The Beer Hall Putsch: The Rise Of The Nazi Party

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It was 8:30 on a bitterly cold morning on a November day in the city of Munich. Hitler and his storm troops assemble to surround the beer hall. As Hitler sees the storm troopers gathering around the facility, he decides that this is the perfect time for his putsch or “national revolution”. He enters the beer hall and fires his weapon. “BAM!” The blast of the loud firearm shocks the crowd tremendously and they freeze to see what Hitler will do next. He takes the speaker of the large crowd, Von Kahr, and the other political leaders into a connecting room. Little did he know, that his conspirators were not taking over the key spots and Bavarian authorities had time to gather to stop the march on Berlin. The shootout killed about 14 Nazis and captured Hitler. This event led to his trial and later on the making of his ideology in the Mein Kampf, which changed the whole world war and the years to come. The Beer Hall Putsch and Hitler’s autobiography, the Mein Kampf, led to the rise of the Nazi party, which ultimately caused an immense change during World War II to today’s society across the world. …show more content…
The Bavarian government or the Weimar Republic had been hit by an economic devastation by the results of World War I on Germany. Including the punitive, yet some say excessive, consequences that Germany faced as a result of the Treaty of Versailles. Also there were attempts to overthrow the government before the Beer Hall Putsch was attempted. The unemployed veterans and even some rebellious juveniles, attempted to overthrow the developing democracy but these paramilitary groups failed as a result of not having enough troops in the action. The Nazi party, inspired by Mussolini’s March on Rome and also now consisting of the paramilitary groups, was now developing into a 50,000 member coup, and also planned to attempt to overthrow the democratic

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