich Ludendorf
Friedrich Ebert (1871-1925)
Ebert-Groener Pact (1918)
Versailles Treaty and Article 231
"Stab in the Back"
9 November 1918
Weimar Republic (1919-1933)
Article 48 (Weimar Constitution)
Freikorps
Spartakusbund & KPD (Communist Party of Germany)
Rosa Luxembourg (1871-1919)
Kapp Putsch (Berlin, 1920)
Currency Crisis and Inflation
Bavarian Political Climate (1919-1923)
NSDAP (=Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei)
Völkischer Beobachter (1920)
Julius Streicher (1885-1946)
SA (=Sturmabteilung, 1920); SS (=Schutzstaffeln, 1925); and SD (=Sicherheitsdienst, 1931)
Ernst Röhm (1887-1934)
Joseph Goebbels (1897-1945)
Hermann Göring (1893-1946)
Heinrich Himmler [Reichsführer-SS, 1936-1945] (1900-1945)
Martin Bormann (1900-?1945)
Alfred Rosenberg (1893-1946)
Rudolf Hess (1894-1987)
Vienna (Hitler's Years, 1907-1913)
Georg von Schönerer, Karl Lueger, and Lanz von Liebenfels
Nazi Party Program (25 Points; February 1920)
Lebensraum/Greater Germany
Nazism as a Movement
Ruhr Crisis (1923) and Beer Hall Putsch (8-9 November 1923)
Mein Kampf
Dawes Plan and Young Plan (1929)
Otto and Gregor Strasser (1892-1934)
Restructuring of the Nazi Party (late 1920s)
Gau and Gauleiter
Locarno Pact (1925)
Gustav Stresemann (1878-1929)
The Great Depression-Impact on Germany
Voters for the NSDAP (1924-1933)
NSDAP Membership (1925-1932)
Heinrich Brüning (1885-1970), Franz von Papen (1879-1969), and Kurt von Schleicher (1882-1934)
Paul von Hindenburg (1847-1934)
30 January 1933
Reichstag Fire (27 February 1933)
Day of Potsdam (21 March 1933)
Elections of 5 March 1933
Enabling Act [Ermächtigungsgesetz] (23 March 1933)
Gleichschaltung (1933-1939)
"Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Führer"
Führerprinzip
Volk & Volksgemeinschaft
Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service (7 April 1934)
Night of the Long Knives (30 June 1934)
The Army's Oath of Allegiance
Nuremberg Laws (September 1935)
Kristallnacht (8-9 November 1938)
Kraft durch Freude & Volkswagen
Hitler Jugend and Reicharbeitsdienst
"Kinder, Küche, Kirche" (Nazi Policy Towards Women) and the Mutterkreuz
Nazi Propaganda & Triumph of the Will
SS, Gestapo (=Geheime Staatspolizei), and Terror
Blomberg-Fritz Crisis (1938)
SS-State
Remilitarization of the Rhineland (1936)
Rome-Berlin Axis (23 October 1936)
Hossbach Memorandum (1937)
Anschluss (1938) & Sudetenland
Joachim von Ribbentrop (1893-1946)
Reinhard Heydrich (1904-1942)
Appeasement & Munich Conference (September 1938)
Nazi-Soviet Pact (23 August 1939)
Blitzkrieg and 1 September 1939
Maginot Line & Dunkirk (1940)
Operation Sea Lion & the Battle of Britain (1940)
Operation Barbarossa (22 June 1941)
Afrika Korps
Stalingrad (1943)
Einsatzgruppen
Dachau (Opened March 1933) and Concentration Camps
Resistance to the Nazis and 20 July 1944
Albert Speer (1905-1981)
Wannsee Conference (20 January 1942) & The Final Solution
Rudolf Hoess (1900-1947) & Auschwitz
Bombing of Dresden (1945)
Battle of the Bulge (1944)
Hitler's Political Testament (29 April 1945)
Germany in 1945-1946
Fragebögen
Nuremberg Trials (1945-1946)



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