Rise of Hitler and the Nazis

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  • Rise of Hitler and the Nazis
    • The Nazi Party 1924-28
      • Nazi method to win support
        • Mein Kampf
          • Hitler's autobiography promoted his aims and became best seller
        • Propaganda
          • Josef Goebbels managed Nazi propaganda and targeted specific groups
          • Posters and newspapers
            • Posters got their messages across. Newspapers explained ideas in depth
        • Rallies
          • Regularly held rallies with military style marches and powerful speeches from Hitler
          • Very popular with young supporters
        • Meetings
          • Ran evening clases to train members in public speaking so they could spread Nazi ideas
        • Fear
          • Forced people to support the Nazis and if they refused, they would get killed
    • Hitler becomes Chancellor
      • Franz von Papen
        • Started to negotiate with Hitler when von Schleicher became Chancellor
        • He persuaded Hindenburg that Hitler could be controlled
          • This helped as Hindenburg thought the Nazis was too violent and this was why he didn't appoint Hitler eventhough the Nazis became the biggest party
      • 25 point programme
        • Written to different German Society e.g. Upper, middle and working class
      • Hitler's appeal
        • Brilliant speaker and strong leader
          • Toured Germany and met people and made powerful speeches
          • Promised to smash Communists and end unemployment
            • Trusted Hitler as he gave them hope and encouragement Showed that they can depend on him
              • Blamed the Jews for being responsible
          • Blamed the Jews for being responsible
        • Appealed to women
    • Wall Street Crash
      • Effects on Germany
        • How Wall Street Crash helped Hitler become Chancellor
          • Hitler becomes Chancellor
            • Franz von Papen
              • Started to negotiate with Hitler when von Schleicher became Chancellor
              • He persuaded Hindenburg that Hitler could be controlled
                • This helped as Hindenburg thought the Nazis was too violent and this was why he didn't appoint Hitler eventhough the Nazis became the biggest party
            • 25 point programme
              • Written to different German Society e.g. Upper, middle and working class
            • Hitler's appeal
              • Brilliant speaker and strong leader
                • Toured Germany and met people and made powerful speeches
                • Promised to smash Communists and end unemployment
                  • Trusted Hitler as he gave them hope and encouragement Showed that they can depend on him
                • Appealed to women
            • Hitler's seats went up as unemployment increased
              • He promised to create thousands of jobs
            • Nazi Party gave them hope and purpose so many joined
            • Blamed Jews and Communists
            • He said only Nazis could restore low and order
            • Nazi Election Promises
          • The values of shares collapsed and American had to end their loans to Germany and were asked to pay back.
            • Stopped paying reparations since America stopped the loans
          • German business men had to close their businesses as they were reliant on US loans.
          • 6 million unemployed by 1932. Government had to cut benefits and families suffered poverty
          • Weimar blamed for being too dependent on US loans and criticised for not dealing with effects of depression

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