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Why Were the Nazis Successful in Elections In The 1930's.

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Why Were the Nazis Successful in Elections In The 1930's There are many reasons why Nazi support increases so drastically in the 1930's ranging from the sheer power of Hitler's speeches to the dramatic increase in depression throughout the period of the Wall Street crash and the Nazi take over. In this essay I hope to put across these points and many others. Previous to the boom of Nazi voted in 1932 Nazi votes had been steadily increasing however with many parties an increase as dramatic this would have taken many years but for the Nazis the increase was phenomenal between the years of 1928 and 1930 Nazi votes had risen 16.3% from a measly 12 seats in the Reichstag to a great portion of 107 seats only just behind the biggest proportion held by the Social democrats. ...read more.

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However the same link can be seen between Nazi votes and the unemployment figures from 3,076,000 in 1930 the rate had increased to a staggering 5,603,000 and since the Nazis promised a way out of this Nazi votes increased. However as Nazis vote's increased communist votes greatly decreased since the Nazis promised that there SA's would deal with them they proved that there party were the only ones that could deal with the communists. Previous to Hitler and the Nazi party the Weimar government was weak so weak depression would add to the amount of faults in Germany. German people needed a strong leader and when the Nazis were formed they proved that Hitler was there man. Through a great deal of speeches by the head cheese him self Nazi popularity increased. ...read more.

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Hitler was a much organised man as most Germans were he knew what to do and when to do it, if he needed a perform a speech - he would perform a speech, if he needed to release propaganda - he would release propaganda knowing what to do and what to do at the right time was a great advantage of hitler's and being in the right place at the right time helped him to gain power. However in my opinion the most important reasons for the Nazis success in the 1930's were Hitler and the Great Depression because the great depression lead to many people becoming unemployed Hitler could promising them a easy way out and these desperate unemployed people would easily except this in times of struggle. Hitler a powerful speaker could also talk to anyone and give speeches that would reinforce peoples belief in him all these reasons lead to the Nazi boom in elections in the 1930's ...read more.

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