Hitlers rise to power

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  • Created on: 21-04-15 22:40

1929 Wallstreet crash

This meant that USA loans were needed to be returned, leading to poverty in Germany once again. This meant people became unemployed or earning little money, and so looked to Hitlers party for change, as the Weimar Republic had let them down again.

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Nazi promises

Nazi promises included:

▪️Ignoring the treaty of Versailles (many were angry)

▪️Supplying jobs for the unemployed

▪️Making Germany a better country

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The nazi party gained support by organising rallies and were supported by big businesses.

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The SA

the stop troopers/brow shirts organised parades and uniform, and also persuaded people to vote for the Nazi party, manipulating voters.

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Georrbles, a naziwho believed Hitler to be the messiah, was in charge of propaganda. This meant the media was manipulated towards the favour of the nazi party, through posters, radio, films and newspapers etc.

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Fear of communism

The rich did not want to lose their money, however, communism was becoming more popular as people turned to extrtreems and many became unemployed.

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Weak opposition

The National Socialist (Nazi) party and the Social Decomcratic (communist) party hated each other and so did not join. As a result of proportional representAtional as well, opposition was very weak.

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1933 The Political Deal

In 1932 Von Papen was appointed Chancellor, however failed to get the ReichtG to come to conclusions due to proportional representation. Von sickie her than replaced him and failed, and Hindenburg was reluctant to elect Hiter as Chancellor as he did not like Hitler or the Nazi party. However, in 1933 Hitler and Von Papen made a deal meaning that should hitter become chancellor, Von Papen would be next in power, and Schliecher powerless, as revenge. Von Papen and Hindenburg believed they could control Hitler.

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