Read Part One Here- PART ONE
THE RISE OF HITLER (PART TWO)
The Beer Hall Putsch-
On November 8–9, 1923, Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party led a coalition group in an attempt to overthrow the German government. The plotters hoped to march on Berlin to launch a national revolution.
But their plan failed miserably.
Early Nazis who participated in the attempt to seize power during the 1923 Putsch
Hitler was convicted of treason and sentenced to five years in prison. He spent less than a year behind bars, during which time he dictated “Mein Kampf,” his political autobiography.
READ ABOUT GANDHI’S LETTER’S TO HITLER
The putsch was a massive failure but Hitler’s Trial turned him into a National Figure.
On 4th May, The NSDAP contests the Reichstag elections for the first time, winning a total of 24 seats. Not enough to be a powerful force, But it was good enough nonetheless.
Hitler declares the reformulation of the Nazi Party (NSDAP) with himself as leader (Führer). He makes the declaration at the Bürgerbräukeller in Munich, the beer hall where he led his aborted coup against the democratically elected government in 1923.
ALSO CHECK-LUFTWAFFE AND THE BIG BEN
By the beginning of 1926, Hitler had overcome any remaining rivals within the Nazi Party and assumed the title of supreme leader. Ideological differences and infighting between factions of the Nazi Party were resolved by Hitler through his considerable powers of personal oratory skills.
Official films for the rallies began in 1927, with the establishment of the NSDAP (Nazi Party) film office.
Nazi’s fail miserably in the elections by just tallying 12 seats.
End Of Nazism and Hitler?
You know it’s not.
READ ABOUT THE MOST CRUEL NAZI.
Josef Goebbels is appointed head of the NSDAP propaganda department. Another Reichstag election sees a dramatic boost in NSDAP seats, from 14 to 107.
All thanks to Propaganda.
READ ABOUT THE PROPAGANDA POSTER’S USED BY NAZI’S
The Great Depression hits the Germans very hard.
Germans are extremely angry with the Government.
And as we know extreme ideology parties(left or right) grow in these conditions.
Nazi’s get 18% of the Votes in the 1930’s elections. Nazi’s start becoming a Power.
Nazis Fight hard, But Hidenburg Becomes the president again. But this time Hitler garnered almost 355 of the votes polled.
No government can be formed because of unstable coalition and hence no cabinet.
Lack of national unity and unstable Cabinet made The president Hidenburg to make Hitler The Chancellor Of Weimar Republic.
Hidenburg hated Hitler, But he did this for National Unity.
READ ABOUT NIETZCHE AND HITLER
The Reichstag Fire-
The Reichstag fire was an arson attack on the Reichstag building, home of the German parliament in Berlin, on Monday 27 February 1933, precisely four weeks after Adolf Hitler was sworn in as Chancellor of Germany.
Hitler blamed it on the communists and persuaded the president to suspend civil rights(yes the president had such a huge power)to maintain stability.
On March, The Nazis accumulate 44% of the Votes, Not enough to form a government, But they became the largest voted party.
With Coalitions, They form the Government.
THE ENABLING ACT
The Enabling Act allowed the Reich government to issue laws without the consent of Germany’s parliament, laying the foundation for the complete Nazification of German society.
On 14 July 1933 Germany became a one-party state decreeing the Nazi Party to be the sole legal party in Germany.
All other parties were made illegal.This was the point where Hitler held all the powers.
This was the point Germany fell under Dictatorship.
What followed were the greatest crimes in Modern Human History.