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Why did Hitler Come To Power?

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Why did Hitler Come To Power? In 1933, Hitler the leader of the NSDAP (National Socialist German Workers Party) became the Chancellor of Germany which was in crisis at the time. I will try to explore some of the reasons why he progressed in gaining this position. After the Treaty of Versailles, Germanys' government was a coalition of two political parties. The government was part Social Demarcates and part Peoples Parties these governments both were in favor of the Treaty of Versailles and wanted Germany to pay back their reparations. The Weimar Republic was set up mainly to help Germany out of their economic crisis at that time. Germany lost a lot of its land and the German people very hostile towards current government. Hitler exploited the weakness of the government. Germany also had other economic problems as they were paying reparations to France and Britain and they did not have enough resources due to the Treaty of Versailles. ...read more.


German people felt betrayed by its government. The Nationalists and Hitler's Nazi party then joined together to form a national opposition. They then proposed a law which was against Germany paying any more reparations and insisted that the Minister to be disciplined for agreeing to the treaty. The proposal for a national referendum took place. But only small turnout which was not nears the 21 million that was required by the constitution. This helped Hitler's Nazi party to be known to German people as a major contender in future. Hitler party had a very clear ideology. The Nazi ideology was based on Darwin's theory of natural selection. Hitler considered Aryans as a race that were born to domimnate. He believed that the strong should not be pulled back by the weak. Hitler made old fashion German lifestyle seem important in the times where Germany was powerful in Europe. Hitler's party the Nazi saw the Weimar government as a failure because of the Treaty of Versailles. ...read more.


Hitler is leader of the largest party in Germany he has full rights to form a government. Hitler would not except any position accept Chancellor. 1932 the Nazi support began to decline. Papen the chancellor at the time began to think that support for the Nazis was at its peak. Papen then resigned at this time Schleicher was chancellor. Schleicher could not brig stability to the government. Papen wanted to come back into office he was a close friend of President Hindenburg and convinced him that they could control Hitler. In the early months Hitler was appointed chancellor by Hindenburg and Papen vice chancellor. In conclusion Hitler came to power for many reasons they were all split into different areas such as economic, social, Nazi and previous government all of these factors contributed to him coming to power and making his ideology as well as the Nazi ideology being implemented in German society at this time. This was the correct time due to fact that the Treaty of Versailles contributed to his popularity which convinced German peoples that he as the one to help them. ...read more.

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