5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Nuremburg Laws
- Five-Year Plans
- turmoil in France
- Mein Kampf
- Joseph Stalin
- a 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
- b 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)
- c conservative to liberal pendulum, action francis an extension of the natzis grew in power during the great depresion in which currency value drppped20%, strong labor force
- d Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition
- e 'My Struggle' by hitler, later became the basic book of nazi goals and ideology, reflected obsession
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the Reichstag building was set on fire. Hitler blamed the communists. started the anti-communist belief. Nazis set out to kill all communists
- 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.
- 1918-1920: conflict in which the Red Army successfully defended the newly formed Bolshevik government against various Russian and interventionist anti-Bolshevik armies. Red vs. White Army.
- 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)
- former close collaborator with Stalin; head of the party in Leningrad, murdered in 1934, his assassination marked the beginning of thousands of arrests and expellment, his death started the Purges
5 True/False Questions
Benito Mussolini → 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)
Poincare → 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."
NSDAP → 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.
Great Purges → 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
Adolf Hitler → 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.