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The Wall Street Crash and Hitler

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The Wall Street Crash was the main reason Hitler got into power. Do you agree? The Wall Street Crash, in October 1929, had a massive finacial impact over the USA, when they start to recall their loans, which listed Germany really badly. This is how unemployment rises due to firms going bankrupt and the Great Depression begins. This is when The Nazi Party takes advantage and promise people they would get them jobs, ignore the Treaty of Versailles, solve aconomic problems, making Germany a great country again. People's anger, made them support more extreme political parties, such as The Nazi Party. As rich people were against the Communists, who wanted to share the money, they were supporting the Nazi so they had strong and rich people to support them. ...read more.


Josef Goebells was in charge of the propaganda. The recently developed media had a massive impact on people's decisions, influenced them and even made them support the Nazi. Using clearer and simpler messages, their ideas stuck into German people's minds. Their organization also impressed people because at that time, during The Depression, they felt and needed an organized political power which they could trust and put their hopes in. The SA, Brown Shirts and parades convinced them that the Nazi party were trustworthy. The Nazi promised the people to make Germany a great country again, attitude which exalted the nation and fulfilled its ultimate dream. Hitler had outstanding empathic skills which heloped him identify the people's goals with his leadership. ...read more.


Of course rich people dreaded the idea of having to share their hard-worked money with the unemployed. Papen and Hitler's deal also had a massive impact on Hitler's political importance as he managed, using his charisma and strategy policy to get the role that led him and gave him the power to declare himself Dictator. The Nazi party also had the change to bring their ideas to life. Yes, the Wall Street Crash was an important factor that helped Hitler rise to power. However, I think that the political deal between Papen and Hitler had a more crucial role. The reason for which this was a key factor was that it gave Hitler the power he needed to accomplish his vision of becoming the dictator of Germany. Therefore, he succeeded in pursuing his ideas by controlling the masses with his notorious hypnotic speech skills. ...read more.

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