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In what ways did the events of November 1923 change the political views of Hitler and the policies of the Nazi Party in the years up to 1930?

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In what ways did the events of November 1923 change the political views of Hitler and the policies of the Nazi Party in the years up to 1930? The events of November 1923 changed the political views of Hitler and the policies of the Nazi Party. Before the Putsch Hitler was known locally and only in Bavaria. He was a member of the Bavarian Party but he was not a national figure. This was a significant reason for the Putsch's failure. However, there are also many things which didn't change. Hitler had been arrested and his trial received large amounts of publicity which meant that Hitler's fame spread to parts of Germany where he was not well known. ...read more.

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By writing Mein Kampf he also gave the Nazi party an ideology, a bit like a Nazi bible. After the failure of the Putsch Hitler was forced to change and his main aim was to create a National Movement. He decided to use the legal instead of the violent approach by winning elections and by being democratic. "We will have to hold our noses and enter the Reichstag". However, he kept the SA, this stayed the same policy as before, Hitler still used violence and intimidation, to fight off the Communists who the rich people feared because they were becoming quite powerful. Many people gave the Nazis a very large amount of money so that they would fight their election campaigns. ...read more.

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Hitler presented his ideas using Propaganda, and he made Goebbels his propaganda minister. However, by 1928 the Nazis lacked support and still only had 12 seats in the election. Therefore, other events helped the Nazi Party to change. The trigger for support was the crisis of 1929. Stressemann died in October 1929, just before the Wall Street Crash and the German people had no credible politician to believe in. This disastrous Wall Street Crash created a dramatic rise in unemployment. By 1930, the Nazis were the second largest party (they gained 100 seats in the election). Therefore, the Nazi party changed in many ways over this period. It became more respectable. They would use democracy, and their appeal was broadened. However, although the methods changed, what Hitler said he was going to do didn't. ...read more.

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