Terms in this set (20)
German Workers Party
instructed to infiltrate and spy on the German Worker's Party. By 1921, Hitler was the leader of the party
Germany in the 1920s
Beer Hall Putsch (Nov 8-9, 1923)
failed attempt at revolution when Hitler unsuccessfully tried to seize power in Munich. This uprising resulted in Hitler's arrest, but it did in fact get the Nazi mantra out into the world.
Female version of Hitler youth
League of German Maidens
Nazi's become the second-largest party in Germany
1932 July Election
Nazi's win largest number of seats in the Reichstag (German Parliament)
Win the largest percentage of the
popular vote: 37%
When was Hitler appointed Chancellor?
February 27, 1933; the Reichstag was set on Fire by a secret order of Joesef Goebbels; called a communist plot;Hitler convinced president Hindenburg to suspend all civil rights for Communists, socialists, liberals, and trade unionists
Enabling Act of 1933
signed by Hindenburg, gave special powers to Hitler's government and enabled him and his cabinet to enact laws without the participation of the Reichstag
When does Hindenburg die?
August 2 1934
Leader of the SS
Chief minister of the Nazi propaganda, and organizer of Kristallnacht
German politician in Nazi Germany who founded the Gestapo and mobilized Germany for war (1893-1946)
Gestapo deputy chief who set out to gain the final solution to the Jewish Question.
Dachau Concentration Camp
this was the first concentration camp in Nazi, Germany. served as model for other CC camps March 1933
Night of the Long Knives (1934)
The arrest and murder of many of Hitler's political opponents
(Night of the Broken Glass) November 9, 1938, when mobs throughout Germany destroyed Jewish property and terrorized Jews.
Strength Through Joy
propaganda campaign of the Nazis designed to promote social events & lifestyles of good Aryans
Operation Barbarossa (1941)
Hitler's idea to destroy the Soviet Union and achieve his goal of Lebensraum; successful at first but failed to capture the key cities
Jan 20, 1942: Hitler's program of systematically killing the entire Jewish people