What questions did historians debate over in regards to the popularity of the Nazi regime?
What were the results of a survey taken in the 1980s by a cross-section of society of 3000 people who had lived through Nazi rule?
(Positive, mostly positive, neutral, mostly negative, negative)
Which groups in society were most likely to have been positive towards the Nazi regime?
What did the middle classes and elites fear the most, which caused them to support the Nazis?
How did Hitler gain support from his 'battle for labour' policy?
Why can the unemployment figure not be fully trusted?
What foreign policies of the Nazi Party (i.e. occupations and seizures of land) was warmly received by the middle and upper class nationalists?
What hard-line youth policies were introduced?
Why did opinions on youth policies begin to change?
What was the result of Goebbels' propaganda in promoting Hitler?
What did Hitler say were his aims for the youth in 1939?
Why was there a huge importance attached to winning over the youth?
What 3 things were part of the Nationalist Socialist school curriculum?
What did the German youth do on the weekends?
What 2 ways have historians defined 'resistance' as? How did Martin Broszat distinguish the types of resistance?
Give an example of 'Widerstand' resistance
Give an example of 'Resistanz'
What happened to the SPD and KPD in 1933?
What did the SPD do in response?
What did the KPD do in response?
Name 2 leading Protestant resistors and what they did in response to the Nazi takeover of Evangelical Churches
How many Protestant pastors were arrested by the Nazis?
How did Catholic priests feel about the Nazi regime?
What did the protest about in 1937?
How did the Pope's opinion of Hitler and the Nazis change from 1933 to 1937?
What limits were there to Christian resistance of the Nazi regime?
Who were the 'Swing Kids' and 'Edelweiss Pirates'? Describe what they did in resistance to the regime.
How did the policy of Gleichschaltung limit the amount of resistance in Germany?
How did the Nazi security forces limit the amount of resistance to the Nazi regime?
What is the different between 'consent' and 'conformity'?
Historians agree that the Nazis secured acceptance and conformity. Where do the historians disagree?
'Gleichschaltung' means the process of 'bringing into line' (i.e. depoliticising everyday life and neutralising dissidents)
How did this affect the institutions in Germany?
Which institutions were completely abolished?
What institutions were reformed to 'Nazify' them?
What institutions were largely left alone?
What famous event happened in 1934 to SA members?
What happened on this night?
Why did Hitler call for the murder of SA leaders and members?
How did Karl Dietrich Bracher describe the totalitarianism of Nazi Germany?
During the 1930s, in which ways did the SS become a principal instrument of Nazi oppression?
How do some people describe the large growth of the SS?
The SS was founded in 1925 as Hitler's personal bodyguard. Which service was created as part of the SS in 1931, and who headed it?
When was Himmler given control of the Gestapo?
What happened to the policing services in Nazi Germany in 1936?
What happened to the ordinary police, Security Service (SD) and Gestapo in 1939?
Between 1933 and 1938, how did the number of detainees in concentration camps by the SS change?
K.D. Bracher suggests that Germans were subdued by a 'gigantic apparatus of terror'.
How has this statement been challenged by other historians?
What Ministry was Goebbels in charge of?
The Reich Chamber of Culture was part of the Ministry of Propaganda and National Enlightenment.
How many Chambers was this split into? Name some of them
What was Goebbels' goal for the German community?
What did Volksgemeinschaft intend to do with social classes and religion?
Was the Reich Chamber of Film political?
Why did the RC of Film not produce many political films?
How is the same emphasis on depoliticising everyday life shown by the entertainment produced by the Reich Chamber of Radio?
What is the 'Hitler Myth' and why would have the working classes been influenced by this?
The extent to which unemployment was solved is open to debate. Why?
What was the 'KdF'?
What gap did the KdF fill in (for the working class)?
What else was the KdF heavily involved in?
Did propaganda and cultural provision achieve its aim of creating a cohesive 'national community'?
Who is a prominent critic of the idea of 'dictatorship by consent'?
What does Richard Evans say about the use of Nazi terror to control the state?
How does Richard Evans support his argument?
How did the courts deal with political dissidents?
What was SiPo and OrPo?
Why is it difficult to study popular opinion in Nazi Germany?
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