5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Nuremburg Laws
- Leon Blum
- Leni Riefenstahl
- Adolf Hitler
- a 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.
- b 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
- c This dictator was the leader of the Nazi Party. He believed that strong leadership was required to save Germanic society, which was at risk due to Jewish, socialist, democratic, and liberal forces.
- d (Night of the Broken Glass) November 9, 1938, when mobs throughout Germany destroyed Jewish property and terrorized Jews.
- e 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- Fascist dictator of Italy (1922-1943). He led Italy to conquer Ethiopia (1935), joined Germany in the Axis pact (1936), and allied Italy with Germany in World War II. He was overthrown in 1943 when the Allies invaded Italy. (p. 786)
- Rich peasants in the Russian Empire who owned larger farms and used hired labour. They were their own class.
- 'My Struggle' by hitler, later became the basic book of nazi goals and ideology, reflected obsession
- The new German republic the in 1921 owed 33 billion annually to the allied reparations commission. In order to recover from its severe economic issues the annual fees were reduced each year depending on the level of German economic prosperity and Germany received large loans each year from the United States.
5 True/False questions
Britain's National Government → In the United Kingdom the term National Government is in an abstract sense used to refer to a coalition of some or all UK major political parties. In a historical sense it usually refers primarily to the governments of Ramsay MacDonald, Stanley Baldwin and Neville Chamberlain which held office from 1931 until 1940.
NEP → New Economic Policy, (1921) allowed capitalist ventures, state kept control of banks, foreign trade, and large industries, small businesses were allowed to reopen for private profit stopped harassing peasants for grain, and peasants held on to small plots of land and sold surplus
Reichstag Fire → the Reichstag building was set on fire. Hitler blamed the communists. started the anti-communist belief. Nazis set out to kill all communists
successor states → Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition
Poincare → French prime minister who occupied the Ruhr and sent French workers to operate the mines when the Germans called a general strike