The Importance Of Hitler's Rise To Power

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How did Hitler gain power? Hitler saw that the German government was very weak. With a group of young teens and unemployed Germans, who followed him without hesistation, Hitler came to power. Hitler gained power through politics and persasive speech, allowing him to rise to power and take control of Germany. Hitler was made chancellor of Germany in January 1933 (Pappas 4 ). Germany was forced to sign a treaty called the Treaty of Versailles made by Great Britain and France for the war damage they made during World War 1 (“A Teacher’s Guide…”). Germany had to borrow money from America to pay for war damage, (“The Rise…”) but America went into a economic depression in 1929 (“The Holocaust”). When the Great Depression hit Germany, the unemployment rate went…show more content…
Moore 2 Hitler was the 55th member of the German Workers Party (Pappas 3). In 1925, the Nazi Party had 27,000 members and in 1929, they had 108,000 members (“A Teacher’s Guide…”). Nazis looked for young or unemployed people to vote for them (“The Holocaust”). The Nazis were not the majority of democratic elections (“The Holocaust”). The Nazis lost 2 million votes in the election (“The Holocaust”). Hitler tried to takeover the government, but didn’t and was sentenced to 9 months (“The Rise…”). While Hitler was in jail, he wrote a book about the Nazi Party beliefs and unhuman practices (“A Teacher’s Guide…”). Hitler used violence to take control of government (Pappas 4). Germany had no faith in their government when they lost in WW1 (“The Holocaust”). In 1925, the Nazi Party had 27,000 members and in 1929, they had 108,000 members (“A Teacher’s Guide…”). After the economic depression, the Nazi Party had won 33 percent of votes in 1932 (“The Holocaust”). The Nazi Party won 37 percent of vote of Reichstag seats (“A Teacher’s Guide…”). The Nazi Party would be the most powerful for the next six months (“A Teacher’s
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