Munich Putsch

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  • The Munich Putsch
    • Result
      • Hitler and three other were put on trial, found guilty of treason and sentenced five years in gaol in Landsberg Castle. 
        • NSDAP were banned but was a weak ban    
          • Hitler recieved 5 years trial which was the minimum sentnce for treason Ludendorf was found not guilty and let ff 
            • the results were not that bad because: Hitlers trial caused free publicity the NSDAP ban was a weak one Hitler was released after 9 moths]Hitler spent in time writing Mein Kamf which became the blueprint of the nazi policies and action--became a guiance to the Nazi as a result of publicity, the NSDAP won 32 seats in the Reichstag in the 1924 elections 
    • Causes
      • • Hyperinflation was making the lives of Germans hard. Hitler wanted to tackle this problem. Member's of the Nazi had grown to 55000, mainly of members from Munich. hitler wanted to make a National impact 
      • • Gustav Stresemann was a good chancellor who seemed to be getting to the top of Germany's economic and international crisis. Hitler needed to act before this unrest died down. 
    • THe Event
      • 8 November 1923, in there was a meeting in the Burgerbrau Keller in Munich by the Bavarian government-- there were 3000 offcials 
        • the three main speakers were von Kahr (head of Bavarian government, Von Siesser (head of Bavarian police) and von Lossow (head of Bavarian army) 
          • Hitler burst in to the venue with 600 SA and shot a bullet at the ceileing and announced he was going to take over the local government 
            • Kahr, Siesser and Lossow were taken to a corner by Hitler and and Ludendorf and confronted. they accepted his decisions and agreed to support them 
              • the next morning the three speakers changed their minds and opposed them    
                • the SA only had 2000 rifles which was far fewer than the local army and the police force 
                  • Hitler pressed on he sent 3000 supported to key buildings around the town, each group supported by the SA 
                    • Hitler, his key supporter and his shock troop (selected members of the SA to form to be his body guard) marched to the town center to announce him the President of Germany 
  • Causes
    • • Hyperinflation was making the lives of Germans hard. Hitler wanted to tackle this problem. Member's of the Nazi had grown to 55000, mainly of members from Munich. hitler wanted to make a National impact 
    • • Gustav Stresemann was a good chancellor who seemed to be getting to the top of Germany's economic and international crisis. Hitler needed to act before this unrest died down. 
  • Result
    • Hitler and three other were put on trial, found guilty of treason and sentenced five years in gaol in Landsberg Castle. 
      • NSDAP were banned but was a weak ban    
        • Hitler recieved 5 years trial which was the minimum sentnce for treason Ludendorf was found not guilty and let ff 
          • the results were not that bad because: Hitlers trial caused free publicity the NSDAP ban was a weak one Hitler was released after 9 moths]Hitler spent in time writing Mein Kamf which became the blueprint of the nazi policies and action--became a guiance to the Nazi as a result of publicity, the NSDAP won 32 seats in the Reichstag in the 1924 elections 
  • • Gustav Stresemann was starting to crack down on extremist political groups. he had already cracked down a left-wing revolt in Saxony. Hitler could see the crackdown of right-wing groups next 
    • hey were met by the police in the Residenzstrasse who open fired at them    
      • Hitler, his key supporter and his shock troop (selected members of the SA to form to be his body guard) marched to the town center to announce him the President of Germany 
      • Graf, Hitlers body guarf trhew himself in fornt of Hitler and was shot by many bullets    
        • 14 of Hitlers supporters and 4 police were killed    
    • Ludendorf was arrested other rebels fled and hid under the beds of a local ladies academy Hitler hid in the house os a friend, 10 miles south from Muich he was later found and arrested 
      • 14 of Hitlers supporters and 4 police were killed    

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