1. Origins & Rise [RISE]

  • Conditions that produced authoritarian and single-party states
  • Emergence of leaders: aims, ideology, support
  • Totalitarianism: the aim and the extent to which it was achieved

2. Establishment & Consolidation of Nazi Rule [RULE]

  • Methods: legal v. illegal
  • Form of government
  • Nature, extent, and treatment of opposition

3. Domestic Policies & Impact [RULE]

  • Structure and organization of gov't and administration
  • Political, economic, social and religious policies
  • Role of education, arts, the media, propaganda
  • Status of women, treatment of religious groups and minorities