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Anschluss images and text

  1. 1. Quick review (Back of the book)<br />Which Spanish city was destroyed by the Luftwaffe?<br />Which major nation supported the side OPPOSING the Fascists in Spain?<br />The Treaty of Versailles banned political union between which two countries?<br />Name the word beginning with ‘A’ that means ‘political union’.<br />Name the Pact which Germany’s invasion of the Rhineland had torn up.<br />
  2. 2. Quick review (Back of the book)<br />Which Spanish city was destroyed by the Luftwaffe? - Guernica<br />Which major nation supported the side OPPOSING the Fascists in Spain? - Russia<br />The Treaty of Versailles banned political union between which two countries? _Austria<br />Name the word beginning with ‘A’ that means ‘political union’. - Anschluss<br />Name the Pact which Germany’s invasion of the Rhineland had torn up. - Locarno<br />
  3. 3. Topic: 1938 Anschluss with Austria<br />Learning Intentions<br />Know how the union of Austria and Germany .happened<br />Understand why Britain was unwilling to prevent the German invasion.<br />Write a short statement using the reasons for appeasement.<br />
  4. 4. Use page 34<br />
  5. 5. Additional notes<br />The Nazis forced Schuschnigg to resign by threatening invasion. Austrian Nazis also took over key government buildings, including the Ministry of the Interior (which controlled the police).<br />Schuschnigg realised that Britain and France would not support him so he resigned to avoid further bloodshed.<br />He was replaced by Arthur Seyss-Inquart (the leader of the Austrian Nazis). He supported the Nazi invasion. <br />In the city of Vienna alone over 76,000 ‘enemies of the Nazis’ were arrested. The Nazis gained a large army and the gold, steel and coal resources of Austria.<br />
  6. 6. Crowds in Vienna welcoming the Nazi troops.<br />
  7. 7. Hitler announcing the Anschluss in Austria <br />(15 March, 1938)<br />
  8. 8. The Reichstag (German Parliament)<br />Celebrates Anschluss<br />
  9. 9. Nazi Poster celebrating Anschluss (13 May 1938)<br />The poster says<br />“One Folk, One Reich (country), One Fuhrer”.<br />Note the gap where the Polish Corridor is.<br />Note: Hitler’s head is not drawn to scale.<br />
  10. 10. Voting slip from the April 1938 plebiscite (vote)<br />
  11. 11. Where should Hitler go next?<br />
  12. 12. What point is the cartoonist making?<br />

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