Hitlers Germany 1929-1939

Summarisation of the Key Topic: How did Hitler change Germany from a democracy to a dictatorship and then reinforce this?

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How did Hitler change Germany from a democracy to a dictatorship, 19331934,
and then reinforce this?

The Reichstag Fire
Once he was Chancellor, Hitler took steps to completely take over Germany.
One of these was to gain a majority in the Reichstag and to do this he…

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of trade union officials. Unions were banned and workers became part of the
German Labour Front.

On 30 June 1934, on the Night of the Long Knives, the SA was disbanded. Once
he gained power, Hitler's priority was to rid himself of possible rivals. Rohm, the

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unionists, churchmen and any critisisers of the Nazis were sent to these camps,
and very few emerged alive. The camps were run by the SS unit, the Death

The Media
No books could be published without Goebbels permission
In 1933 a book burning was organised where…


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