Few would have thought that the Nazi Party, starting as a gang of unemployed soldiers inwould become the legal government of Germany by To support this view he gave the example of how the British Empire had controlled a quarter of the world by being well-organised and having well-timed soldiers and sailors.
By the end of the figure had reached nearly 4 million. Other members of the Nazi Party also received light sentences and Eric Ludendorff was acquitted.
For the culmination of the rise, see Nazi seizure of power. In this, he was influenced by former General Erich Ludendorffwho had become a supporter—though not a member—of the Nazis. Surprisingly, Hitler had not arranged for the stormtroopers to take control of the radio stations and the telegraph offices.
Hitler not only solely governed the Chancellery but he also put himself at the head of the SA. At his trial Hitler was allowed to turn the proceedings into a political rally, and although he was found guilty he only received the minimum sentence of five years.
By then big-business circles had begun to finance the Nazi electoral campaigns, and swelling bands of SA toughs increasingly dominated the street fighting with the communists that accompanied such campaigns.
In JanuaryFrance occupied the Ruhr industrial region as a result of Germany's failure to meet its reparations payments. Those military and political leaders who were responsible claimed that Germany had been "stabbed in the back" by its leftwing politicians, Communists, and Jews.
In an attempt to obtain financial contributions from industrialists, Hitler wrote a pamphlet in entitled The Road to Resurgence.
This was a compromise of sorts as Hitler was not especially fond of socialist ideas, especially those that espoused equality among the races and sexes. They shared an interest in propaganda and together they planned how the NSDAP would win the support of the German people.
On 16 FebruaryHitler convinced the Bavarian authorities to lift the ban on the NSDAP and the party was formally refounded on 26 Februarywith Hitler as its undisputed leader. Soon afterwards Eric Ludendorff arrived.
Some prosperous industrialists were convinced by these arguments and gave donations to the Nazi Party, however, the vast majority continued to support other parties, especially the right-wing German Nationalist Peoples Party DNVP.
It organized strong-arm groups to protect its rallies and meetings. He argued that the communist revolution was an act of revenge that attempted to disguise the inferiority of the Jews. Propaganda cost money and this was something that the Nazi Party was very short of.
This accelerated into the Holocaust in which six million Jews, and five million people from the other hated groups were murdered.
However the German Social Democrat Party and the German Communist Party 89 still had the support of the urban working class and Hitler was deprived of an overall majority in parliament. Hitler and the Nazis Come to Power: Hitler appointed Reich Leaders.
Although there as a spy, Hitler could not restrain himself when a member made a point he disagreed with, and he stood up and made a passionate speech on the subject. In one incident in Silesia, a young member of the KPD had his eyes poked out with a billiard cue and was then stabbed to death in front of his mother.The Nazi policies were very appealing to age groups of all generations; there were also a variety of other reasons for the success of the Nazi party and its leader Hitler, these included: the great depression, Hitler's own personal ability and personality, the increase in support for the communist party as well.
The Nazi Party: Table of Contents|Adolf Hitler|The Gestapo The National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP), more commonly known as the Nazi Party, was a political party in Germany between and Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Party took control of Germany in the early s, established a dictatorship and started the Second World War in Europe.
This article examines the origins of the Nazi Party, the troubled and unsuccessful early phase, and takes the story to the late twenties, just before the fateful collapse of.
The Nazi Party was actually begun by a trio of German revolutionary thinkers named Anton Drexler, Gottfried Feder, and Dietrich Eckart in The original name of the organization was the German Worker’s Party (also.
Hitler soon became the party's leader, created a point platform for the party, and established the swastika as the party's symbol.
Inthe party's name was changed to National Socialist German Workers' Party, commonly known as the Nazi Party. Nazi Party: Survey of the Nazi Party, the political party of the National Socialist mass movement that was led by Adolf Hitler.
It governed Germany by totalitarian methods from towas responsible for initiating the European portion of World War II, and perpetrated the Holocaust.Download