Hitler's Germany (1929-1939)

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  • Hitler's Germany (1929-1939)
    • How did Hitler become Chancellor?
      • Wall Street Crash (1929)
        • Economic Depression
          • Extremist parties (fascists and communists) became more popular
        • Hyper Inflation had occured in WW1 so the government was anxious to avoid this
          • A depression occurred instead
        • Started in America but affected the whole world
        • UnemploymentRose
      • Emerging from WWl
        • Treaty of Versailles
          • £6600 million of reparations
          • Army limited to 100,000 soldiers
          • Lost 13% of their land
          • Had to accept war guilt
        • Weak Government
        • Angry Public
        • Some people faced starvation
      • Weimar  Government
        • Proportional Representation
        • President is elected every 7 years
        • Parties struggled to form coalistions as they had opposing views
        • President had too much power
    • Did Germany Benefit?
      • Vastly reduced unemployment
      • Good working conditions
        • Strength through joy schemes
      • Rewards for newlyweds
      • opportunities for children
      • Women's rights reduced
        • Kinder, Kirche, Kuche
    • From Democracy to Dictatorship
      • Nazi support by 1932
        • The Depression
          • Rise in Extremist views
        • Support of the industrialists
          • Gave the Nazis financial support
        • Technology
          • Made them seem superior
        • Propaganda
          • Joseph Goebels
        • Promises to voters
        • Organisation
        • Flexibility
        • Hitler's charisma
        • Weakness of opposition
      • Chancellorship
        • January 1933
        • Distrust between Von Papen and Von Schleicher
      • Nazi Aims
        • Strong Germany
          • Ignore the Treaty of Versailles
          • Get out of the depression
        • Racially 'pure' Germany
          • Rid of Jews, homosexuals and disabled people
          • Fully Aryan population
        • The Nation is more important than the individuals
          • Hitler Youth
      • Reichstag Fire
        • 27th February 1933
        • Blamed on the communist Marius van der Lubbe
        • Article 48 was given permission to be used
    • Violence
      • Night of the Long Knives
        • July 1934
        • The SS murdered the SA
      • Concentration Camps
      • Gestapo (network of spies and informers)
      • Himmler (head of the SS)
      • Police, court and prisons
    • Persecution of the Jews
      • Kristellnacht
        • November 1938
      • Star of David
      • Berlin Olympics
      • Boycotts
      • All Jews officially forced to emmigrate in 1939

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