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1

One week before the _____ on _______ the ______ building was set on fire.

Election
February 27 1933
Reichstag

2

The Nazis arrested _______ a Dutch _____

Marinus van ser Lubbe
Communist

3

Hitler and nazis then claimed that ______ were about to stage a _____ of Germany

Communists
Takeover

4

Hitler then persuaded _____ to sign the “Decree for the ____ of the ___ and _____’. This allowed the Nazis to ______ large numbers of their ______ mainly the ______. The Communist and Socialist ______ were also banned

Protection
People
State
Imprison
Political opponents
Communists
Newspapers

5

This helped the Nazis as their main _____ found it difficult to _____ in the week before the election, and lots of ______ were worried about ___ for the _______.

Rivals
Campaign
Germans
Voting
Communists

6

At the election the Nazis ______ their vote to ____ seats (___%); but they still didn’t have a ______ in the Reichstag

Increased
288
(44%)
Majority