The Enabling Act: The Rise Of Hitler

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threats. The Enabling Act gave Hitler absolute power over the government and Germany as a whole (Pappas). Hitler also rose to absolute power as the puppeteer to the President Paul von Hindenburg. Hindenburg was very, very old, and incapable. With these circumstances, Hitler acted as President, as well as Chancellor, up until Hindenburg died in 1934, which is when Hitler was changed to Führer. Up until 1945, when he killed himself, Hitler was the dictator of Germany as Führer. Starting with the United State’s entrance into the war, the German holdings in other European countries collapsed (Bessel). Culture of the Third Reich When the Nazis took power, they took control of everything, and they regulated it. One of these instances is the Art,
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