Presentation on theme: "The Rise and Rule of Single Party States. DOB: April 20 th, 1889 Born in the city of Braunau, Austria. Hitler lost his mother and father during."— Presentation transcript:
The Rise and Rule of Single Party States
DOB: April 20 th, 1889 Born in the city of Braunau, Austria. Hitler lost his mother and father during his teenage years and dropped out of high school at age 16.
Moving to Vienna Art School The Effects of Vienna on Hitler Hitler developed a dislike for many things in Vienna.
Joining the ranks Dispatch Runner Corporal Hitler A sense of belonging The moral letdown
Moving to Munich The German Workers’ Party (Deutsche Arbeiterpartei) The National Socialist German Workers’ Party Nazis Goals
Benito Mussolini January 1923 The Ruhr Crisis The Reichswehr General Erich Ludendorff
The Brownshirts The Beer Hall Putsch Hitler’s Trial Mein Kampf Hitler gains popularity
Hitler’s popularity fades The Dawes Plan The Economy turns The Great Depression
The Geneva Naval Conference (1927) Calvin Coolidge Results The London Naval Conference (1930) The London Naval Treaty Results
6 million unemployed Factories ceased production Foreign loans stopped or recalled. searching for new answers
Problems Democracy? Hitler’s use of propaganda The Treaty of Versailles National Humiliation
The Weimar Republic A man of action! Unearned incomes, unfair taxes, trusts, chain stores, and high interest rates. The lowest common denominator.
1928: 12 seats went to the Nazis 1930: 107 seats 1932: 230 seats Making Hitler the Chancellor
President Hindenburg January 30, 1933 Shared Power? The Reichstag Building Who to blame?
freedom of speech and press The Brownshirts Dictatorial powers The Nazi Revolution
Germany ceased to be Federal All other parties were destroyed Purging the Brownshirts June 1934
The Third Reich Der Führer Hitler’s view of Jews Racial Science The Nuremberg Laws Dachau
November 9, 1938 Kristallnacht What “provoked” the incident? Closed doors
The Gestapo The People’s Court
Geneva Self Interests Depression Germany leaves the LON The role of the Soviets LON still dealing with the Manchurian Incident
Luftwaffe Soviet Reaction to Hitler Poland German-Polish Non-Aggression Pact Conscription The Soviets join the League Franco-Soviet Pact
Austrian Nazis Engelbert Dollfuss Reaction of the Western powers Mussolini’s reaction Preventing the Anschluss
January 1935 The league of Nations Nazi Agitation Reunification
March 1935 Disarmament The Response 100,000 to 600,000
March 7, 1936 The Franco-Soviet Pact Weaknesses in the German Army The response of France The response of Great Britain Going to war?
Mussolini’s decision (1936) The Earth’s Axis
March 1938 Austrian Chancellor Kurt von Schuschnigg Vote on it? The Anschluss Nazi Propaganda
Czechoslovakia The Sudetenland Britain and France Hitler’s Demands Neville Chamberlain Eduard Daladier
Munich Four Powers Soviet Union? Czechoslovakia? Loss of strategic territory “peace in our time”
Not to be out done, Mussolini took over Albania in April 1939.
Rearmament by Germany French Response British Response defensive strategies
The Maginot Line The West Wall Mobilizing the Economy
Financing Rearmament Hjalmar Schacht British Blockade Hitler’s 4 Year Plan Where did the money come from? million in the army.