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How did the Munich Putsch help Hitler?

On 9 November 1923, Hitler, Ludendorff and 3000 SA men marched on Munich's army
headquarters. On the way they met a police barricade which opened fire, killing sixteen
Nazis. Hitler was arrested and sentenced to five years imprisonment. Ludendorff was

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Hitler realised that he would not gain power by rebellion. He began a new strategy ­ to
gain power by being elected.

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What led to and how did Hitler become
Weak Weimar Government
The 1923 crisis began when Germany missed a reparations payment. This situation spiralled out
of control and once again the German people were unhappy and in financial difficulty, so
uprisings occurred throughout the country.


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How did and what led to Hitler become
Reichstag Fire, 1933
In 1933 the Reichstag was set of fire. Inside, police found a young Dutch communist Van
de Lubbe. Van der Lubbe confessed to the arson however he was later executed. Many
people believe that this…

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Trade Unions were banned
Trade unions were abolished as they were anti-Nazi and exercising more power over the
workers than he could and more big businesses supported Hitler and Hitler has control of

Hindenburg's death
When Hindenburg died Hitler didn't bother having an election and…

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Slimming was not permitted
Following fashion and wearing make-up was frowned upon.

How were groups in Nazi Germany
A number of minority groups were persecuted by the Nazis for the reasons of:
Social Darwinism
That the Aryan Race is naturally better and that it's only natural for…

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Did Germany Benefit from Nazi Ruling?
And who benefited?
Unemployment fell from 6 million in January '33 to 300,000 by January '39

Big Businesses
Big Business were able to impose wage cuts without worry about strikes
occurring, there for they could reduce their workers' wages as much…

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As trade unions were banned, strikes were banned, so they were unable to expose
their opinions on the low wages and therefore had to work for whatever they got
for a substantial amount of hours

German Opposition. And why there little
The Nazi's had a lot of…

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i cant seem to open this document.... :(

Emily Edwards


This is really helpful thankyou!

L Lawliet


Thanks - this is really thorough and very historically accurate. :)

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