Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 10 years ago

How did Hitler shut down the fragile Wiemar republics democracy silence the critics and expand his power?

Hitler was appointed after a poor showing at the polls -- in 1933

By 1945 they had built camps shut down freedom and scared and propagandized the German public to accept totalitarian rule


He did not do it all at once --- he did it in stages -- What were those stages ?

A fake terror attack gave him a lot of power -- The enabling act

Hitler's rise to power in Germany began[1] in September 1919 when Hitler joined the political party that was[2] known as the Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (abbreviated as DAP, and later commonly referred to as the Nazi Party). This political party was formed and developed during the post-World War I era. It was anti-Marxist and was opposed to the democratic post-war government of the Weimar Republic and the Treaty of Versailles; and it advocated extreme nationalism and Pan-Germanism as well as virulent anti-Semitism. Hitler's "rise" can be considered to have ended in March 1933, after the Reichstag adopted the Enabling Act of 1933 in that month; President Paul von Hindenburg had already appointed Hitler as Chancellor on 30 January 1933 after a series of parliamentary elections and associated backstairs intrigues. The Enabling Act—when used ruthlessly and with authority—virtually assured that Hitler could thereafter constitutionally exercise dictatorial power without legal objection

How did he get away with creating an SS that used sharpened interogation methods

Read the LAW of the new Germany as slowly introduced to Germans yourself

How did he silence the media the proffessors who disagreed with his version of eugenics ?

How was he able to convince the German public that the Polish represented a threat to the German people and how did he convince them the Nazis would be greeted as liberators?

2 Answers

  • 10 years ago
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    strangley familiar, eh?

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Obama is pretty much doing the same thing - watch and learn

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