Essay on History Of Hitler 's Power During The 1930 ' S

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History of how Hitler came to power
During the 1930’s, Germany suffered economic hardship because of their lost in World War I (WWI). The Treaty of Versailles ended WWI, and ordered Germany to down size the number of military troops, transfer territory to its neighbors, and pay reparations. The huge amount in reparations paid, caused the economic hardship, and left many Germans unsure in their government. Then, along came Adolf Hitler, and his party, the National Socialist German Workers’ Party, or simply known as the Nazi party. Hitler and the Nazi party appealed to Germans by giving them hope in restoring the German government. The Nazi party was not a new political group, but became popular when Hitler promised a new life, and to create a more distinguished Germany. The German government was mostly comprised of conservatives, so Hitler made an alliance to gain more support, and hopefully gain a position in power. On January 30, 1993, the president of Germany, Paul von Hindenburg, appointed Hitler the chancellor of Germany (“Hitler comes to power” n.d).
Once Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, he started pushing his own agenda of turning Germany into a one-party dictatorship under Nazi rule and policies. Hitler first replaced elected officials with people from his party, and eliminated state governments. Next, he took control over the trade unions, and removed all political parties, and made the Nazi Party the states party. Eventually, individual freedoms were lost,…

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