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Rise and Rule of Hitler

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Rise and Rule of Hitler Bierhalle Putsch: Even though the Putsch was a failure and Hitler was arrested, the resulting trial was a success for Hitler. Not only did he get only have to serve a few months in a low security prison, but Hitlers ideals were broadcast to millions. The trial was seen by the whole of Germany and hitler used it to his advantage. During his short term in prison, while writing his book "mein Kampf" Hitler rethought the parties strategy and decided that if the Nazi party was going to achieve power through election, rather than overthrowing the government. ...read more.


This is in fact what happened in 1929. The events of 1929 were key to the rise of the Nazi party. The two main events were the death of Gustav Stressemann and the wall street crash. The wall street crash put Germany into economic depression. All the funding from the USA was withdrawn. Hitler used this to advantage, prosmising solutions to Germany's problems. These extreme policies which included blaming the Jewish germans for all of Germany's did not work before 1929 in the golden area. Germany was once again flourishing and most Germans had no reason to join parties which such extreme policies. ...read more.


"Within two months we will have pushed Hitler so far in the corner that he'll squeak," Papen boasted In the end he had no choice but to give the position to Hitler, incorrectly thinking he would be able to control him very easily, and on the 30th January Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany. However, even in this position of power, Hitler didn't have abosolute power. To achieve this, two months later in March 1933, Hitler passed the enabling act, giving him dictatorial powers, able to pass laws without consulting the Reichstag. After this law was past, Hitler quickly put Nazi officials in all high ranking government positions and made a law against the formation of new parties. This made Germany and single party state in which Hitler had absolute power. ...read more.

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