During the 1930’s Germany was at an all time low as the worldwide economic depression hit Germany hard. The confidence in Germany from the people was lacking due to the fresh memory of their defeat in World War I. This caused great need of a new leader, someone who could give the people change, and Adolf Hitler knew he could do just that. His rapid rise to power began when he started to promise things that intrigued the German people. He promised the hopeless and needy a better life, and promised opportunities that were exactly what the people needed. This caught the attention of so many young unemployed and middle class people. His party, known as the Nazi Party, won 33 percent of the votes in the 1932 elections. And by January 1933, Hitler was appointed chancellor, which was the head of the German government. Germany started to feel like they might've found the leader they'd been so desperate for.
As Germany and there economy crumbled trying to pay off the reparations of ww1 the inflammation and unemployment was increasing by the day Germany look for radical change and it was Adolf Hitler. Behind him his cult of personality. he formed it using propaganda showing Germany a picture of a perfect life with where you have a happy wife at home and the men work and the children are perfect giving Germany a sense of nationalism. He sometimes would use propaganda portray that Hitler was larger than life and his ideas of politics and to impose his own beliefs in anti semitism to his people. however people loved adolf hitler saying thing such as "Hitler for Germany -- all of Germany of Hitler”
Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party rose to power during the period of time right before and during World War II. Although Hitler caused many injustices and deaths, the Germans still looked up to and admired him. German citizens saw him as a leader who brought nothing but positive changes to their country. Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party were appealing to the Germans due to Hitler’s potential of stabilizing Germany’s economy, Hitler’s favorable ideas, and the nationalism Hitler was able to bring about.
With Germans of all outlooks desperately seeking solutions for the nation's problems, Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party began their climb to power. 'Hitler was gifted with effective political talents. He offered an explanation for Germany's defeat, and a vision of Germany's future destiny, that played upon the fears, prejudices, and hopes of many Germans. He promised to rebuild Germany's power and restore its prosperity' (Isaacman, 16). This won the support of many Germans. Hitler was such an effective speaker that anything he said was believed even if it was not true.
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Around the time, he was trying to gain support for the Nazi party the mood of Germany was not too particularly great. The depression's effects had hit Germany and its people hard with millions of people losing their jobs. Still fresh in the German people’s minds was the humiliating loss of WWI. Also, people did not like the Weimar Republic government because it agreed to the terms of The Treaty of Versailles. Due to this, the German people lacked confidence in the Weimar Republic. These conditions provided the chance for the rise of a new leader, Adolf Hitler, and his party, the National Socialist German Workers' Party, or the Nazi party. Due to Hitler’s extravagant speeches, he was able to attract many followers to the Nazi party. In the article, it states “Hitler was a powerful and spellbinding speaker who attracted a wide following of Germans desperate for change”, but this quote doesn’t even show how impactful the speeches really were. The article later states that “The party's rise to power was rapid... the Nazis were practically unknown, winning only 3 percent of the vote to the Reichstag (German parliament) in elections in 1924. In the 1932 elections, the Nazis won 33 percent of the votes, more than any other
In 1930, because of the Nazi Party’s good fortunes and careful planning, their votes increased from 12 seats to 107 seats. One of the factors that helped them captured more votes was because they mainly targeted on people who were affected worst on the Great Depression like the farmers and small businessmen. He promised to cut taxes, protection on food prices for the farmers, and making policy of making trade unions powerless and stopped communisms to the small businessmen. It appealed them. Many male Germans also supported Hitler because of the military appearance. Female German also supported him because he made them feel very important as he wanted them to bear lots of Aryan children to serve the country. Hitler also made a point to declare through his speech that he detests the Jews, and naturally, those Germans who are mostly Protestants, too, blamed the Jews. In brief, Hitler appealed to a wide range of people in voting for him.
After World War I the German economy was in utter ruins and the value of the German mark plummeted with it. German money was worthless and barrelsful of marks were being burned for warmth. This in addition to the humiliation of the defeat in World War I. Caused many German citizens to become disenchanted with the current government. These people wanted a new a better Germany. Among these people who wanted change there was a young war veteran who had been honored by his country for bravery, and his ideas for change would affect the entire world for many years, his name was Adolf Hitler. Hitler became the leader of a political party that would rise to power in Germany under his leadership, a party which promised a better and stronger Germany. Hitler
Sebastian Haffners memoir “Defying Hitler,” depicts the Nazi parties rise to power under the rule of Adolf Hitler, post World War I. Tired, angry, disgusted and confused over the cowardly treachery of their countries leadership, German citizens were in search of a new government. Many turned to Adolf Hitler and joined the Nazi part as an attempt to strengthen and rebuild Germany and bring it back to the great state it was once in. As a sponge soaks up paint, Hitler soaked up the large paint spill that the Weimar Republic left behind.
Even though Germany was left in a period of struggle and economic weakness after WW1, Adolf Hitler would take a stand by creating a party that would help refine the structure of the economy. This party, when abbreviated, was called Nazi, would also create harsh laws and unrelentless punishment. Due to the Nazi party’s quick growth, there was an immediate impact on lifestyle and politics for the people of Germany. The long term impact brought forth by the consequences or legacy of the Nazi party included a population decrease and an increase in deaths. To make both of these impacts, Hitler had to overcome many hard challenges.
The extreme changes that took place in Germany after World War I made Germany a very unstable country causing many extreme political parties to form. Their democratic party was not doing well and widely disliked, because they inherited a bad situation after World War I. They were broken down and many smaller parties appeared, including communists, the Christian Social Union, the Christian Democratic Union, and eventually, The Nazis. They were promised many things by Hitler and the Nazi party and that pleased them, which made the Germans want to vote for Hitler because they wanted stability in their country again. (1920’s-30’s,
After the loss of World War 1, Germany was crippled and severely punished. During the 1920’s, Adolf Hitler (WW1 veteran) started spouting about these bizarre ideas. Germany was desperate; he seemed like their only hope to get out of this mess. People took to Hitler because Hitler assured them he would get them out of debt, which he successfully did. The Nazi party was then formed and gained a mass amount of popularity amongst the German population. The Nazi party at first received only 3% of the vote at the Reichstag in 1924, and in the 1932 elections; Hitler received 33%, more than anyone else and was the new Chancellor of Germany. The German people were cheerful; they believed Hitler their savior (“Hitler Comes to Power. Ushmm.org”).