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Explain why the support for the Nazis' grew so much between 1928 and July 1932?

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Explain why the support for the Nazis' grew so much between 1928 and July 1932? Introduction From 1928 to 1932 the support for the Nazi party grew considerably, mainly due to Hitler's great orator and leadership skills. The Nazis' had great organisation from 1924 and used a great amount of propaganda to arouse support. There were also many key events such as the Wall Street Crash which opened the doors for the Nazis'. Analysis of electoral vote and membership of the nazi party In the general election for the German parliament on 20th may 1928; the nazi party gained no more that 2.6% of the vote. ...read more.


The Nazis' organisation skills from 1924 The use of propaganda to arouse support Hitler's skill as an orator leader The Nazis' put great effort into training speakers. Speakers were licensed by the party to ensure quality and were provided with booklets on policies and propaganda techniques. They used the latest technique such as loud speakers, slide shows, films and even planes. Initially they relied on traditional forms, such as mass rallies, marches in uniform and drill. Music, lighting and the display of disciplined enthusiasm fostered the message as much as the words. Once in power they took great advantage of radio and films. ...read more.


Between 1929 and 1932 the demand for steel, machine goods, shipping and chemicals fell rapidly. The value of German experts fell by 55%. Unemployment rose to 3 million within a year and then leapt to 5 million by the spring of 1931. In mid 1932 there were nearly 6 million registered unemployed with the real total of nearly 8.5million. The German agriculture was already in difficulty; this made farming even worse and the agricultural depression deepened. The farmers supported the Nazis' as did the middle classes who were in panic. Disillusionment Conclusion To conclude, the main reason why they Nazi's became so successful was due to Hitlers great skills. He had learnt a lot while being in prison after the Munich putsch about how to get into power successfully, which he achieved well. ...read more.

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