Modern History Germany Essay Questions

Heres some more, these are hard ones if you take them as essays.......i dont think stuff like this would appear on the hsc, but it might come in useful. I just wrote like a paragraph on each and kept it as my notes. I've got them printed off this webpage before and i forgot the url:

Discuss and assess the historiography on the dissolution of the WEimar Republic and the Nazi seizure of power.

The WEimar REpublic failed and came to an end in 1933. Why did it notcollapse earlier, indeed, well before 1933

To what extent was the Third REich reactionary and to what extent was it revolutionary

Weimar failed and Adlof Hitler succeeded, but both happened. Explain why Hitler and the Nazi Party were able to become the rulers of Germany in 1933.

Did Nazism in any way represent a revolution in Germany life? What imapct did the Nazi regime have on German society in the 1930 and 1940's

Nazi success in 1933 was the result both of nazi power and weimar weakness. Discuss the major flaws, faults, and errors of the Weimar Republic in the era 1919 - 1933

The question of why the Gemrans turned to Hitler is still being debated by historians and the general public alike. Explain his historians have changed their views over the past forth years.

Given its misogyny (sexist against female), why did Nazism appeal to many German women

What role does big business now appear to have played in German political history from the end of world war I to the start of World WAr II

hitler as far as his foreign policy was concerned, has been called an opportunist, a stragetist, a gambler, etc. What exactly was his foreign policy? Did he have a plan, or was he just improvising?

Why was the Nazi party so successful at the polls from 1930 to 1932? WAs this electoral success the reaso why Hindenburg appointed Adolf Hitler chancellor? Explain.

Navigating the BOSTES website to find past papers can be a major pain, so here’s a quick and easy list of HSC Modern History Past Papers!

Not all of the years have marking guidelines unfortunately, and some of the older papers include questions on topics/content no longer covered, but they’re still useful. Going over past questions can help you figure out what kind of questions you may be asked in the HSC and how to deconstruct them.

HSC Past Papers

Other Past Papers

Abbotsleigh 2001 Modern History TrialClick me!
Roseville 2001 Modern History TrialClick me!
St Augustines 2010 Modern History TrialClick me!
Knox Grammar 2010 Modern History TrialClick me!
Knox Grammar 2011 Modern History TrialClick me!
Knox Grammar 2012 Modern History TrialClick me!
North Sydney Girls 2014 Modern History TrialClick me!

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