The rise of the Nazi Party and its consolidation of power, 1929 - 1934


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Why was the Weimar government weak?
The 33 parties could not agree, so the President had to constantly intervene (article 48).
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How did the Treaty of Versailles (article 231) impact Germany?
Meant no airforce, army reduced to 100,000, smaller navy, Rhineland taken away and forced to pay £6.6 M.
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What was the Munich Putsch?
In 1923 Hitler tried to instigate a revolution in Munich, but it failed resulting in the imprisonment of Hitler.
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What were the consequences of the Munich Putsch?
People began to take notice of Hitler and he realised the revolution doesn't work.
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How did the Wall Street Crash impact Germany?
6 M unemployed, production halved.
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What did the Wall Street Crash do for the Nazis?
Nazi promises to stop communism and guide Germany to prosperity gained support,
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How were the Nazis successful?
Hitler's 25pt plan, Joseph Goebbles and propaganda, the use of the SA.
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How many seats did the Nazis hold in the 1930 election?
107.
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How many seats did the Nazis hold in the July 1932 election?
230.
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How many seats did the Nazis hold in the November 1932 election?
196.
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What was the political scheming?
Von Papen schemed with Hindenberg to abolish the Weimer Government, he convinced Hindenberg to make Hitler Chancellor.
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When was Hitler appointed Chancellor?
30th January 1933.
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When was the Reichstag fire?
27th February 1933.
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How did the Reichstag fire help the Nazis?
A Dutch Communist, van der Lubbe, was caught, Hitler used this to ban communist from the Government.
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How many seats did the Nazis hold in the March 1933 election?
288.
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When was the Enabling act passed?
23rd March 1933.
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What was the Night of the Long Knives?
SA want to take over the army, Hitler cannot afford to annoy the businessmen or the army, so the SS murders 400 SA members, including its leader Röhm.
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When did Hitler become Fuhrer?
19th August 1934.
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