How did Hitler become Chancellor?

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  • How did Hitler become Chancellor?
    • 1) March 1932
      • Presidential Elections - Hitler wins 11 million votes
      • Hindenburg's term of office as president ended
      • Still had 18 million votes
    • 2) April 1932
      • Presidential elections - Hitler wins 13 million votes
      • No candidate had received over 50% votes last time
        • re-election
      • Hindenburg = 19 million votes
    • 3) May 1932
      • Von Papen becomes Chancellor
      • Chancellor Bruning had resigned
      • He had no support from the President or the Reichstag
      • Hindenburg made von Papen Chancellor
      • Von Schleicher assumed that he could control the Nazis
    • 4) July 1932
      • Reichstag elections - Nazis win 230 seats
      • Campaigning in June caused violence in the streets
      • Mainly from Nazis and communists
    • 5) November 1932
      • Von Papen is sacked
      • Hindenburg hated Hitler
      • Refused to make Hitler Chancellor
      • Von Schleicher abandoned von Papen.
    • 6) December 1932
      • Schleicher becomes Chancellor
      • Hindenburg was struggling to find a strong government
      • No Hitler
      • Hindenburg made Schleicher Chancellor
    • 7) January 1933

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