Slides in this set
Drexler founded German Worker's party 1919.
Against a background of growing Weimar turmoil changed name to:
National Socialist German Worker's party (NSDAP).
Hofbrauhaus meeting 1920 25 point manifesto:
Revision of Versailles
Destruction of the establishment
Creation of a national community
NSDAP NOT JUST A SPLINTER PARTY
Hitler, Rohm, Rosenberg, Eckart.
Throughout 1920's NSDAP
became one of the more
recognisable splinter groups of
July 1921 Hitler becomes
Chairman of NSDAP.
Creates the SA para-military
wing of the party.
Thuggery primarily aimed at
the Communists.…read more
MUNICH (BEER HALL) PUTSCH 1923
The 55,000 members had been attracted by the `catch all manifesto' and
Ruhr crisis and refusal of Baravia to arrest nationalists = Nazi believe its right
time to seize power:
Ludendorff was to be proclaimed president.
Attempted coup = shambles
Court = platform to air radical ideas.
Judges = sympathetic (gave min of 5 years).
Hitler's world view: Anti-Semitism, Lebensraum and destruction of