Presentation on theme: "HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY"— Presentation transcript:
1HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY Junior Cert History- 3rd Year
2Early 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)
3Hitler’s Ideas Superior Aryan Race must be kept clean. Lebensraum Jews undermining GermanyAnti-CommunistAbolish VersaillesWeimar weak
4Why Nazism became popular. Weak governmentsEconomic problemsGreat depressionPopular policies on Versailles, Communism, Jews.Violence. SA ‘Brownshirts’ (Rohm) SS and Gestapo (Himmler)PropagandaHitler’s personality (speeches)
5Becoming 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).
6Propaganda Goebbles was minister in charge Strict censorship Mass ralliesOlympic gamesBooks burned and rewrittenHitler Youth. League of German Maidens (BDM)
7Successes at home 6 million found jobs in 3 years Autobahns Volkswagen Rearmament
8The Jews Anti-Semitism Nuremberg laws (no citizenship, no intermarriage, star of David)Crystal NightGhettoesFinal Solution.