Nazi Germany

Main

WW1

1914 - 1918

Armistice was signed

November 11 1918

Weimar Government took power

1919

The Sparticist Uprising

January 1919

New written constitution

1919

The german workers party was founded (Nazis)

January 5 1919

Signed Treaty of Versaille

June 28 1919

Party was renamed Nazis

1920

Hitler was helping to draw up the party's programme

February 1920

The Red Ruhr Rising

March 1920 - April 1920

The Kapp Putsch

March 1920

The Red Ruhr Rising

March 1920 - April 1920

SA was set up

1921

Hitler becomes leader of the Nazi party

1921

Political murders

1921 - 1923

Hyperinflation

1923

Frech invaded the Ruhr

January 9 1923

Stresemann called off passive resistance

August 1923

Stresemann introduced Rentenmark

October 1923

Germany started paying reparations again

November 1923

The Munich Putsch

November 1923

Mark was worthless

November 1923

The Dawes Plan

1924

Hitler spends 9 months in prison

1924

Locarno Treaties

1925

Germany was given a permanent seat on the League's council

1926

Germany signed the Kellogg-Briand Pact

1928

Young plan

1929

Wall Street Crash

October 1929

Hitler unsuccessfully challenged Hindenburg for presidency

March 1932

Election Nazis won 37% of the votes (biggest political party in the Reichstag)

July 1932

DAF

1933

'Law for the encouragement of marriage'

1933

Reichchurch was set up

1933

Concordat with the Catholic church

1933

Jews could not work as professionals except when dealing with other Jews

1933

Jews could not work in the civil service

1933

Short boycott of jewish shops

1933

Hitler was made Chancellor of Germany

January 30 1933

Communists are banned

February 1933

The Reichstag Fire

February 27 1933

The Enabling act

March 1933

Election (Nazis got 288 seats- not majority)

March 1933

All political activity was illegal

June 1933

Anti-jewish propaganda increased

1934

The night of the long knives

June 30 1934

The army oath

August 2 1934

Death of Hindenburg

August 2 1934

Gestapo arrested 700protestant ministers who opposed Nazis'

1935

PAD/National labour service was made compulsory for men aged 18-25 for 6 months

1935

The Nuremburg laws

September 1935

Olympics (lull in anti-jewish campaign)

1936

Campaign to stop children going to church

1936

Four year plan

1936

Catholic youth groups were made illegal

1937

Wanted women to work but they did not want to

1937

Pope protested, in official letter, condeming Nazi policies

1937

Carols and nativity plays were banned from schools

1937

Hitler announce people's car

1938

Priests banned from teaching RS in schools

1938

Many Jews were forced to sell their shops

1938

Jews had to register properties

April 1938

Jewish doctors/dentists/lawyers forbidden to treat Aryans

June 1938

Jews had to have red 'J' stamped on passport

October 1938

Kristallnacht

November 9 1938 - November 10 1938

WW2

1939 - 1945

Women were fired from professional jobs

1939

Remaining church schools were abolished

1939

1/2 of Germany's 500,000 Jews escaped by emigrating

1939

Official letter read out in every church, critising Nazi policies(e.g ethanasia)

1941