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Hitler and his first Cabinet

Hitler and his first Cabinet When Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor on January 30 th 1933, he was in the position to appoint his very first cabinet. However, with no Nazi Party majority in the Reichstag, Hitler had to include men from other political parties in his first cabinet - even if they did come from the right wing Stahlhelm and German Nationalist parties.
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Initial Congressional Plan

The Radical Republicans voiced immediate opposition to Lincoln’s reconstruction plan, objecting to its leniency and lack of protections for freed slaves. Congress refused to accept the rehabilitation of Tennessee, Arkansas, and Louisiana.In July 1864, Congress passed the Wade-Davis Bill, their own formula for restoring the Union:A state must have a majority within its borders take the oath of loyaltyA state must formally abolish slaveryNo Confederate officials could participate in the new governments.
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Course of History

Lyndon Johnson

Lyndon Baines Johnson has been credited with being one of the most important figures in the civil rights movement. Johnson does have some distracters who believe that he was merely an unprincipled politician who used the civil rights issue when he realised the worth of the “Black Vote”. However Johnson himself claimed to be an idealist who dreamed of making America a “Great Society”.
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Kreisau Circle

The Kreisau Circle was the name given to a group of men who opposed Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party. The Kreisau Circle got its name from the fact that the men in it frequently met at an estate in Kreisau that was owned by one of the men in it - Helmuth James Graf von Moltke. While the Nazi Party tried to give the appearance that it was highly popular party and regime from 1933, this was not the case as the last ever 'democratic' election in March 1933 illustrated.
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Left Realism and Crime

Since the early 1980s a number of sociologists have developed a perspective on crime and deviance usually referred to as left realism. Among the most prominent supporters of this perspective are Jock Young, John Lea, Roger Matthews and Richard Kinsey. Left realism originated in Britain, but has begun to influence criminologists in other countries, including Australia and Canada.
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