Hitler's rise to power

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Why did Von Papen want hitler to become chancellor?
to stabilise the shaky coalition government and so Hitler would support him in the reichstag
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When was the Reichstag fire?
27th February 1933
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Who was arrested for the reichstag fire and why?
A dutch communist, van der Lubbe so that Hitler could expose communists as if they were trying to overthrow the government
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What did the enabling act allow Hitler to do?
Make whatever laws he wanted without approval from the Reichstag for 4 years
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What did the enabling act prevent?
Communists voting/not counted.
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What happened after the enabling act?
people arrested without trial, political parties banned, trade unions replaced with the Nazi Labour front and strikes were made illegal
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When was the night of the long knives?
30th June 1933
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How many people did the SS kill?
400
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Why did Hitler want to get rid of the SA?
Because he wanted support of the army, but they wouldn't support him if he was with the SA because they were intimidated by them
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What did Rohm want the nazis to be about?
The working people, less about big business.
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When did Hindenburg die?
August 1934
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What did Hitler declare himself as when Hindenburg died?
Fuhrer and gave himself all the powers of president to the chancellor's role
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