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iGCSE History (Germany 1919 - 1945) Quiz on The NSDAP, created by Drew Bott on 12/12/2018.

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The NSDAP

Question 1 of 14

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In October 1918, Hitler was partially blinded in a mustard gas attack near Ypres in Belgium. He was sent to a military hospital. News of the November 11, 1918, armistice reached him as he was convalescing

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

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Question 2 of 14

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It was in his capacity as a confidential informant that Hitler attended a beer hall meeting of the German Workers' Party (Deutsche Arbeiterpartei-DAP) on September 12, 1919.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

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Question 3 of 14

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The programme of the NSDAP was known as the 20 Point Programme.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

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Question 4 of 14

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Which of the following describes the Nazis beliefs?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Anti-democratic

  • Nationalist

  • Communist

  • Racist

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Question 5 of 14

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Which of the following describes Hitler’s involvement in the party in its early stages?

Select one or more of the following:

  • He joined the DAP as member 55 in 1919.

  • He became leader of the Party in 1921.

  • Hitler emerged as a charismatic public speaker and began attracting new members with speeches blaming Jews and Marxists for Germany’s problems and espousing extreme nationalism and the concept of an Aryan “master race.”

  • By 1922 the party had 20,000 members

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Question 6 of 14

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In the 1920s, the Nazis tried to be all things to all people. The 25-Point Programme had policies that were:

- eg farmers should be given their land; pensions should improve; and public industries such as electricity and water should be owned by the state.
- all German-speaking people should be united in one country; the Treaty of Versailles should be abolished; and there should be special laws for foreigners.
- Jews should not be German citizens and immigration should be stopped.
- a strong central government and control of the newspapers.

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    Socialist
    Nationalist
    Racist
    Fascist

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Question 7 of 14

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Which of the following would be considered as 'nationalist' aims of the NSDAP?

Select one or more of the following:

  • all German-speaking people should be united in one country

  • public industries such as electricity and water should be owned by the state

  • the Treaty of Versailles should be abolished

  • there should be special laws for foreigners, preventing immigration

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Question 8 of 14

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The role and impact of the SA

In 1921 Hitler assembled a large group of young men and former soldiers, known as the Storm Troopers () or SA, as the Nazi Party’s private army:

They gained the nickname ‘’, after their brown shirted uniforms.
Their role was to protect party meetings, march in Nazi rallies and political opponents by breaking up their meetings.
Many of the SA men were former . Some were upset with the way they had been treated after World War One and saw the government as the ‘ Criminals’.
After the failure of the Munich , the SA was .
It began to be used to intimidate voters into voting for the Nazi Party.

By 1932 the SA had members. This number swelled to an estimated two million by the time Hitler came to power in 1933, largely due to unemployed men joining up during the Great .

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    unemployed
    Sturmabteilung
    Brownshirts
    intimidate
    soldiers
    November
    Putsch
    reorganised
    400,000
    Depression

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Question 9 of 14

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The Munich Putsch

In November ( 1923, 1922, 1924 ), Hitler tried to take advantage of the ( hyperinflation, depression, Reichstag Fire ) crisis facing the Weimar government by trying to launch a revolution in ( Munich, Berlin, Weimar ) – known as the Munich Putsch. It seemed like the perfect opportunity to take power, but poor planning and misjudgement resulted in failure and the subsequent imprisonment of Adolf Hitler.

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Question 10 of 14

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In November ( 1923, 1924, 1925 ), Hitler tried to take advantage of the ( hyperinflation, depression, Reichstag Fire ) crisis facing the Weimar government by trying to launch a revolution in ( Munich, Berlin, Weimar ). It seemed like the perfect opportunity to take power, but poor planning and misjudgement resulted in failure and the subsequent ( imprisonment, escape, injury ) of Adolf Hitler.

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Question 11 of 14

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The Context of the Munich Putsch

By 1923, the Nazi party had ( 55,000, 5,000, 550,000 ) members and was stronger than ever before.
The Weimar Republic was in crisis due to ( hyperinflation, depression, revolution ).
In September 1923, the Weimar government had called off the general strike, and German ( nationalists, socialists, anarchists ) were furious with the government.
Hitler thought he would be helped by important nationalist politicians in ( Bavaria, Prussia, Saxony ).
Hitler had a huge army of ( SA, SS, Freikorps ) members, but he knew he would lose control of them if he did not give them something to do.
Hitler hoped to copy Mussolini - the Italian ( fascist, socialist, liberal ) leader - who had come to power in Italy in 1922 by marching on Rome.

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Question 12 of 14

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Which of the following are 'true' of the Munich Putsch?

Select one or more of the following:

  • It was poorly planned and executed

  • Gustav von Kahr ordered the Police to confront Hitler

  • Hitler had the support of Hindenburg

  • 16 members of the NSDAP were killed, HItler fled

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Question 13 of 14

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What was the main consequence of the Putsch for Hitler?

Select one of the following:

  • He was sentenced to life imprisonment for treason

  • He was sentenced to prison for 9 months

  • He was sentenced to prison for 5 years

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Question 14 of 14

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After the failed putsch, Hitler realised that he would never come to power by revolution and that he would have use democratic means, so he reorganised the party to enable it to take part in elections.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

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