Hitler

2-Part Qs
  • Discuss (a) the ideology of, and (b) the support for, one right-wing ruler of a single-party state.
  • In what ways, and to what extent, was propaganda important in the rise and rule of Hitler?

Analyze (Identify Important Factors)
  • Analyse the circumstances that helped one right-wing leader to become the ruler of a single-party state.

Evaluate (Impacts? Effects?)
  • Evaluate the contributions to the rise to power of Hitler of each of the following: National Socialist ideology; the use of force; economic crises.



Mao

2-Part Qs
  • Discuss (a) the support for, and (b) the ideology of, one left-wing ruler of a single-party state.

Analyze/Examine
  • With reference to one left-wing totalitarian state, examine its impact on the lives of its citizens.
  • Analyse the conditions that enabled one left-wing leader to become the ruler of a single-party state.

To What Extent (Contribution)
  • To what extent did either Mao’s or Stalin’s domestic policies solve the problems they faced?


Both

2-Part Qs
  • Describe how and why propaganda was used in two single-party states, each chosen from a different region.

Analyze/Examine
  • Examine the role of the media in one single-party or authoritarian state.
  • Examine the role of education in one single-party or authoritarian state.
  • Examine the role of either education or the arts in one left-wing and one right-wing authoritarian/single-party state.
  • Examine either the role of education or the treatment of minorities and religious groups in two single-party states.
  • Analyse the treatment of religious groups in two single-party states, each chosen from a different region.
  • Analyse the nature and extent of internal opposition and the methods used to deal with this opposition by one of the following single-party rulers: Lenin; Hitler; Mao.

Assess/Evaluate
  • Assess the importance of economic distress and ideological appeal in the rise to power of one left-wing and one right-wing single-party ruler.

To What Extent (Statement)
  • In 1924 Hitler wrote: “The masses of the population are more affected by rhetoric than by any other force. All great movements are popular movements”. To what extent do you agree with this assertion?
  • “Successful domestic policies kept single-party regimes in power.” With reference to two single-party states, each chosen from a different region, to what extent do you agree with this statement?

Compare & Contrast
  • Compare and contrast either economic policies or the treatment of minorities in two authoritarian or single-party states, each chosen from a different region.