|Video - The
Nazis a warning from history. Episode 1 - 'Helped into Power'.
A useful recap on the Nazis in the
1920s and the background of various Nazi leaders. The episode
focuses on the origins of Nazi ideology and anti-Semitism and the
conditions which allowed Hitler come to power. It is particularly
good on the crises of 1932-3 on how people believed Hitler could be
||Check out the BBC
website that accompanies the series. It includes the
complete text of the book of the series and many useful links.
|Grey and Little will give you a good
summary of the steps that enabled Hitler to become a dictator. But
this is such an important part of the course I prefer you to use the
more detailed approach of Josh Brooman.
There are four section and four assignments in Brooman's book
which you need to read and complete:
(i) The Nazi seizure of power -
Q's 1-5 p.61
(ii) Bringing Germany into line - Q's 1-3 p.65
(iii) Night of the Long Knives - Q's 1-3 p.67
(iv) Hitler the Führer
- Q's 1-2 p.70.
|Brooman Germany 1918-45 Unit 5
'Democracy destroyed: Hitler becomes a dictator, 1933-4'.
||Watch this excellent
of Hitler's actions at the time of the Reichstag Fire and the
debate that accompanied the passing of the Enabling Law.
Try an excellent Flash
activity from Mr Field
|Having examined the detail, next you need
to create a summary of all the essential events between January 1933
and August 1934. This is best done through a timeline of events
which can then be learned for a factual test. You can produce this
in any format you wish but it is important that you print out a hard
copy for your file.
||Mason Summary Book (164) also
identifies four 'steps' from Chancellor, through Eliminating National
Opponents, Eliminating Nazi Opponents to Führer. The textbooks by
Grey and Little and Josh Brooman will provide you with the essential
Check your knowledge by printing out and filling in this revision
|Revision for End of Unit Test.