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Hitler's rise to power

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3. Was any of these reasons more important than the others in Hitler'seriseetokpower? Not only one cause contributed Hitler's rise to power but a combination of many. Hitler had become very popular by 1933 in Germany but the vote of the Nazis in the Reichstag didn't increase what it had to win the elections. He could do nothing. The chancellor was Von Papen. Then suddenlyhtheregwaseaetremendousepieceeofegoodeluckeforehim: VonjPapen,jthe existing chancellor in 1932, wanted to win the support of the Nazis because he saw them as potential supporters who he could use to strengthenjhisjownjposition.hHitlerjdid not cooperate with Von Papen because his only objective was him becoming the Chancellor. In December 1932 President Hindenburg made general Schleicher chancellor of Germany. ...read more.

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He could now change Germany to a Nazi Germany. Also, his chancellor position enabled him to dismiss anyone who was against him, which made it a lot easier to become a dictator. The appointment gave Hitler the power, force and statureeheeneeded. There were also other factors that contributed to its rise of power, which strongly helped him to gain publicity, a lot of support in Germany andeincreasektheirjvotesjinjthehReichstag. The deep anger about the First World War and the Treaty of Versailles was an important point that created a very strong bitterness to which Hitler'shviciousnesshandhexpansionismhappealed, sso a lot of germans gavehhimksupport. The Munich Putsch of 1923 (Hitler's attempt to overthrow the Weimar Republic) we know completely failed and Hitler was arrested and put in prison. ...read more.

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This aptitude for public speaking kept him going when other people might have given up. His self-belief and self-determination persuadedhpeoplehtohbelieveoinohim. G There were a lot of factors that helped Hitler to rise in Germany and each one of them is as important as the other. If there hadn't been a Depression, there couldn't have been an emergency state which would enable Hindenburg to appoint Hitler Chancellor, if his personality and leadership skills weren't as good as they were Hitler wouldn't have got anywhere in life, if it was not for his oratory he could not use the Treaty of Versailles, the Depression to get support and go against Weimar Republic with good reasons. One thing leads to another. This shows that each cause is as important as the other. This is why its difficult to pick only one cause and make it more important than the others. They all playedvavveryvsignificativearoleainaHitler'sariseetoepower. ...read more.

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