11-27-07 Hitler's Program

11-27-07 Hitler's Program - Hi t ler Comes to Power 1. H i...

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Hitler Comes to Power 1. Hitler’s Program 1. World Domination – Realpolitik 1. 1930s – Hitler promises greatness for Germany 1. Win back the pride lost at Versailles 2. 1932 – Nazis form a powerful block within the Reichstag and gain popularity with voters 3. 1933 1. January 30 1. Hitler is named Chancellor by von Hindenburg 2. Elections are called to follow in March of that year 2. February 28 1. Fire in the Reichstag gives Hitler an excuse to blame the communists for undermining Germany 2. Hitler announces that he is allowed to issue emergency decrees 1. Allow him to legitimize action he takes against other political parties (communists, socialists, Jews) 2. Actions were violent and repressive, and they were initiated under legal decrees 3. March 5 1. Elections are held 2. Hitler gains the majority in coalition with the nationalists 4. March 23
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1. Hitler gains the right to rule by decree for the next 4 years 2. Opposed by the social democrats 3. The Enabling Act 1. Enabled by the coalition between the Nazis and the
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