How did Stalin make Trotsky not attend the funeral?
He told Trotsy the wrong date so he didn't show up making it easier for Stalin to pose as the best friend of the dead leader
Hitler hated communism - so how did it help him become leader of Germany?
some people were scared of communism so he knew if he said he would destroy it if he became leader then those people would vote for him.
What was the five-year plan designed to do?
Turn Russia from a peasant society to global industrial power.
How did Hitler change the lives for women?
He believed that women should stay at home, cook and clean. They were also encouraged to have lots of children.
How did Stalin change the lives for women?
Stalin believed that women should be independent and not just fulfil the domestic role of caring for the home and family.
What party did Hitler join?
He joined the German Workers Party. Later he became in charge and changed it to the Nazi's Party.
What did HItler do to keep young people who joined the HItler Youth happy?
He provided camping and sports activities for young people.
Why did he want to tear up the treaty of Versailles ?
Because it blame Germany alone for the First World War
Who developed the idea of Communism during the industrial revolution in the 19th century?
What methods of control did both Nazi Germany and Stalin's Russia use?
Terror Methods (secret police, concentration camps) and propaganda (mass rallies etc.)
Which parties were the two main rivals of the Nazis?
The Social Democratic Party and the Communist Party
How Great Depression helped Hitler to become a dictator?
Germany was economically bad at that time as the USA wanted loans back. Bankruptcies and high unemployment increased. Many German people believed that this was because of democracy and support Nazis and communists.
How Nazis kept workers happy?
They tried to keep workers happy with 'Strength through Joy' which gave free holidays and tickets for sports and theatres.
How school curricula of Nazis were different?
Lots of PE - make boys fit and tough
Lots of German History - teach military victories and how Hitler was the saviour of Germany
Girls were taught home - making and childcare
Biology - Aryan race was superior in intelligence, danger of mixing with other races
Maths - understand guns and artillery
How Hitler joined German Worker's Party?
Hitler was sent as a spy by the army to German Worker's Party. He was listening to the conversations of people in there, and found himself agreeing with their ideas.
What did Hilter believe about women ?
All women must be housewife only, they can't stay single and must have baby.
What did Hitler do in 1923 that resulted in him being arrested?
He attempted a coup d'état in Munich, which became known as the Beer Hall Putsch.
What did Hitler do while he was arrested?
He wrote his memoir, called: "Mein Kampf" which in english means: "My Struggle".
For how long did Hitler stay arrested?
For about a year, he didn't stay arrested for long as the courts mainly agreed with his ideas.
What is a Putsch / coup d'état?
A Putsch or coup d'état is when a government is overthrown using military force.
Approximately how many Jews did Hitler murder?
He killed (approximately) 6 million Jews. Not much, right?
How did they change young peoples lives?
Hitler believed he had a way of his own to educate young people, that if he can control them now then later he would be able to control the future.
Who was Leon Trotsky ?
He was Stalin's rival during the power struggle to become leader of the soviet union.
How did they keep control of Terror..?
The terror was Hitler telling you he would kill you if you didnt do what he wanted you to do and thats how he would keep in control of people.
What mistake had Trotsky done?
He underestimated Stalin. He put little effort to build up support from Communist Party.
How was the life of workers under Hitler's control?
All workers had to join the 'German Labour Front'. While schemes provided cheap cinema tickets, leisure activities. However, the factories working time increased and wages decreased. They built schools, buildings and made weapons and so on.