Presentation on theme: "HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY"— Presentation transcript:
1 HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY Junior Cert History- 3rd Year
2 Early career Austrian Blamed Jews for art failure in Vienna Dispatch rider in German army. 2 Iron crosses. Wounded twice.Joined Nazi party as gov spy. Became leader.Munich Putsch. Trial and Jail (Mein Kampf)
3 Hitler’s Ideas Superior Aryan Race must be kept clean. Lebensraum Jews undermining GermanyAnti-CommunistAbolish VersaillesWeimar weak
4 Why Nazism became popular. Weak governmentsEconomic problemsGreat depressionPopular policies on Versailles, Communism, Jews.Violence. SA ‘Brownshirts’ (Rohm) SS and Gestapo (Himmler)PropagandaHitler’s personality (speeches)
5 Becoming a dictator More popular in 1930s. Elected Chancellor in 1933. SA and SS beat up opponentsReichstag fire = banned socialistsEnabling law = rule by decreeBanned all other parties.Became Fuhrer (leader).
6 Propaganda Goebbles was minister in charge Strict censorship Mass ralliesOlympic gamesBooks burned and rewrittenHitler Youth. League of German Maidens (BDM)
7 Successes at home 6 million found jobs in 3 years Autobahns Volkswagen Rearmament
8 The Jews Anti-Semitism Nuremberg laws (no citizenship, no intermarriage, star of David)Crystal NightGhettoesFinal Solution.