How did Hitler create a dictatorship January 1933 to August 1934?

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How did Hitler create a dictatorship, January 1933- August 1934? Event, date and what happened?How did this help Hitler gain greater control over Germany?The Reichstag Fire- a week before the March election. On February 27th, the Reichstag burned down. A young Dutch Communist, Marinus van der Lubbe, a former Communist was found nearby with firelighters and matchsticks. He was tries and executed for setting the Reichstag on fire.  In order to deal with the situation, President Hindenburg gave Hitler power, using which he passed an emergency law called “The Decree for the Protection of the People and the State.” This law stripped parties of their freedom of speech. It also restricted the freedom of the Press. Parties were not allowed to hold meetings and also
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restricted the power of state authorities.This helped Hitler to eliminate his biggest enemy the Communists who were also a threat to his rise to power. The Decree for the Protection of the People and the State also helped him in many ways as he could get the critics of Nazi arrested without any trial and reduce the opposition that hae was facing.  The March 1933 Election- The March election took place under the eye of the Nazi which was a really tensed environment. The Nazis gained 340 seats which was just under 50%. After gaining most of the seats, Hitler ...

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