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How Did Hitler Gain Power in 1933?

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How Did Hitler Gain Power in 1933? How did Hitler fail ten years earlier but succeed in 1933? Well there are many factors that helped Hitler along the way. In the 1930's the Nazis went form strength to strength. In 1930 the Nazis lead a campaign, which they got 107 seats in the Reichstag more than in the previous years. In 1932 a lot of good things happened for Hitler. One was that he stood for to be the president of Germany against Hindenburg. He may have lost but Hitler achieved 13 million votes. Also Hindenburg appointed his advisor Von Papen as the chancellor but the army didn't like him so to avoid a revolt Hindenburg sacked Von Papen as chancellor. ...read more.

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The Wall Street crash may of happened in Americas but it had huge effect on Germany who was receiving a yearly loan to do two things. One was to help Germany get back on its feet the second was to help pay off war reparations. The death of Streseman was a factor that made the Wall Street crash ten times worse. This was because Streseman was the man with the vision. The man who helped the late twenties be the Golden age of Germany. The Reichstag Fire also had a part to play. This was the event that contributed to the people hated the communists. In February of 1933 a fire was started. The man who did the time for it was Van de Lubbe a mentally ill communist. ...read more.

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After Hitler gained power he used force and fear to keep control by getting the Germans that there are spies everywhere and arresting people who bad mouth about the Nazis or Hitler. He used the SA the Gestapo and propaganda to do this. Also the Enabling Law helped Hitler. This meant that could ban the Communists from the Reichstag. It also meant that Hitler could pass a law, which meant that only Nazis could stand for the elections. I personally think that it was all of these things but especially the Wall Street Crash and the death of Streseman. The points I have made are only the main ones there are plenty of other elements. Everyone has different opinions about how Hitler came to power so this is only my opinion as to how Hitler came to power in 1933. By Sarah Doyle ...read more.

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