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Outline the main reasons why the Nazis came to power.
FAILINGS OF THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC: Proportional representation, Treaty of Versailles, Hyperinflation (think economic), appeal of Nazis, Propaganda, Violence. *Political miscalculation
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... Appeal of Nazis...
Simplistic and vague propositions appealed during hardship, promised jobs for 6M unemployed, Return to former glory - manipulated younger generation, Rid T of V, Presidential campaign (flight) credible candidate 12M votes 12 cities/6 days
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What did the Treaty of Versailles consist of?
Loss of Industrial land, Rhineland was demilitarised, Humiliation, £6.6 bn Reparations, Loss of territory (Alsace Lorraine was given to France) *Armed forces limited to 100,000, 6 battleships and 15,000 Navy and Political Miscalculation.
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Outline the characteristics of Nazi Ideology.
Racially Pure Aryans (superior race), Positive Stereotypes: German Farmers occupied a view of Germany's past; the people's community existed in rural areas.
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Negative Stereotypes: Jews and Communists were seen to pollute society as they were regarded as 'greedy, cunning and motivated by selfish means', they were used as the scapegoat for practically all economic and political problems which existed.
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Struggle, Violence and War - struggle claimed for justification of all actions carried out by the Nazis.
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