NSDAP's use of Propaganda and Violence

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How would propaganda and terror lead to the vote for NSDAP increasing?
It shook the people's confidence in the stability of the Weimar Republic, and propaganda blamed the left-wing, which frightened the middle-classes.
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Who were targeted by the SA and S S?
Communists and other opposition
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Why were violent acts encouraged?
Control of the streets was seen as essential to the expansion of Nazi power. It created an image of unstable society which could be blamed on the communists.
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However, why did Hitler see violence as being partly detrimental to the Nazi cause?
He did not want to put off the middle class who were less radical -> Portray image of a party who could offer ordered government.
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What propaganda techniques were used by NSDAP?
Violence; Scapegoating; Canvassing; Unifying themes; Technology; Mass Suggestion
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What were the 3 main scapegoats?
Communists; Jews; November Criminals (responsible for Armistice and WR)
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What was the Stennes' Revolt?
A revolt led by Walther Stennes after Hitler tried to limit violence in order to appeal to the middle-classes.
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Name 3 unifying themes
German Nationalism ('Make Germany Great Again'); The Fuhrer Cult (Hitler portrayed as German messiah); Volksgemeinschaft (National community united above class)
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How did the Nazi party try to canvass support from the Mittlestand?
Limiting department stores
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How did the Nazi party try to canvass support from the Farmers and Peasants?
Special benefits to offset the collapse of agricultural prices
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How did the Nazi party try to canvass support from Industrialists?
Utilising the fear of Nationalisation
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How did the Nazi party use technology?
They used film, records, radio, loudspeakers and expensive cars to portray a statesman-like image, and get ideas across. They also arranged social events
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