Diad Germany Cause Ww1?

Did Germany cause World War 1? Although in the Treaty of Versailles Germany was to accept full responsibility for World War 1 this in not necessarily the case. Many factors have to be taken into account when considering the cause of World War 1. Germany may have been primarily responsible for the war but the […]

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A Consise History Of Germany

A Consise History Of Germany IMPORTANT DATES AD 9 Germanic warriors decisively defeated Roman forces at the Battle of Teutoburg Forest. 486 The Frankish king Clovis overran the Roman province of Gaul. Clovis introduced features of Roman life into western Germany. 843 The Treaty of Verdun divided Charlemagne’s empire into three kingdoms. The German kingdom […]

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The invasion of Russia by the Germany

The invasion of Russia by the Germany during the Second World War had the codename Operation Barbarossa. The operation began on June 22, 1941 after many months of delays and years of preparation. The main objectives of the invasion were to reclaim more land for Germany, eradicate Bolshevism, which was a form of communism, installed […]

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How Successful Was Nazi Economic Policy

When the Nazi Party came to power in 1933 it had two main aims – to solve unemployment, and to make Germany as strong an economic and military power as possible, so that the humiliating and devastating defeat of the First World War could never happen again. In order to do this, several areas had […]

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The extent on which stability and Prosperity in Germany between 1925-1929 were dependent on foreign loans

Until this day, many historians have argued and questioned whether Germany during the years 1925-1929, were in reality going through a period of stability and prosperity, and who or what caused this great revival? Undoubtedly, there are many different motives which arguably were all significant in the revitalization of the German economy, but how influential […]

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What were Hitler’s economic aims and how successful was he in achieving them

The question asks about Hitler’s aspirations concerning finance and employment. It will be answered by looking at Hitler’s aims along with his two 4year plans. The first of Hitler’s aims saw him intending to spend money on public works in order to provide jobs and therefore stimulate the economy. Secondly, with war in mind Hitler […]

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Germany’s social market economy in the 1960s and 1970s

The term “Sozialemartwirtschaft” was first coined in 1946, and has since been used as a definition of the policy regime of the Federal Republic of Germany, and now the unified German state. The ambiguity of the English translation of the phrase is indicative of the problems of arriving at a clearcut definition of the ideal. […]

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The nature and purpose of the Hitler youth

The Hitler youth was set up so that the Nazis could monitor and nurture young children as well as brain wash them. They not only enforced the Hitler youth in school but also outside. Boys could join up at the age of 14 or younger boys could join the “young German people” In 1936 membership […]

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The German state from 1870-1945

The first three sources largely argue that the policies of the state were consistently intolerant. Porter and Armour, highlight the view of Socialists as ‘Men without a Fatherland,’ suggesting they don’t ‘belong’ in Germany, as workers’ loyalty ultimately lies with workers, not the country. They suggest that this was the view of the Kaiser and […]

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The Social Democratic Party of Germany

The Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) re-emerged after the War as the only major former Weimar political party, its organisation strong and its credentials impeccable (in March 1933 it was the only party to vote against Hitler’s Enabling Act, and Schumacher had been incarcerated for 10 years under the Nazis). With the old order […]

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