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Select and explain the most important factors that lead up to Hitler's rise to power in 1933.

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Select and explain the most important factors that lead up to Hitler's rise to power in 1933 Hitler was perhaps the most important figure in modern history. He led the Axis armies in Europe, he killed millions of Jews, homosexuals, gypsies, and other minority groups that he felt should be exterminated. Although he was a dictator of Germany he was voted into power in 1933. It is incredible to think today that a man of such obvious evil should be voted into power. In 1928 the Nazi party only had 12 seats in the Reichstag; in 1932 the Nazi party had 230 seats. This is a huge increase over less than 10 years it shows that vast outside factors must have affected Germany to change so many votes. Several factors here vital to and lead up to the rise to power of Hitler. After the WWI the treaty of Versailles was signed. This was a peace treaty of a kind but it is more punishment to Germany for losing war; much land on its west to France and Belgium and ...read more.


Companies could not pay there worker and many were made redundant times were bad for the Germans they were Hungary and poor so people stared to turn to extremist parties they felt it was the only way out for many this was the nazis. This lead to the failure of the Weimar republic. During the economic crises the government was a coalition led by a social demarcate, he did not have a majority so decisions to deal with. During the economic crises the government was led by a social democrat, the democrats did not have the majority to deal with: unemployment, the homeless and the general economic crisis. It was so slow the only real decisions that were made were thought the Hindimburg using Article 48. This allowed the president to over rule the Reichstag however decisions were still made very slowly. Mean while the Nazis could say look what democracy has given you and promote the idea of a dictatorship and the nazi party they also set up soup kitchens saying that they are doing more than the Weimar republic already. ...read more.


poorer and poorer they stared to look for radical solutions the democratic parties did not have a chance with democracy noting to say for its self and out of all the radical solutions Hitler's policies inspired the patriotic nature of a nation in crises and told them it was not there fault but gave them scapegoats to blame for the state of Germany. This all gave Hitler support witch he used to get into power witch was used in the worse ways. So I believe that treaty of Versailles coupled with the reparations forced on to Germany this set up every thing for Hitler. Without them there would not be the environment for a radical party like the Nazis to be of any significance. Although it is debatable weather it was bad luck with the Wall Street crash, I feel that a loaded gun is bound to go off and there would off been a rise of the extreme right or left with the treaty of Versailles and reparations in place. All the other points were just an aid to this. ...read more.

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