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 starter activity Try the Stresemann challenge! You have 2 minutes to revise your notes or look at p.26-7 in your text book and then you fill face 5 questions.

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1  starter activity Try the Stresemann challenge! You have 2 minutes to revise your notes or look at p.26-7 in your text book and then you fill face 5 questions on his life!

2 ???Quiz??? What was the name of the currency Stresemann introduced? What was the name of the currency Stresemann introduced? What were the names of the 2 US plans to help Germany pays its reparations back? What were the names of the 2 US plans to help Germany pays its reparations back? When did Germany join the League of Nations? When did Germany join the League of Nations? What was the Kellogg-Briand Pact? What was the Kellogg-Briand Pact? What was the nickname given to the 1920s in Germany and why? What was the nickname given to the 1920s in Germany and why?

3 ???Quiz??? Rentenmark Rentenmark Dawes Plan (1924) & Young Plan (1929) Dawes Plan (1924) & Young Plan (1929) Agreed not to go to war unless in self-defence Agreed not to go to war unless in self-defence ‘Golden age’ due to cultural explosion and economic prosperity ‘Golden age’ due to cultural explosion and economic prosperity

4 How did the Depression help the Nazis? TBAT explain the cause of the Great Depression and its impact on the Weimar Republic To understand how to hit Level 4 in ‘factor’ questions  Learning objectives

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6  Your task Read p.28 and try to sequence the statements below. Read p.28 and try to sequence the statements below. Some Americans bought shares in US companies with the profits or borrowed money to buy them Some Americans bought shares in US companies with the profits or borrowed money to buy them The shares they had bought were now worthless The shares they had bought were now worthless By 1929 confidence in the US economy was in decline and people sold their shares in panic By 1929 confidence in the US economy was in decline and people sold their shares in panic People couldn’t afford to pay back loans People couldn’t afford to pay back loans America grew rich after WWI & US goods were exported worldwide America grew rich after WWI & US goods were exported worldwide Banks demanded money back they had lent Banks demanded money back they had lent  How similar are events in the world economy today?

7 Great Depression America grew rich after WWI & US goods were exported worldwide America grew rich after WWI & US goods were exported worldwide Some Americans bought shares in US companies with the profits or borrowed money to buy them Some Americans bought shares in US companies with the profits or borrowed money to buy them By 1929 confidence in the US economy was in decline and people sold their shares in panic By 1929 confidence in the US economy was in decline and people sold their shares in panic The shares they had bought were now worthless The shares they had bought were now worthless Banks demanded money back they had lent Banks demanded money back they had lent People couldn’t afford to pay back loans People couldn’t afford to pay back loans

8  Your task Read the rest of p.28 and around the picture your teacher provides, note down the impact of the Great Depression on Germany. Read the rest of p.28 and around the picture your teacher provides, note down the impact of the Great Depression on Germany.  Can you spot anything unusual about the photo? What does this tell us about Weimar Germany?  Can you spot anything unusual about the photo? What does this tell us about Weimar Germany?

9 Impact on Weimar Germany US couldn’t buy German goods so factories closed & jobs lost US couldn’t buy German goods so factories closed & jobs lost US banks asked for return of loans US banks asked for return of loans Unemployment reached 6m by 1933 Unemployment reached 6m by 1933 Price fixing to protect farmers made food too expensive Price fixing to protect farmers made food too expensive 17 million claimed unemployment benefit 17 million claimed unemployment benefit Rise of extremism – Nazis promised work & bread Rise of extremism – Nazis promised work & bread

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11  Exam practice In section B you’ll be asked to answer an essay- style question. It will ask you how important was …. amongst other factors in …., e.g. ‘How important was Hitler, amongst other factors in explaining the rise of the Nazi Party?’ In section B you’ll be asked to answer an essay- style question. It will ask you how important was …. amongst other factors in …., e.g. ‘How important was Hitler, amongst other factors in explaining the rise of the Nazi Party?’ Try to predict what is required to hit Level 4 and gain 12 marks Try to predict what is required to hit Level 4 and gain 12 marks

12 Level 2 or belowLevel 3Level 4 Write briefly about several factors or explains one factor in depth For example, Hitler was good a propaganda. He was a good public speaker Includes several factors with good examples and explanation of their importance. For example, the Great Depression was an important factor in helping Hitler to power because it had a negative impact on Weimar Germany, causing unemployment and hardship and leading many to turn to extremist groups like the Nazis Includes a full range of the most important factors and uses detailed evidence (names, dates, events etc) Explains why one factor may be more important than another Reaches a clear and well-argued conclusion For example, there are many reasons why the Nazis became popular, the problems caused by the economy, the unpopularity of the Weimar Government but arguably the most important is …..

13  Homework Finish off your essay for homework. At the bottom explain what level your work is and if you don’t think it is Level 4 what you would still need to do to improve it further. Finish off your essay for homework. At the bottom explain what level your work is and if you don’t think it is Level 4 what you would still need to do to improve it further.

14 Plenary Plenary Causes of the Great Depression Causes of the Great Depression Impact on Germany? Impact on Germany? Tips on writing Level 4 essays? Tips on writing Level 4 essays?  Why do you think the Depression didn’t hit countries like Britain and France as badly?  Why do you think the Depression didn’t hit countries like Britain and France as badly?


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