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The weak Weimar government was a major factor in Hitler's rise to power, however it was not the only reason
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The weak Weimar government was a major factor in Hitler rise to power, however it was not the only reason
The weak Weimar government was a major factor in Hitler rise to power, however it was not the only reason. Hitler's use of aggressive propaganda and his use of fear in terror in the people was also a tactic that strongly helped his cause. Weaknesses in the Weimar that particularly helped Hitler's rise were the weak foundations that the republic was built on. The roles of the conservative elite's in German society were a strong influence on the downfall of the Weimar and the rise of the Nazis. The final and most influential factor was the great depression, this further added to the republic's problems and the Nazis blamed all of Germany's economic and social problems on the Weimar governments.
The Weimar was a rushed and often referred to as a 'mistaken democracy'. Its been said "The dysfunctional nature of Weimar democracy ... aided in the rise of Nazism. The Weimar republic started in chaos, spent much of its short life in chaos, and dissolved without putting up much resistance." The treat of communism that had taken
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