The factors behind Hitler's Rise To Power

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In this essay I will be explaining the different factors that helped Hitler come to power in 1933. I agree with this statement because there are many sources that confirm that as the number of     unemployment went up, the number of seats of Nazis in the Weimar Republic went up as well. The main contributing factor for Adolf Hitler's rise to power in Germany was due to the Treaty of Versailles, which saw Germany face territorial losses, reparations for the damage caused by WW1, and the blame for starting WW1. However, there were many other contributing factors which aided Hitler's rise to power, such as his exceptional personality, his use of aggressive propaganda, the Great Depression, the weakness of the Weimar Government, and the use of efficient and special tactics by the Nazi Party. The first factor which helped Hitler rise to power was the long term hatred and deep anger about the First World War and the Treaty of Versailles created an underlying bitterness which made him get more supporters in Germany.

Germany used to be a very strong wealthy country until world war one started and the Germans were forced to follow a treaty called the treaty of Versailles. The treaty of Versailles was a peace treaty signed at the end of World War I between Germany and the Allies. It was negotiated during the Paris Peace Conference held in Versailles beginning January 18, 1919. Woodrow Wilson for United States, David Lloyd George for Great Britain and Georges Clemenceau for France. When the Germans heard about the Treaty of Versailles, they felt pain and anger. They felt it was unfair. They had not been allowed to take part in the talks but instead they had just been told to sign the treaty.

After WWI, Germany was in an extremely unpleasant state, also known as the depression. For instance, things didn’t really improve when it had been forced, by the Treaty of Versailles, to take full blame for the war. This meant that Germany would have to pay reparations for all of the other countries. Reparations were even harder to pay since Germany was in the depression period. Not to mention a brand new government. Nazis hated the "unfair" Treaty of 1919. The Nazis were ready to risk war to change the Treaty. Germany was searching for an answer to its impossible problems, and Adolf Hitler claimed he knew the answers to all their problems. Deep anger about the First World War and the Treaty of Versailles created a long term hatred to which Hitler’s viciousness and his policy of wanting to expand Germany appealed, so they gave him support. Especially as the number of unemployment increased because one of Hitler’s main promises was to make more jobs for the unemployed.

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One of the main ways that Germany got popular with the crowd was because of Hitler’s speaking ability and most importantly, making himself believable. He was a very public man. For example he was always in the crowd delivering his powerful speeches. They seemed to represent Hitler’s strong personality and leadership skills which was one of the main reasons Nazis won the heart of many voters. Germany needed a strong powerful leader because of the consequences they had suffered from the treaty of Versailles. As a result of Hitler’s hard work with the public, the Nazis gained a substantial amount ...

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