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Germany - The Fall of Democracy 1930-1933
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How many seats did the Nazi's gain in the 1928 election?
2.6% of the vote
What is the name of the plan that Chancellor Muller agreed to that would reduce reparation payments but mean that Germans would be paying reparations until 1988?
the Young Plan
Hugenburg invited Hitler to join the anti-young plan campaign. Although it failed, how did it help Hitler?
He gained publicity, media prominence, money and respectability.
Why did Hindenburg's advsiors, Oskar Hindenburg and Otto Meissner, advise Hindenburg away from decisions that would further German democracy?
They were traditionalist elites
As a result of the conservative push towards a democracy free Germany, Hindenburg sacked Muller in 1930 and appointed who as Chancellor?
Heinrich Bruning was part of the Centre Party, which did not have the majority in the Reichstag, meaning what?
Hindenburg used Article 48, ending democracy as it had existed since 1919. Started the Presidential Rule.
Why did Bruning request Hindenburg to dissolve the Reichstag and hold a September 1930 election?
There was a 256 - 193 vote of no confidence against him.
With the Great Depression in full swing, and Germany in a severe economic crisis, what did the September 1930 election provide?
A platform for more extreme parties.
In the September 1930 election, although Bruning won, the Nazi's increased their vote how many times to win what number of seats in the Reichstag?
In the Presidential Election of March 1932, Hindenburg won by what percent? What percent did Hitler get?
In May 1932, due to his incapabilities in dealing with the economic crisis of the Depression and the reparation payments, Bruning was replaced by who?
Franz Von Papen
To consolidate his majority, Von Papen needed the support of the Nazi Party. Hitler agreed to support his administration in exchange for what?
lifting the ban on the SA, dismissing the socialist government in Prussia and calling an early election.
July 1932 election resulted in what?
Nazi's dominated results winning 230 seats, a clear majority.
After the July 1932 election, Hitler argued that his majority entitled him to become Chancellor. Hindenburg and Von Papen reluctantly offered him Vice Chancellor, but Hitler refused. What were the repercussions these events?
Von Papen called a November 1932 election to consolidate a majority. Hitler lost popularity and over 2 million votes yet still held majority with 196 seats.
Jealous of Von Papen's relationship with Hindenburg, who schemed (and succeeded) to convince Hindenburg to ask for Von Papen's resignation in December 1932, resulting in his own appointment as Chancellor on the 3rd of December 1932?
General Von Schleicher.
What did Von Papen do to bring down Von Schleicher?
Made a deal with Hitler, thinking he could put Hitler in power then replace him.
On the 28th of January 1933 after being caught attempting to nationalise some East Prussian estates, Von Schleicher was forced to resign, meaning what?
Hitler was appointed as Chancellor of Germany on 30th January 1933.
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