Hitler's rise to power

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Hitler's rise to power

  • Hitler didn't rise to power because of one event, but because of events outside of Germany, strength of the Nazi party, weakness of other parties
  • he became chancellor


  • 1929- American stock exchange collapsed causing economic depression. America called in  all it's foreign loans which destroyed Weimar Germany and unemployment rose to 6m
  • Government expenditure was cut including wages and unemployment pay
  • Bruning couldn't get Reichstag to agree with him so Hindenburg used article 48 to pass measures by decree
  • anger and bitterness helped Nazis gain more support
  • many turned to communism which frightened wealthy businessmen so they financed Hitler's campaign
  • middle class decided that…


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