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3rd Reich

  1. 1. Third Reich By, Melissa Scatena & Scott Goodman
  2. 2. What it the Third Reich <ul><li>The Third Reich was Nazi Germany (1933-45). </li></ul><ul><li>The First Reich (962-1806) was the Holy Roman Empire, which included modern day Germany, Austria, the Czech lands, Northern Italy, and various other territories. </li></ul><ul><li>Already in the Middle Ages it consisted of several almost independent states, often at war with one another. After the Reformation the authority of the Emperor was further weakened. It was often said that it was &quot;neither Holy, nor Roman, nor an Empire.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>The Second Reich was Imperial Germany (1871-1918), as unified by Bismarck. </li></ul><ul><li>During the Weimar period (1919-33) the official name of Germany was still &quot;Deutsches Reich.&quot; </li></ul>
  3. 3. Objective <ul><li>This power point is intended to explain the history of the Third Reich. Also, this powerpoint will teach about leadership roles in the Third Reich. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Rise of the Third Reich <ul><li>January 30, 1933 Third Reich elects Adolf Hitler their Chancellor </li></ul><ul><li>During the beginning of Hitler's Chancellorship he instilled Nazi goals into the minds of people of Germany </li></ul><ul><li>When Paul von Hindenburg (the German President ) died Hitler took over the powers of Presidency </li></ul>
  5. 5. Loyalty <ul><li>The German Army swore an oath of loyalty to Adolf Hitler </li></ul><ul><li>They swore loyalty to him because of his many leadership roles </li></ul><ul><li>Reich Chancellor, Leader of Nazi Party, Head of State </li></ul>
  6. 6. German Policy <ul><li>Hitler decided on domestic legislation and German foreign policy </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Policy ran on the belief that Germany was destined to expand eastward by military force </li></ul><ul><li>“ Racially Pure” should have as many Aryan children as possible </li></ul>
  7. 7. Women of the Third Reich <ul><li>Eva Braun (1912-1945) Hitler’s mistress of the Third Reich. Eva committed suicide with Hitler on April 30, 1945. </li></ul><ul><li>Winifred Wagner (1894-1980) Rumored marriage between Winifred and Adolf Hitler but it was not true. She was entranced by the Nazi movement. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Ilse Koch (1906-1967) Ilse would pick out prisoners with tattoos and have them killed and then she would have the skin where the tattoo was cut off. She was known as the “Bitch of Buchenwald” for her cruelty at the concentration camp Buchenwald. </li></ul>Women of the Third Reich continued
  9. 9. Men of the Third Reich <ul><li>Hermann Goering (1893-1946) Hermann was Hitler’s second in command. Goering served for the Germans in WWI. He later was a Minister of Interior under Hitler . </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Ernst Roehm (1887-1934) Ernst also fought in WWI under Germany. Adolf Hitler put him in charge of Sturm Abteilung, he expanded the amount of members from 70,000 to 170,000 members . </li></ul>
  11. 11. Meaning behind Swastika <ul><li>Swastika was used to be positive. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the oldest known symbol (been used for over 3,000 years) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Location <ul><li>The main location of the Third Reich is in Germany. </li></ul><ul><li>The leaders of the Third Reich were mainly from Germany . </li></ul>
  13. 13. Battle of Berlin <ul><li>Began on April 16, 1945 </li></ul><ul><li>Stalin sent 20 armies, 6,300 tanks and 8,500 aircraft to stop the German resistance. </li></ul><ul><li>This was one of the last major battles of World War II </li></ul>
  14. 14. Hitler’s suicide <ul><li>Hitler and Eva Braun committed suicide together on April 30, 1945. </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler and Eva were so madly in love that they decided to die together. </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler shot himself in the head and Eva swallowed cyanide. </li></ul>
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  16. 16. Links <ul><li>History of the Swastika </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.answers.com/topic/eva-braun </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. shoah . dk /Hitler/new_page_16. htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. eyewitnesstohistory .com/ berlin . htm </li></ul><ul><li>http:// zhukov . mitsi .com/Berlin. htm </li></ul>