5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Munich Conference
- Friedrich Nietzsche
- Franz Kafka
- Labor Saving Devices
- Charles Lindbergh
- a Czech novelist who wrote in German about a nightmarish world of isolated and troubled individuals (1883-1924). Much affected by the horrors of war.
- b A German philosopher who believed that the strength that produces heroes and great artists springs from something beyond reason. He criticized Christianity and democracy for empowering the mediocrity of the sheeplike masses.
- c United States aviator who in 1927 made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean (1902-1974)
- d 1938 conference at which European leaders attempted to appease Hitler by turning over the Sudetenland to him in exchange for promise that Germany would not expand Germany's territory any further.
- e cars, refridgerator, washing machine, iron, vaccuum, coffee pot
5 Multiple choice questions
- a major leader of the existentialist movement. a philosopher.
- 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.
- Germany's democratic regime established in 1919. The Weimar Republic was weak for several reasons. The country of Germany was not a Democratic country from the start. Germany already had a lot of political parties established, and the public blamed the Republic for the loss pf the war and the reparations required.
- Artistic technique that attempts to portray and interpret life as if it takes place in a dream
- Spanish General; organized the revolt in Morocco, which led to the Spanish Civil War. Leader of the Nationalists - right wing, supported by Hitler and Mussolini, won the Civil War after three years of fighting.
5 True/False questions
appeasement → militant-political movement, emphasizing loyalty and obedience. not clearly defined (communism is clearly defined, whereas fascism is not) there is a dictator, individual rights are looked down upon, belief that classes had a place and a function, nationalist belief.
lebensraum → to provide people with money, to buy food and housing, and to put them back to work after the Great Depression, created by Franklin D. Roosevelt
coalition government → temporary alliance of several political parties. never lasted very long.
existentialism → a philosophy based on the idea that people give meaning to their lives through their choices and actions
Gustav Stresemann and Aristide Briand → the economic crisis and period of low business activity in the U.S. and other countries, roughly beginning with the stock-market crash in October, 1929, and continuing through most of the 1930s. 25% of the populations was unemployed.