How hitler became chancellor, 1932-33 Flashcards
What was the political position at the beginning of 1932 in germany?
The Weimer Republic was crippled by economic problems, Heinrich Bruning was struggling to make the constitution of the republic work and the Reichstag met infrequently which meant Bruning relied frequently on presidential decrees to pass laws.
At the beginning of 1932 why did it look unlikely that Hitler would become the chancellor?
Because the Nazi party only had 107 seats in the Reichstag , which was their largest nuber, but only a small portion of the 577 seats. They had only recived 18% of the votes in the election, the communist hot on their heels with 13% and the SDP with 25%.
In the presidential Election’s of March 1932 how many votes idd hitler win?
In the presidential Elections of April 1932 how many votes did Hitler win?
When id Von Papen become Chancellor?
How many seats did the Nazi’s win in the Reichstag elections in July 1932.
When did Schleicher become chancellor?
When did Hitler become Chancellor?
Why did Hidenburg stand for re-election for president in March 1932?
To keep the government as stable as possible, because Germnay was in the depth of depression.
Why did the re-elections for president happen in April 1932?
Because None of the candidates got more than 50% of the vote even though Hidenberg got 49.6% of the votes.
How did Hitler increase his campaigning efforts in the 1932 April presidential elections?
He rented and aeroplane and flew around giving speeches, as well as this he got the SA to parade in support of the Nazis and disrupt KPD rallies.
What were the results of the April 1932 Presidential elections?
Hidenberg won with 53%, but Hilter got 36%.
What two steps did chancellor Bruning take that lost him all hope of majority in the Reichstag and why did this make him lose support?
He banned the SA and the SS because he was concerned about civil war breaking out and wanted to calm unrest and controll the army. This lost him support because it infuriated Hitler other parties were worries their paramilitary groups would be banned.
He announced a plan to buy up land from large land owners to house the unemployed. This lost him support because the land owning classes were furious about this and the right wing president Hidenberg who’s was a land owning conservative was furious.
When did Bruning resign and why?
30 May 1932, because he had lost support of the President and was no longer supported by the majority of the Reichstag which meant he couldn’t govern.
Who was Bruning replaced by?
Von Papen who was put forwards by Von Scheicher.