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Germany 1918 –1939: Overview

VCE History Units 1 & 2 | Study 2: Social and cultural change

Source:  Black, S., (2019), Digital montage. (Encyclopædia Britannica, 2019).

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)

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Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

General Capabilities
Enduring Understandings

Students will understand that cultural expression is at the forefront of societal change, and thus appreciate what is required for social/cultural change to occur. Furthermore, students will understand the limitations of cultural structures and how they can often constrain individual thought.

Essential Questions
  • How did someone like Adolf Hitler come to power?
  • Why did nobody stop him?
  • What led the German people to accept Hitler as their leader?
  • How did Europe change after WWI?
  • What are the main elements to social, cultural and economic change in Germany during the 1920s?
  • Who opposed such change and why?
  • How did Hitler create such policies in an attempt to create his Aryan state?

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Germany 1918 –1939 | Introduction

Level 1Articles

Level 1 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

Take a look at key events that led to the Nazi party's rise to power in Germany. (History Channel, 2016)

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In text reference / citation: History Channel (2016) or (History Channel, 2016)
Bibliography / Reference list: History Channel, (2016). The Rise of the Nazi, [eVideo]. History Channel. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/yEk6zGYwyhc

Germany 1918 –1939 | Introduction: eBooks

Level 1 resourceeBooks

Germany 1918 –1939 | Introduction: Videos

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Weimar Germany in the 1920's: Social unrest, riots and uprisings show the other side of the "Golden Twenties" in Berlin. LA CAMERA STYLO compiled these short clips from our "Archive of the Twenties" (1918-1933). (LA CAMERA STYLO Film Collection, 2017)

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Bibliography / Reference list: LA CAMERA STYLO, (2017). Weimar Germany in the 1920's, [eVideo]. (LA CAMERA STYLO Film Collection). Retrieved from https://youtu.be/GkiPHthjp2c

Germany 1918 –1939 | Introduction: Online resources

Level 2 resourceOnline Resources

Germany 1918 –1939 | Curriculum alignment and metadata

Level 1Victorian Curriculum and Assessment AuthorityArea of Study 2: Social and cultural change
  • "What continuity and what change is evident between the 1920s and 1930s in social and cultural life?
  • How did ideologies affect the daily lives of people?
  • How did cultural life both reflect and challenge the prevailing political, economic and social circumstances?"

Victorian Certification of Education, History, Study Design 2016-2020 (Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, 2015, p. 23-25.)

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