5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Leni Riefenstahl
- Leon Blum
- France's Popular Front
- a the award winning filmmaker achieved fame as the director of triumph of the will and a documentary of the 1936 olympics. as hitlers primary flimmaker, she produced movies that effectively promoted germany and was labeled as a promoter of hitler's propaganda. after serving a time in prison she became an award winning still photographer. she died at the age of 101 in 2003
- b Alliance formed in French elections of May 1936 between the Communists, the Socialists, and the Radicals as result from the concern they had about the fascist movement overbroad. Won easily. Encouraged union movement and social reform. Compare with communism: one party.
- c Nazi leader who in 1941 flew to Scotland in an apparent attempt to negotiate a peace treaty with Great Britain but was imprisoned for life (1894-1987)
- d The National Socialist German Workers' Party, the full title of the Nazi Party. The party grew rapidly in support from 1928 onwards, to become the most popular political party in Germany at the time when Hitler came to power.
- e France's first socialist Prime Minister. During his one year in office, he instituted a number of important social reforms, including the 40-hour work week. Government took a more active role in economy by increasing public spending and helping workers gain salary increases. He was Jewish.
5 Multiple choice questions
- political parties grew more radical, german and u.s were the hardest hit, democracies slowly realize capitalism doesnt work, ccc, americoort.
- Plans that Joseph Stalin introduced to industrialize the Soviet Union rapidly, beginning in 1928. They set goals for the output of steel, electricity, machinery, and most other products and were enforced by the police powers of the state. (781)
- In 1923 the Nazis attempted to overthrow the government in Munich. It was a total failure, and Hitler received a brief prison sentence during which time he wrote Mein Kampf.
- Head of SA, considered by HItler as a potential danger to the Nazi Party, was murdered in the Night of the Long-Knives
- an Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland
5 True/False questions
Comintern → French prime minister who occupied the Ruhr and sent French workers to operate the mines when the Germans called a general strike
Great Purges → a war hero, was elected to be german president when he was 84 and in poor health. the nazis took full advantage of his old age. He died and was replaced by Hitler, this allowed Hitler to combine the powers of President and Chancellor to proclaim himself the Supreme head of State and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces
Kristallnacht → (Night of the Broken Glass) November 9, 1938, when mobs throughout Germany destroyed Jewish property and terrorized Jews.
Gabriele Annunzio → 1863-1938 main spokesperson for Italian discontent; extreme nationalist writer who seized Fiume with a force of patriotic Italians; was eventually driven out but showed how nongovernmental military force would be put to political use
Nuremburg Laws → 1935 laws that classified a jew as someone having one or more jewish grandparent, defining the status of Jews and withdrawing citizenship from persons of non-German blood