Why did the NSDAP make such gains in the 1930 election?

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What was the Stab-in-the-Back myth?
The right-wing belief that German army did not lose the war, but it was the fault of the home front.
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What was the right ideologically challenged by?
Communism - people were afraid of what might happen
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Why did a lot of military men support NSDAP?
War Guilt lie; unemployment due to restrictions from Treaty of Versailles; could join the SA
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Why did NSDAP appeal to workers?
Unemployment; Economic depression --> work, freedom and bread
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Why did NSDAP appeal to women?
They perpetuated ideas of women being important figures of the community
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What was the Mittlestand?
The Middle Class
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Why did NSDAP appeal to the Mittlestand?
The economic depression meant shopkeepers had to lower prices due to lack of demand, and many believed their traditional role was under threat
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Why did NSDAP appeal to white-collar workers?
They believed that their established role as non-manual workers was under threat.
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Why did NSDAP appeal to farmers?
Agricultural slump and influence by estate managers
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Why did NSDAP appeal to young people?
High unemployment so no hope for the future, and were disillusioned by traditional politics --> SA activities gave them a role in society
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Why did Protestant groups support NSDAP, but Catholics did not?
Catholics had an organised structure that could counter propaganda. They had a far stronger identity due to persecution in Imperial Germany.
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