Did Hitler's Government-A Politician's Dream Or Nightmare?

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Chng_Sze_Han 4I Hitler's Government - A politician's Dream or Nightmare? Did Hitler’s government help or hinder the rise of Nazi politicians? The politicians that will be analysed are Hermann Goering, Joseph Goebbels and Reinhard Heydrich. This is namely because these were prominent politicians who were close to Hitler. To define terms, the government “having an impact” on these politicians’ rise to power would mean directly or indirectly pushing either the politicians higher up the political ladder or pushing down competition for these places in the top of the government. For example, the government would stop the promotion of politicians who did not have certain traits that instead these politicians had, that would be having an effect. The thesis that will be put forth in this essay is that the government did in fact help the rise of Nazi politicians. The current conventional view on this matter is that Hitler ran his government inefficiently and hindered his politicians. One of the reasons that historians see it as so is that Hitler’s government was run through oral orders from Hitler. These orders would overlap multiple departments, giving the person receiving the orders a hard time on whether he should override the jurisdiction of other departments or not. The usual end was that the decision would be…show more content…
Many historians look at this issue with hindsight, comparing Hitler’s government to the model of one today. Instead, Hitler’s government should be analysed while keeping in mind that Germany was a totalitarian state. Since the country believes in a one ruler system, the government is very likely to be structured similarly as well. This in turn raises the question, through the system Hitler implemented, how were politicians able to prove themselves worthy of power to Hitler? Did this structure of the government truly hinder the rise of these politicians? Did it help these politicians? Or did it even matter at

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