Germans were not happy about this and Hitler managed to use this as an argument to fuel German’s hatred towards the Treaty of Versailles and consequently gained more followers and rise to power.
The collapse of the Weimar Republic can not be seen as solely indebted to the severe economic problems faced during the period of its rule, but consequently it was the economic issues that became a footstep to the ultimate demise of the Republic. Subsequent to Germany’s defeat in the First World War and German Emperor Kaiser’s abdication from power, the Weimar Republic was proclaimed. The Republic that had emerged from the German Revolution of November 1918 would inevitably fall as a result of numerous
Emergence of Anti-Semitism in Germany Toward the End of the Weimar Republic There were many different factors that resulted in anti-Semitism emerging so strongly in Germany towards the end of the Weimar Republic. These factors included the instability of the economy during the reign of the Weimar Republic, the lingering anger over the way the Weimar Republic Governing Body had so easily accepted the Treaty of Versailles, and Germany's need for a great leader who would
He set up soup kitchens across Germany to feed the unemployed, and during his election campaign of 1933 he promised to abolish unemployment if elected. The unpopularity of the Weimar government left the people looking for someone who could restore national pride to Germany and save her from her current depression, and it appeared as if Hitler could do exactly that, which led to an increase in popularity and votes. The Treaty of Versailles was felt to bring humiliation to Germany, and was eventually
To assess the popularity of the Nazis one must first establish the meaning of popularity and in what ways it can be assessed. Popularity in this instance is support and conformity to the Nazi regime. This essay will span from Hitler and the party’s early days in the Burgerbraukeller in Munich up to the death of the regime in 1945. The evidence used will span from Hitler’s own words in ‘Mein Kampf’ to the masses of propaganda left behind upon the regimes collapse. The biggest historiographical debate
to achieve revenge on Germany and dismantle its economy. The treaty caused great unrest in Germany and dissatisfaction with the nascent postwar German government, the Weimar Republic. The unrest and dissatisfaction led to the rise of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party (NSDAP or Nazi Party) and its intent to destroy and replace the Weimar Republic. The aftermath of World War I, including the treatment of Germans by the Allied Powers through the Treaty of Versailles led to a rise in radical
Relative Importance of the Reasons Why the July 1944 Bomb Plot to Assassinate Hitler was Unsuccessful This question focuses on an evaluation of the significant factors that resulted in a failed coup d’etat, which involved an attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler on the 20th July 1944. For the purpose of this essay a coup d’etat may be interpreted as; ‘ a sudden overthrowing of government and seizure of power by others’ and assessing the ‘relative importance’