The Nazi Party And 1923 Crisis To Rise Of Hitler

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The Rise Of Hitler Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz on the reading from Allan Todd textbook pg. 104-107


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Stresemann, part of the DVP party, was appointed by the President and replaced the old mark with the new currency, the Rentenmark, which was eventually replaced by the Reichmark after the crisis in 1923. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Interestingly, Hitler's task in the military as a political instructor was NOT to indoctrinate recruits against socialism and democracy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    With Hitler involved in the newly named NSDAP (National Socialist German Worker's Party), the group formed a Twenty-Five Point Treaty program that was a mixture of nationalism, socialism and anti-semitism policies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Beer Hall Putch of 1923, happened in the Bavarian capital of ____ because many nationalist supporters were there. However, it failed in the end because the police intervened.
    • A. 

      Berlin

    • B. 

      Koln

    • C. 

      Munich

  • 5. 
    Check the box of the charge Hitler, Goering and General Ludendorff were charged of after the Beer Hall Putsch.
    • A. 

      Disrupting the Order of Parliament

    • B. 

      High Treason

    • C. 

      Kidnapping officials

  • 6. 
    Hitler wrote Mein Kampf during his 9 month prison term (was sentenced to 5 years), in which his anti-semitism and manifesto belief are expressed. What does Mein Kampf mean?
    • A. 

      My Beliefs

    • B. 

      My Life

    • C. 

      The German Struggle

    • D. 

      My Struggle

  • 7. 
    A member of the German Communist Party (KPD), Ernst Rohm was able to get funds to buy a newspaper to publish Nazi propaganda.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Stresemann was Chancellor, but not Foregin Minister. He proved the importance of the Chancellorship to making big changes in policy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Stresemann signed the Locarno Treaty which gained back the Rhineland in exchange for keeping it de-militarized.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Because of the success of Stresemann's policies, the support for extreme parties, like the Nazis (NSDAP), began to decline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The SS (Schuz Staffel) was set up as a part of the SA (Storm Troopers) under the leadership of Goering.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    By 1929, Germany was the world's second most advanced industrial nation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Conservative parties, like the DNVP, made up of some wealthy members, joined forces with the Nazi Party against Stresemann's policies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The book claims that two major factors caused the unemployment in Germany to rise from 1.3 million in 1929 to 6 million in 1932. What were they?
    • A. 

      Stresemman's death and the Wall Street Stock Market Crash

    • B. 

      The Wall Street Stock Market Crash and the Kapp Putsch failure

  • 15. 
    One of the reasons for the crash of the  German economy to be so hard was that it relied heavily on the loans being given to it by the USA, which were now not available, and it had to begin paying back those loans plus the loans it was already paying.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Goering and Hitler had been good friends during the Munich Putsch in 1923, so it made sense that he would put him in charge of propaganda in 1929.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    In 1932, Hitler ran against Hindenburg. Hitler got 13 million votes and HIndenburg got 19 million. However, Hitler flew regularly on an airplane and spoke to large crowds, getting his message of anti-communism and anti-ToV out to the people, while Hindenburg did nothing. Though Hindenburg still won because of his steady policies, Hitler was making a mark.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Because of political rivalries, including that of the KPD, von Papen convinced Hindenburg to appoint Hitler Chancellor so they could control him and his party. It was a bad idea.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In 1933, Hitler became Chancellor of Germany and began using police power to enforce Nazis policies. The Reichstag conveniently burnt down before an election was to take place and the KPD were accused. This event caused democratic President Hindenburg to agree to emergency law in Germany.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False