The consolidation of power

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  • The consolidation of power
    • Appointment
      • By logic Hitler could be used for authoritatian rule
    • Obstacles at first
      • only 3 Nazis in cross cabinet
      • Army
      • Civil service, churche's
        • Lefties= trade unions
    • Gleichschaltung
      • Most 'non Nazis' supported the persecution of communists
      • Lack of organisation from left
        • Communists- crisis of capitalism
        • SPD scared
      • Legal means
        • Enabling Act 1933
          • 4 years dictatorship- pass laws, alter constitution
          • Needed catholic influnecne
            • threats by SA
            • bribery- edu
          • 44 votes to 94
      • Propoganda
        • Legitimise regime
        • Bow to Hindenburg
          • Got 2/3 vote to alter const
      • Frick- dissolved state governments
      • Restoration of civil service
    • Terror
      • 1933 Elections- 43%^
      • KPD banned- camps
      • 1934 NOLK
        • Rohm- against Hitler
        • Hitler was pragmatic- ready to make short term compromises for the long run
    • Conservative help
  • 50k SA men raiding KPD HQ
    • Communists- crisis of capitalism
  • 1933- Reichstag fire
    • Legal means
      • Enabling Act 1933
        • 4 years dictatorship- pass laws, alter constitution
        • Needed catholic influnecne
          • threats by SA
          • bribery- edu
        • 44 votes to 94
    • Emergency decrees used
      • Right to free speech gone
      • Police powers to detain
      • Government control over Lander
      • Goebelles
        • Presented decree as legal
    • Terror
      • 1933 Elections- 43%^
      • KPD banned- camps
      • 1934 NOLK
        • Rohm- against Hitler
        • Hitler was pragmatic- ready to make short term compromises for the long run
  • 150k -200k camps

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