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From Kaiser To Fuhrer
A level History
My Revision Notes Edexcel A2 History: From Kaiser to Führer: Germany 190045
Section 1: The Second Reich – society and government in Germany, c.1900–1919
The constitution of the Second Reich
Economic and social developments
The Kaiser and his Chancellors
How did the political system work in practice?
The Second Reich by 1914
The impact of the First World War on Germany
The German Revolution, 1918–1919
Section 2: To what extent was Germany responsible for the outbreak of the First World War?
The historical debate
Did Germany have a long-term plan for European hegemony?
Did Germany destabilise peace in Europe before 1914?
Did German actions in the summer of 1914 cause war in Europe?
The actions of others and the European system
Section 3: The democratic experiment, 1919–1929
The Weimar constitution
The nature of the Weimar Republic’s constitution
The problems of Weimar Germany 1919–1922: the legacy of the Second Reich and the First World War
The problems of Weimar 1919–1922: political extremists
1923 – year of crisis
How did the Weimar Republic survive its early problems?
1924–1929: ‘Golden Years’– politics and economics
1924–1929: ‘Golden Years’– foreign policy and culture
Section 4: The rise of the Nazis
The origins and ideas of the Nazi Party
The early years of the party
Economic and political crisis in Germany, 1929–1933
The growth of Nazi support
Support from the conservative elite
Nazi consolidation of power
Factors enabling Nazi consolidation of power
Section 5: How popular and efficient was the Nazi regime in the years 1933–1939?
A consensus dictatorship? Part 1
A consensus dictatorship? Part 2
A consensus dictatorship? Part 3
The role of terror and repression