The Reasons For Hitlers Rise To Power History Essay

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The reasons for Hitler’s rise to power essay
1. The treaty of Versailles
2. Weaknesses in the Weimar republic= hyperinflation, occupation of the Ruhr, the great depression, economic downturn, fear of communism, wall st crash, extremism on the rise
3. Nazi party organisation, Hitler appealed to all classes, being able to deal will the communists, SA, Harzburg front
4. Tactical skills
5. Hitler
Role of Hindenburg- used article 48, authoritarian leadership, a form of presidential dictatorship formed, appointed Hitler chancellor with the belief that he could be controlled
Introduction: The rise of the Nazi Party (NSDAP) was swift and far from certain. Support for Hitler and his Nazi Party only took off after the full impact of the Wall Street Crash (October 1929) was felt on Weimar Germany. Up to this point the Nazis had been a noisy but far from important part of the Reichstag that was dominated by the Socialists parties along with the traditional nationalist parties found in Weimar at the time. However, the great leap in unemployment throughout Weimar Germany and the seeming inability of the Weimar government to be able to control it mean that those without hope turned to the Nazi Party or to the Communist Party. It can be argued that without the economic chaos caused by the Wall Street Crash, the Nazis may have remained a small and politically insignificant party. However, Hitler put his case to the German people in very simple terms: other Weimar politicians when given the chance of saving Germany had failed
The Treaty of Versailles-One of the main influencing factors for the rise of Hitler, was the treaty of Versailles. If the Treaty of Versailles had not been so harsh to Germany and the people, Hitler would not have had enough anger to make such a large population so hateful towards the Allies. The signing of the Treaty of Versailles created lots of anger towards the new Weimar Government. Germany, specifically the military, had felt they had been stabbed in the back as they were expecting a much fairer treaty as the Kaiser had abdicated, the new republic needed support to regain stability, Germany was not to blame for the war and Wilsons 14 points were being considered as the frame of the treaty. Terms of the treaty were harsh including war guilt, significant reparations, harsh military restrictions and territorial losses, possession of all Germanies colonies etc. The large reparations from the Treaty left Germany broke and in extreme debt. To fix this they attempted to pay for it all by printing more money, therefore decreasing the value of their currency. The territorial losses of the Rhineland also impacted on the economy as the Rhineland was Germany's main industrial area. Unable to manufacture at the levels pre-war, Germany was left hopeless Hitler used the anger and hopelessness of the people to gain support using his public speaking abilities. The treaty charged Germany with war guilt meaning they had to pay reparations coming to ab...


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