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Germany 1918 –1939: Nazi Germany

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

Source: Nazi Party Rally, Nürnberg 1933. (Encyclopædia Britannica, 2019).

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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 the USA during the 1920s?
  • Who opposed such change and why?
  • How did Hitler create such policies in an attempt to create his Aryan state?

Germany 1918 –1939 | Nazi Germany: Introduction

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Germany 1918 –1939 | Nazi Germany: Key figures

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Adolf Hitler

1889 - 1945
Leader of the Nazi Party and Chancellor (Kanzler) and Führer [Leader] of Germany (1933–45).

Image Source: Bild 102 18375 (Bundesarchiv)

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Germany 1918 –1939 | Nazi Germany: Key events

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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.

"Drone video shows the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today - 70 years after it was liberated by Soviet troops. The camp in Poland is now maintained as a World Heritage Site and is visited by thousands of tourists and survivors every year. Auschwitz was the largest camp established by the Germans during World War II. More than a million people - the vast majority of them Jews - died there between 1940, when it was built, and 1945, when it was liberated by the Soviet army." (BBC, 2015)

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In text reference / citation: BBC (2015) or (BBC, 2015)
BBC (2015). Auschwitz: Drone video of Nazi concentration camp, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/449ZOWbUkf0

"In January 2007 a photo album marked "Auschwitz: 21 June 1944" was made public. It revealed astonishing clues as to how the Nazi extermination team enjoyed a life that they ruthlessly denied their victims. "They look almost like normal people. They are devils", says Auschwitz survivor, Regina Speigel. The photos were taken at the height of the holocaust and have helped researchers identify key Nazi killers. Dr Josef Mengele, aka the 'Angel of Death', is seen "smiling and laughing at this singalong during the most horrific period of murder in history." (Journeyman Pictures, 2008)

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In text reference / citation: Journeyman Pictures (2008) or (Journeyman Pictures, 2008)
BBC (2008). The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Nazi, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/jUvcmGbtHWA

"What prompted average people to commit extraordinary crimes in support of the Nazi cause? In the Holocaust era, countless ordinary people acted in ways that aided and hindered the persecution and murder of Jews and other targeted groups within Nazi Germany and across Europe. On September 13, 2017, the Museum hosted a discussion to answer one of the most vexing questions of the Holocaust: How Did Ordinary Citizens Become Murderers? Former New York Times reporter and award-winning author Ralph Blumenthal moderated this program" (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2017)

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In text reference / citation: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (2017) or (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2017)
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (2017). How Did Ordinary Citizens Become Murderers?, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/92UfAJr7790

"The liberation of concentration camps by the US Army at the end of WWII is an excellent entry point for US history teachers into the study of the Holocaust. This video interweaves liberators’ and Jewish survivors’ testimonies and other primary sources, highlighting the experiences of US soldiers upon entering the Nazi camps. The video helps you present their story to your students, as the witnesses relate to the stark difference between conventional warfare and the Holocaust, an unprecedented genocide. Great care has been taken not to include visually graphic photographs, making the video particularly suitable for middle and high school students." (Yad Vashem, 2017)

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In text reference / citation: Yad Vashem (2017) or (Yad Vashem, 2017)
Yad Vashem (2017). Liberators and Survivors: The First Moments, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/kOIHRQlQqwU

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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.

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In text reference / citation: Khan Academy (2013) or (Khan Academy, 2013)
Bibliography / Reference list: Khan Academy, (2013). Night of the Long Knives, [eVideo]. Khan Academy. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/ZrbbKMnPDUk

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On May 10, 1933, German students under the Nazi regime burned tens of thousands of books nationwide. These book burnings marked the beginning of a period of extensive censorship and control of culture in Adolf Hitler's escalating reign of terror. (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2013)

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In text reference / citation: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (2013) or (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2013)
Bibliography / Reference list: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, (2013). Nazi Book Burning, [eVideo]. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/yHzM1gXaiVo

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In this video introduction to the Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936, American Jewish athlete Marty Glickman, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Director Sara J. Bloomfield, exhibition curator Susan Bachrach, and German Jewish athlete Gretel Bergmann reflect and remember the 1936 Olympic Games as more than history. (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2008)

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When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (2008) or (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2008)
Bibliography / Reference list: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, (2008). The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936, [eVideo]. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/gNKlxcqLKcM

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"Kristallnacht. The literal meaning is "Night of Crystal," or "Night of Broken Glass.” The term often used to describe the atrocities that took place in Germany on nights of November 9 and 10, 1938, when the Nazi’s carefully organized the destruction of thousands of Jewish homes, businesses and synagogues, while police and fire brigades stood by and did nothing." (Decades TV Network, 2016)

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In text reference / citation: Decades TV Network (2016) or (Decades TV Network, 2016)
Bibliography / Reference list: Decades TV Network, (2016). Night of Broken Glass, [eVideo]. Decades TV Network. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/SiSLx8pcEAk

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Germany 1918 –1939 | Nazi Germany: Videos

Level 2 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.

"Elevated shot of Nazi's marching. Shot of Hitler taking salute whilst Goering stands by smiling - wearing brown shirt uniform. Close shot of Hitler saluting. Close shots of troops marching past. CU German Eagle. Troops with banners. Elevated panning shot of troops with Hitler taking salute. Squadrons of fighters fly over troops. Flypast. Tanks parade past camera. Elevated shot of troops lined up. Shots of manoeuvres - tanks - planes - guns etc, Flypast of planes of all types. Hitler looks up thru binoculars. Elevated shot of marchpast - Hitler takes salute. Troops goosestepping past with banners. Rudolf Hess is seen." (British Movietone, 2015)

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When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: British Movietone (2015) or (British Movietone, 2015)
Bibliography / Reference list: British Movietone, (2015). Party Day at Nuremberg, [eVideo]. British Movietone. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/WRRG43WBbig

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When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: British Movietone (2018) or (British Movietone, 2018)
Bibliography / Reference list: British Movietone, (2018). Nazi Germany Stages Jewish Boycott - 1933 | Today In History | 1 June 18, [eVideo]. British Movietone. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/HatTMbqtW_I

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