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Germany by Mind Map: Germany

1. 1921

1.1. 29th July

1.1.1. Adolf Hitler became leader of the NSDP

1.2. 4th November

1.2.1. SA (Sturm Abteilung) formed.

1.2.1.1. Known as Stormtroopers, were the party militia.

1.2.1.2. They were also known as brownshirts

2. 1900-1913

2.1. June 1900

2.1.1. Second German Naval Law

2.2. October 1900

2.2.1. Count Bernhard von Bülow becomes Chancellor

2.3. 1902

2.3.1. Tariff Law introduced

2.4. 1903

2.4.1. Sickness Insurance Law

2.4.1.1. Gives greater help to sick workers

2.5. 1904

2.5.1. Herero Uprising begins in German South West Africa

2.6. December 1906

2.6.1. Parliamentary crisis leads to an election

2.7. December 1908

2.7.1. Law is passed restricting hours of factory work

2.8. July 1909

2.8.1. Bülow resigns as Chancellor

2.8.2. Bethmann-Hollweg becomes Chancellor

2.9. January 1912

2.9.1. Reichstag elections

2.9.2. Social Democratic Party SPD become the largest party

2.10. June 1913

2.10.1. Reichstag passes Army and Finance Bills

2.10.2. Increase the size of the armed forces

2.11. December 1913

2.11.1. Zabern Affair

2.11.1.1. Crisis of domestic policy

2.11.1.2. Alsatian garrison town of Saverne (Zabern

3. 9th November 1918

3.1. Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated.

3.2. Weimar Republic declared.

4. 1919

4.1. 28th June

4.1.1. Treaty of Versailles signed.

4.2. 5th January

4.2.1. German Workers' Party (Deutsche Arbeiterpartei)

4.2.2. DAP formed by Anton Drexler, Gottfried Feder, Dietrich Eckart and Karl Harrer

4.3. Adolf Hitler liked the political ideas of DAP and became a member.

5. 1920

5.1. 24th February

5.1.1. German Workers' Party (NSDP) called the Nazi Party

6. 1924

6.1. 26th February

6.1.1. Hitler's trial for his part in the Munich Putsch began.

6.1.2. Sentenced to 5 years in prison. Only served 10 months. Mein Kampf.

7. 1925

7.1. SS (Schutzstaffel) formed

7.1.1. The SS, who wore black shirts to distinguish them from the SA

7.1.2. Personal bodyguard. The party militia

8. 1929 - 1930

8.1. Great Depression

8.1.1. Great Depression

8.1.1.1. Unemployment and poverty.

8.1.1.2. Support for the Nazi party increased dramatically.

9. 1933

9.1. Hitler appointed Chancellor of Germany by President Hindenburg

9.2. Hitler defined the Nazi party foreign policy.

9.2.1. secure lebensraum (living space) for the German master race.

9.3. The Reichstag Fire

9.3.1. Reichstag building was blamed on the Communist Party (KPD).

9.3.2. The KPD (second largest party), was banned.

9.3.3. Hitler ordered a new election

9.4. The Gestapo, Nazi secret police

9.5. Trade Unions were banned

9.6. The Nazis took over local government

9.7. Un-German Spirit

9.7.1. Joseph Goebbels, Head of Propaganda.

9.8. political parties except the Nazis were banned

9.9. Germany withdrew from the League of Nations

10. Second World WAr

10.1. 1939

10.1.1. Hitler invaded and occupied Czechoslovakia

10.1.1.1. In contravention of the Munich Agreement (1938)

10.1.2. Britain

10.1.2.1. Poland's independence

10.1.3. Nazi-Soviet Pact

10.1.3.1. Alliance between Hitler and Stalin

10.1.3.1.1. Divide Poland between the two countries.

10.1.4. Anglo-Polish Common Defence Pact