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1

Why do the nazis gain power?

1926-goebbels in charge of propaganda
1928-17 seats
1930- Hindenburg lets chancellor use article 48, people lose confidence in the government
1932- hitler 4-5 rallies per day
1932-230 seats

2

How did the nazis do in July 1932?

37.5% of votes, biggest party in reichstag

3

Why was hitler Denied the chance to be chancellor, even though the nazis were the biggest party and who was elected instead?

Hindenburg hated hitler, he elected Von papen instead

4

Who replaced Von papen?

Von schleicher, the members of the reichstag didn’t like Von papen, they didn’t like Von Schleicher either

5

What deal did hitler make

He would be chancellor and Von papen vice, Hindenburg reluctantly agreed, 30th jan 1933- hitler becomes chancellor

6

What problems did hitler have?

Only 2 out of 12 ministers were nazi
Less than half the seats were nazi
Hindenburg could sack hitler at any time

7

Reichstag fire

Feb 1933 Dutch communist van der lubbe is found near to a burning reichstag, hitler blames him and the communists are banned from campaigning

8

Enabling act

March 1933 used article 48 to make decisions without reichstag approval for 4 years removed civil rights and made nazis only party

9

Night of the long knives


The SS were tasked with murdering possible enemies to the nazis, this included Ernst Rohm, the sa leader, as he knew the sa were too strong.

10

Who dies in August 1934

Hindenburg, hitler is now führer

11

What does gleichstaltung mean?

Control of every part of life. Trade unions banned, workers part of nazi union. Boys in hitler youth, no local governments.

12

SS

Led by himmler, they were hitler’s personal bodyguard
Dealt with opposition violently

13

Gestapo

Part of SS led by Heydrich, arrest without trial, political opponents and Jews in concentration camps

14

Legal system

Peoples court put enemies on trial, hitler made all laws, nazis could get away with anything

15

Posters

Cheap and easy

Nazi youth and SS portrayed very well, nazi posters

16

Newspapers

1926 der angriff “the attack” started off weekly and then became daily with the purpose of attacking political opponents and Jews

17

Film

Show hitler in a good way
Aryan
Triumph of the will- 1934 shows nazi Congress in Nuremberg