Nazism and the Rise of Hitler Class 9 History Extra Questions: The questions cover all topics given in the chapter like – The Birth of Weimer republic, the Treaty of Versailles, the Rise of Hitler, The Nazi world view, the crime against humanity etc. The questions have not been categorised as short or long so that full revision is done and students could answer as per the requirement of the exam paper.
Describe any three factors which made the Weimar Republic politically fragile.
State three reasons responsible for the failure of the Weimar Republic.
State any three weaknesses of the Weimar Republic.
State any three factors which made the Weimar Republic politically fragile.
Describe the problems faced by the Weimar Republic.
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Proportional Representation: This system of electing candidates weakened or made impossible for any party to get majority. Only coalition governments were possible. On an average a ministry lasted for 249 days.
Article 48: It gave the President the powers to impose emergency, suspend civil rights and rule by decree. This article was used by Presidents.
Failure of Weimar Republic: It failed to get faith of people. Democracy was new to the Germans and they found it the cause behind the economic crisis, national humiliation due to war guilt and the Treaty of Versailles. People looked for alternatives that paved way for the rise Hitler.
Describe any three conditions of the Treaty of
Explain any three effects of the Treaty of Versailles over Germany.
State any three major effects of the First World War on Germany.
Some provisions of the Treaty of Versailles:
(i) Germany lost its overseas colonies and 13% of territories.
(ii) It was demilitarised with reduction in number of soldiers.
(iii) The Allied armies occupied the resource-rich
(iv) It lost 75 per cent of its iron and 26 per cent of its
coal to France, Poland, Denmark & Lithuania.