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Making Connections toward Dictatorship
The moderate political parties would not work together which caused tension.
Many workers turned to communism, but this frightened wealthy businessmen, so they financed Hitler's campaigns.
Unemployment was high during this time, and Hitler promised jobs. Due to him doing so,he gained power from many.
Germans lost their trust in Weimar Republic. This eventually led Hitler to power and he started to hate the republic, too.
The terror of his stormtroopers were another major factor that led people vote for him or believe him, because this made him look strong. In addition, they did not want this to happen to them.
People desperately wanted security during this time period.They felt that the violence was leading too out of hand; just as it was.
The government was not helping people solve problems during this time. The citizens that were not high in power and basically had to fight for themselves.
Due to Hitler being high in his standing, and rising to power quickly, people often looked up to him and he did not have any problem.
The Great Depression led to the economy not being stellar for any of the countries. Starting in the U.S., it led overseas into other countries.
Treaty of Versailles
The Treaty triggered a process where the German economy was rebuilt based around US loans.
The Treaty of Versailles provided a rich material for Hitler to use to gain the support of those on the right.
From the very start, the terms of Versailles caused anger, even hate, sometimes revulsion in parts of German society.
Shortages of food caused thousands of children to die from not receiving the proper nutrition they needed.
Due to Hitler's misjudgement and failing promises, all of these people suffered from not eating what they should have. His power got high, because the people that were starving, once believed in him.
Unemployment in Germany reached a staggering 6 million. The effects of this unemployment was devastating to German society.
Nazi Party and Adolf Hitler
Nazi soldiers and Hitler's actions looked good to the lower middle class and unemployed people. This factor really appealed them.
Through threats and possible execution, some of the people felt as if they had to vote for him because the did not want these harsh conditions to happen to them.
Hitler knew how to speak to audiences. His superior speeches, made way for votes toward him.