Hitler joined the Nazi Party in 1919 and was influential in defining its beliefs. He also led the Munich Putsch in 1923. However, from 1924 to 1929 the unpopular party gained little electoral success.
The Nazi Party's programme for power was called the '25-Points'. Which element of it could be said to be socialist?
All trusts (large industries) should be owned by the state and their profits shared
The Treaty of Versailles should be overturned
Jews could not be German citizens
What was the name of the Nazis' private army, nicknamed the 'Brownshirts', formed in 1921?
What event during 1923 convinced Hitler the time was right to seize power in the Munich Putsch?
The signing of the Treaty of Versailles
The announcement of how much Germany had to pay in reparations
The hyperinflation crisis
Hitler was jailed for his role in the Munich Putsch. How long did he serve in jail?
At the Bamburg Conference Hitler established a concept known as the Fuhrerprinzip. What did this mean?
The Nazis would try to win power peacefully through the electoral system
The Nazis would try to build a nation of pure Aryans, united by their race
As leader of the party, Hitler's wishes should be obeyed in all matters
The Great Depression caused mass unemployment in Germany. How many Germans were unemployed by the time Hitler became Chancellor in January 1933?
The Nazis gained seats in the Reichstag after 1929 as a result of the Depression. Which other party gained seats too?
Social Democratic Party (SPD)
German People's Party (DVP)
Communist Party (KPD)
Who was in charge of the Nazi Party's propaganda during their rise to power?
How many seats did the Nazis win in the Reichstag in the election of November 1932?
Who preceded Hitler as Chancellor of Germany?
Franz von Papen
Kurt von Schleicher