• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Germany Revision Timeline 1918 - 1945

Extracts from this document...


1918 -President Wilson's Fourteen Points was announced -Hindenburg and Ludendorff informed the Kaiser that Germany had lost the war -Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated the throne of Germany -Ebert became Chancellor of Germany -The armistice was signed and world war one ended 1919 -Spartacist uprising in Berlin was suppressed by the Freikorps -Ebert became the first President of the Weimar Republic - Hitler joined the German Workers' Party in Munich 1920 -National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nazi) & 25 point plan for the future 1923 -French and Belgian troops occupied the Ruhr -German workers began passive resistance in the Ruhr -Chancellor Stresemann ended passive resistance against the French government in the Ruhr -A new currency called the Rentenmark was introduced -Hitler's ...read more.


was re-elected -Reichstag elections were held=Nazis won 280 seats and became the largest party in the parliament -August Hitler was rejected in the position of Vice-Chancellor -December Von Schleicher appointed Chancellor 1933 -Hitler was appointed Chancellor, with Papen as Vice-Chancellor -February Reichstag Fire -Law for the Protection of People and State -Enabling Act was passed -First boycott of Jewish businesses and professionals -Burning of "un-German" books -June Political parties banned -July Nazi Party became the only legal party in Germany -November Reichstag elections were held with the Nazi Party winning every seat 1934 -January German states were abolished -April Himmler was appointed head of the Gestapo -June Night of the long knives = SS no longer part of the SA ...read more.


and Denmark -May Germany invaded Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg and France -June France surrendered to Germany -July The Battle of Britain began 1941 -All Jews were required to wear a yellow star of David on their clothing -Japan bombed American base at Pearl Harbour -Germany declared war on the United States of America 1943 -Goebbels called on Germans to wage total war 1944 - D Day occurred in France - An attempt to assassinate Hitler failed - German war production reached its highest point - Auschwitz ceased to function as an extermination camp 1945 - Allied armies began to cross the Rhine and into Germany - Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun committed suicide - The end of the war in Europe ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Germany 1918-1939 section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Germany 1918-1939 essays

  1. Weimar, 1918 - 1923

    Yet, here was a party small enough for him to take over and mould into what he wanted. A Hitler "After two days of agonised pondering and reflection, I finally came to the conviction that I had to take this step. It was the most decisive resolve of my life.

  2. Life Under the Nazi’s – Germany 1933 - 1945

    A superior race). Under Himmler their main responsibility was to destroy opposition and carry out the racial policies of the NAZI'S. There were two sub-divisions of the SS, these were the 'Waffen SS' and the 'Death's head'. The 'Waffen SS' was a superior fighting machine maybe the best in the Second World War.

  1. Nazi Germany Revision 1918-45

    1923 saw a rise in political instability (e.g. right-wing political challenges in Bavaria, communist challenges in Saxony and Thuringia) * Munich Putsch, November 1923. Attempted nationalist takeover by the Nazi Party. Hitler believed he could march on Munich (and then Berlin)

  2. Germany 1916-1945 revision notes.

    From the start the treaty seemed unfair. Germany was not included in the talks and they would agree to anything to try and get food. Germany could not get enough food because the Triple Entente had blockaded Germany?s ports. However getting food would actually become a problem.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work