ALSO KNOWN AS: Drittes Reich Tausendjähriges Reich HeiligesRömischesReich First Empire or First Reich TausendjährigesReich Deutsches Reich
Third Reich Third Reich is a universal term that describes the Nazi Party in Germay. It lasted from January 30, 1933 to May 8, 1945. When Nazis started gaining more power, it was the beginning of the Third Reich. Totalitarian and Fascist under the control of Adolf Hitler. Brought an end to the Weimar Republic.
Third Reich Synonym for the propaganda, racism, the German economy and political state having no independence from the state Terror against the Jews Mass support for a leader along with mass murder fro a specific race A wanting power and expansion
Reich translate into “kingdom or realm”
First Reich (until 1806) – Holy Roman
Empireof the German People.
Second Reich (1891-1918) – German
Third Reich – Empire of Nazis
Hitler thought that there would be three
thousand year kingdoms
“Kingdom of the Father, Kingdom of the
Son, Kingdom of the Holy Spirit
Third Reich was supposed to be
considered the perfect world.
Thought that it would last a thousand
Third Reich Hitler said that for this Reich to be strong it had to have world domination and eliminate all other influences. Threats to the Third Reich – Jews, Poles, Slavs, priests, Russians, homosexuals, Communist, and Gypsies. Executed 11 million of these people Hitler’s Reich lasted only twelve years, but is still considered one of the most powerful political forces in the twentieth century
Third Reich Law, education, economy, churches, and culture were all targeted by the Third Reich Extremely successful in getting support for Germany’s professional (educated and medical professions, legal and law enforcement. Made promises to tear up the Treaty of Versilles, restore Germany’s power, get the nation out of depression, get rid of criminals, get rid of communists threats, and have more career opportunities.
Third Reich Used propaganda to obtain national, economic, and social goals Targeted National Socials, non-Nazis, and anti-Nazi German’s president, Hindenburg, died and Hitler took the title of the Fuhrer of Germany and had army support. Many of the people under Hitler swore an oath of loyatly to him as the Fuhrer (also was Reich Chancellor)
Third Reich Believed in Großdeutschland, which means “Greater Germany” Incorporating all of Germany was a vital step. Anti-Communist, anti-Semitism anti-liberalism, and racism were key aspects “Jewish-Bolshevistic revolution of subhumans.” – Movement that started the internment and systematic extermination of all people of unfit characteristics.
Third Reich Totalitarian dictatorship Army was separate from the Nazi party. This was traditional Social policy was to create a perfect race. This called fro laws and persecution against people who were not “perfect”
Third Reich There are a few keys reasons to why no one could stop or interfere with Hitler or his Third Reich: The Gastapo and the SS (Security Service) of the Third Reich Hitler’s popularity among Germans All the support of many Germans for defending the Third Reich
Sources Stewart, Gail B. Hitler's Reich. San Diego: Lucent, 1994. Print. "Third Reich - New World Encyclopedia." Info:Main Page - New World Encyclopedia. Web. 25 Mar. 2010. <http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Third_Reich>. "Third Reich." United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Web. 25 Mar. 2010. <http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10007331>. Web. 25 Mar. 2010. <http://www1.yadvashem.org/>. Third Reich in Ruins. Web. 24 Mar. 2010. <http://www.thirdreichruins.com/>. "Third Reich: Overview." United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Web. 24 Mar. 2010. <http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005141>. Web. 25 Mar. 2010. <http://www1.yadvashem.org/>. "Women of the Third Reich." Jewish Virtual Library - Homepage. Web. 24 Mar. 2010. <http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/women.html>.