Nazi Power 1933 - 1945

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  • Nazi Power 1933 - 1945
    • The Enabling Act was passed in March 1933 and gave Hitler the power to make laws without consulting parliament
    • The Nazis took over local government in April 1933
    • In May 1933 Trade Unions were banned.
    • In May 1933 25,000 'un-German' books were burned
      • This protest was activated by Goebbels
    • In July 1933 all parties except the Nazis were banned from the Reichstag.
    • The Night of The Long Knives
      • All political opponents inside the Nazi party were killed
        • They often consisted of Nazis making Hitler keep to his socialist promises.
          • Hitler defined himself as 'a socialist when it suited him'
      • 150 leaders of SA were killed
    • President Hindenburg, Hitler's biggest opposition, died on the 2nd of August 1934
    • In February 1935 Goering was ordered to establish Luftwaffe, the German Air force.
    • In May 1936 Germany reoccupied the Rhineland. This is in clear violation of the Treaty of Versailles
    • In 1936 the Hitler Youth was made compulsory for all German boys


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