Why was the year 1929 a significant turning point for Germany?

This lesson will focus on the impact the Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression had on Germany and the Weimar Republic. It will also look at the rise of the extreme parties in the Reichstag and how the Weimar Republic failed to solve the issues caused by the Depression.

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Q1.Industrial and manual labour is known as ...?

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Q2.Why did the farmers not benefit during the 'Golden Years'?

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Q3.Which of the following groups did not benefit from the 'Golden Years'?

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Q4.4. What happened to the support for the extreme parties in the years 1924-28?

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Q5.What was the name of the politician who helped Germany recover during the 'Golden Years'?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Industrial and manual labour is known as ...?

1/5

Q2.Why did the farmers not benefit during the 'Golden Years'?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following groups did not benefit from the 'Golden Years'?

3/5

Q4.4. What happened to the support for the extreme parties in the years 1924-28?

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Q5.What was the name of the politician who helped Germany recover during the 'Golden Years'?

5/5

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Why was 1929 a significant turning point for Germany? Quiz

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Q1.What year was the Wall Street Crash?

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Q2.How many seats in the Reichstag did the Nazi Party win in the 1932 July election?

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Q3.What was the name of the Chancellor in the years 1930-32 who had a number of unpopular policies?

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Q4.How many people were unemployed in Germany by 1933?

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Q5.Why did Germany suffer due to the collapse of the American stock market?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

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Why was 1929 a significant turning point for Germany? Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What year was the Wall Street Crash?

1/5

Q2.How many seats in the Reichstag did the Nazi Party win in the 1932 July election?

2/5

Q3.What was the name of the Chancellor in the years 1930-32 who had a number of unpopular policies?

3/5

Q4.How many people were unemployed in Germany by 1933?

4/5

Q5.Why did Germany suffer due to the collapse of the American stock market?

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Lesson summary: Why was the year 1929 a significant turning point for Germany?

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