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Legal revolution National revolution Reichstag fire - a few days before the election a Dutchman with cansiters of gas arsoned the Reichstag. Without knowing the facts of the case, hitlers instincts were to declare this was signal of communist uprising and told Hindenburg he needed more emergency powers to save Germany from communist rev. he need more emergency powers referred to as the first decrees Fire Decrees – destroy due process, and Schutzshaft – 1 st power of fire decrees protective custoy arrest, suspsension of all due process, arrest and hold indefinitely without quick and speedy trial, incarcertated with no trial or sentence and held indefinitely. 2 nd power of fire decrees depose state gov. without consulting other, hitler could depose any state gov. who he thought was unstable and unable to impose law and order, thus a danger to society Enabling act – constitutional amendment that laoowed the chancellor to set aside the constitution for 4 years. Hitler gets 2/3 majority by outlawing communist party and rules
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