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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is one false theory about why the Nazis came to power?
2. What assumptions about man are made that lead people to fear chaos if he acts only in accordance with himself?
3. What do both societies and individuals possess that make them unique?
4. What happens when the political restraints that an individual has come to rely on are removed?
5. What type of character was familiar to the lower, middle class?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare the freedoms individuals possessed under the Catholic Church and those under Protestantism. In your response, be sure to answer the following questions:
1). Which religion provided greater freedom for the individual, and how did it provide that freedom?
2). How were other organized structures like politics and economics affected by each religion?
3). How did each religion appeal to the different social classes?
4). How did social class affect one's freedom?
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay that compares Nazism to another authoritarian regime (Italian Fascism, North Vietnam, Chinese communism). In your essay, be sure to address the following points:
1). Similarities and differences in authoritarian leadership style.
2). Identify the political affiliations of both regimes.
3). Describe the historical events surrounding authoritarianism.
4). Explain how each regime suppresses the freedom of its citizens.
Essay Topic 3
Analyze the social, economic, and individual lessons learned from Nazism. In your response, include the following information:
1). How did Nazism affect the entire social structure of Germany?
2). Examine how Hitler used social class to spread his sadomasochistic message of dominance.
3). What economic factors affected Nazism?
4). How did the individual lose himself and his freedom when the Nazi party came to power?
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