The rise of Hitler 1918-33 Dates

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November 1918
Germany is defeated in the First World War; a republic is declared
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June 1919
The Weimar republic is forced to accept the harsh treaty of Versailles
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January 1923
French and Belgian troops invade the Ruhr, the consequence is massive inflation
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November 1923
Hitler attempts the Munich Putsch and fails
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February 1924
Hitler is imprisoned in Landsberg Fortress (released in early December)
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October 1929
Wall street crash leads to unemployment in Germany
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March 1930
Muller's grand coalition collapses and Bruning becomes chancellor
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September 1930
Nazis win 107 seats in elections (18.3% of the vote)
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February 1932
Unemployment reaches 6 million
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April 1932
Hindenburg beats Hitler in the presidential elections
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June 1932
Von Papen replaces Bruning as chancellor
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July 1932
Nazis win 230 reichstag seats becoming the largest single party
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November 1932
Nazis win 196 Reichstag seats - a sign that their support has passed its peak
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December 1932
Von Schleicher becomes chancellor
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January 1933
Hitler becomes chancellor
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February 1933
Reichstag Fire is blamed on the communists
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March 1933
Nazi party wins 288 Reichstag seats and the enabling act gives Hitler dictatorial powers for four years
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The Weimar republic is forced to accept the harsh treaty of Versailles

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June 1919

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French and Belgian troops invade the Ruhr, the consequence is massive inflation

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Hitler attempts the Munich Putsch and fails

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Hitler is imprisoned in Landsberg Fortress (released in early December)

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