German nationalism within states

Military necessity After Napoleon had conquered the German states after 1805, the 39 states realised that being small and politically divided meant to be vulnerable…

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National consciousness within German States 1815

In 1815 Europe had just defeated Napoleon. Germany, as we know it, did not exist. There were 39 German states, each ruled by its own…

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Environmental History

Environmental History is a relatively new branch of history, which looks at the interaction between mankind and the non-human world over time. Whilst in its…

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Practice Exam Question, A Level History

‘The Final Solution evolved because of the chaotic nature of the Nazi Regime in the years 1939–42.’ How far do you agree with this opinion?…

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Nazi Germany A Very Simple Overview

—1933-34 Gleichschaltung —Co-ordination of all aspects of society and state to conform with Nazi ideology and Hitler’s Weltanschauung. Germany transformed to achieve the Nazi ‘Volksgemeinschaft’…

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The Second World War – Key Events

The Second World War – Key Events —War started September 3rd 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. —Spring1940 Germany invades most of Western Europe using Blitzkrieg…

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Youth and Education Social Policy under the Nazis

Social Policy under the Nazis  Youth and Education. Nazis wanted to control young people and sure their support for the future.  They did this by…

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Did the Nazis improve the economy for Germany?

Did the Nazis produce an economic miracle for Germany? Hitler needed a strong economy to retain popular support and to underpin his rearmament plans. The…

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Strength through Joy (KdF, Kraft Durch Freude)

Strength through Joy (KdF, Kraft Durch Freude) The Strength through Joy organisation was set up to encourage workers to work as hard as they could…

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Nazi economic policies

Nazi economic policies: Hjalmar Schacht was put in charge of rebuilding Germany’s economy in 1933. At first he was President of the Reichsbank from 1933…

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