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Third Reich
thousand year rule
What colors are the german flag
yellow, red, and black
hitler believed in
rebirth, greatness, violent tactics
axis powers
germany, italy, japan
What did hitler write?
mein kampf, which means my struggle, blueprint to him taking over
Scapegoat
victims
What year did the depression occur?
1929
there was a full scale of unemployment in 1932, economic crisis
Red Barron
man in the louffwafer
Louftwaffe
Germany airforce
What sides were which?
East is communist
West is republic
Von Hindenburg
he went against the teachings of germany
Who was the leader of Germany before WWII?
Bismark
Fuhrer
means dictator
Why was hitler appealing?
national pride
restore prosperity
regain lost territories
restore to prewar glory
Blitzkrieg
german maning lightning war
Where was the treaty of versailles signed?
in the hall of mirrors
When did the Berlin Wall fall?
October 3,1990
What's Germany's official name?
The Federal Republic of Germany
when did Ferdinand start WWI?
1914
What happended after WWII
it was the height of the cold war
What did the communists do in Germany?
invaded germany and divided it inot east and west
what was outlawed?
political paties and trade unions
How many years later did the wall come down?
40 yrs.
What are the natural boundaries?
Baltic Sea, North Sea
What are the political boundaries?
Denmark, Netherlands, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Luxinberg, France, Switzerland, and Belgium
Terrain
North is lowlands,
south is highlands
They have bavarian alps
climate- their winters are very cold, and they experience four seasons
International disputes
WWI and WWII
natural resources
coal, oil, copper
Rivers
Elbe, Rhine, Danube
Elbe- empties into north sea
rhine- starts in switz. goes into north sea
type of government
federal republic
strategic resource
uranium
Capital
Berlin
explain the three branches
Executive- Parliament w/ chancelor as president
Legislative- Parliament w/ 2 chambers
Judicial- Federal constitutional court like the surpreme court
Industry
Cars: volkswagon
Hitler invented the Bug, BMW,
Mercedes Benz
BMW- Bavarian Motor Works
Important alliances
common wealth of nations, UN, Nato, US
What happended in 1919?
WWI had ended w/ the treaty of versailles
Germany lost the war.
this caused germany to not be allowed to manufacture planes and tanks
money, inflation
humiliation
Relations w/ US
from 1919 ti 1945 it wasn't good
now on good terms
what did bismark think about his people?
he considered them his subjects
strategic resources
uranium
Auto Bahn
no speed limit
Religion
Catholic and Protestant
Who thought he was better than Bismark?
Wilhem
When did hitler invade Rhineland?
1936