5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Nazi Rise to Power
- Leni Riefenstahl
- Great Purges
- Leon Blum
- a Hitler becomes Chancellor in January 1933 and assumes powers of presidency upon death of Paul von Hindenburg in August 1934
Hitler immediately orders "coordination" alignment
- b 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.
- c 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
- d 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)
- e Stalin was paranoid that rival party leaders were plotting against him and launched this reign of terror, in which he and the Cheka eliminated old Bolsheviks and other party members. "Show trials" in which Communist leaders (often falsely) confessed to political crimes were held in Moscow. Many purged people were sent into exile or slave labor camps, while 80,000 were executed. The purges replaced the older generation of revolutionaries w/young people who were loyal to Stalin, but weakened the military by purging 90% of its officers
5 Multiple choice questions
- Finland, Roland, Hungary, Czech-Slavakia, Yugoslavia
- 'My Struggle' by hitler, later became the basic book of nazi goals and ideology, reflected obsession
- an Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland
- movement born in violence
hate socialism/w.c. movements
cooperate with big businesses
mass rallies and (polit) parties
dynamic leaders-good speakers-can get crowd going
glorification of war
no end goal, just all about power now/always looking at past
- was an international Communist organization founded in Moscow in March 1919. The International intended to fight "by all available means, including armed force, for the overthrow of the international bourgeoisie and for the creation of an international Soviet republic as a transition stage to the complete abolition of the State."
5 True/False questions
Leon Trotsky → Lead the Bolsheviks of Russian along side Lenin. He was a spellbinding revolutionary orator and independent racial Marxist, who brilliantly executed the Bolshevik seizure of power by convincing the Petrograd Soviet to form a special military-revolutionary committee and make him its leader. His soldiers joined with the Bolsheviks to overtake members of the provisional government and win the vote of the Congress of soviets. He was also leader of the Red Army in the civil war.(908,910)
Nuremburg Laws → 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
Himmler → German Nazi who was chief of the SS and the Gestapo and who oversaw the genocide of six million Jews (1900-1945)
Sherman Baldwin → January 4, 1793 - February 19, 1863) was an American lawyer involved in the Amistad case, who later became the 32nd Governor of Connecticut and a United States Senator.
Kristallnacht → (Night of the Broken Glass) November 9, 1938, when mobs throughout Germany destroyed Jewish property and terrorized Jews.