What were the 3 aims of Hitler’s Foreign Policy?
Abolish the Treaty of Versailles
Expand German territory
What was Lebensraum?
‘Living room’ extra land for Germans to live on.
What was Anschluss?
It meant Austria and Germany combining as one country (one government) It was forbidden. 4.
What were the six main steps to war, 1935–1939?
Conscription and Rearmament
Nazi-Soviet Pact and Poland
What is conscription?
Conscription is calling men to be in the army, not giving them a choice. 6.
What date did Hitler introduce conscription in Germany?
When did Hitler reoccupy the Rhineland?
7 March 1936
How many soldiers did Hitler’s army have when he reoccupied the Rhineland, and what were their orders? 22,000. Retreat if any resistance is encountered.
What did Chamberlain give Hitler at Munich?
What was the date of the Munich agreement?
29 September 1938
When did Hitler invade Poland?
1st September 1939
When did Britain declare war on Germany?
3rd September 1939
What was ‘appeasement’?
Giving in to a request in order to avoid confrontation or war 14.
Give an example of someone who agreed with Chamberlain’s policy. Public
Give an example of someone who disagreed with Chamberlain’s policy. Winston Churchill
What date did Hitler invade Austria?
11th March 1938
During the Sudeten crisis, Chamberlain met Hitler on three occasions – where, and when? •
Berchtesgaden, 15th September
Bad Godesburg, 22nd September
Munich, 29th September
Why did Chamberlain decide not to help Czechoslovakia?
He saw Czechoslovakia as unimportant
There are 19 reasons why Chamberlain appeased Hitler; can you remember 10 of them? •
Britain was weak
Treaty was unfair
Cost of war
Spanish Civil War
1st World War
Hitler promised this was last claim
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