Focus Points: This Key Question will be explored through case studies of the following: America and events in Korea, 1950–53America and events in Cuba, 1959–62American involvement in Vietnam.
Specified Content: Events of the Cold War Case studies of:– American reactions to the Cuban revolution, including the missile crisis and its aftermath– American involvement in the Vietnam War, e.g.
Why were the Nazis so antagonistic towards communist and socialist parties? Compare the organisation, membership and ideology of the NSDAP with another post-war nationalist group, such as the German National People’s Party (DNVP).
In what ways were the Nazis different from other nationalists? What were the functions of the NSDAP’s two paramilitary branches: the (SS). Discuss the outcomes of Hitler’s failed bid for the presidency in 1932. Paul von Hindenburg was initially reluctant to appoint Adolf Hitler as chancellor of Germany.
These Nazi Germany essay questions have been written and compiled by Alpha History authors, for use by teachers and students.
They can also be used for short-answer questions and other research or revision tasks. How might Hitler’s experiences in this period have shaped his political views and ideas? Identify and discuss five key elements of Nazi ideology.
Explain how children were embraced and incorporated into the Nazi movement. How did work and workplaces change in Germany in the 1930s?
Were German workers better or worse off under a Nazi state? Referring to specific examples, explain how propaganda promoted Nazi ideas about society, family and gender. Discuss how the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games was used by the Nazi regime to reinforce and promote their ideas and values. The German Weimar period (1918-1933) was known for its artistic innovation and modern culture.
How similar were events in Hungary in 1956 and in Czechoslovakia in 1968? What was the significance of ‘Solidarity’ in Poland for the decline of Soviet influence in Eastern Europe?
How far was Gorbachev personally responsible for the collapse of Soviet control over Eastern Europe?