n 1919, the Austrian Adolf Hitler, he was a member of the military forces of Bavaria. As part of his duties was instructed to investigate a nascent political movement: the German Workers' Party. Once convinced of its principles, he joined the party taking over the area of propaganda. A year later, the party published itsprogram: Twenty-five points among them were the rejection of the Treaty of Versailles, the desire for unity with Austria in "Greater Germany" and a strong central government, and the book will Germany only for "real" Germans.
This party had not come over, probably, and it shows in the large number of parties with similar beliefs of the time, without the accession of Hitler idealistic and giftedorator, nor without the support of economic and financial powers who supported his anticommunist campaign. Communist agitation in Germany at that time was intense. His strong character soon led him to captaining the game.
It also adopted a new name, the National Socialist German Workers Party. Thus was born the Nazi party, contraction given by its detractors, led by Hitler from 1921.
Afterleading a failed coup attempt in 1923 against the Weimar Republic, Hitler is sentenced to prison and held in a castle. A sentence of five years, which ultimately only served eleven months allowed him to write the semi-autobiographical book Mein Kampf (My Struggle) 'that soon becomes the element that was missing the bus, a book almost sacred. It declares its strong anti-communism and anti-Semitismand made clear that the Aryans are a race superior to all others.
The growth would flow to the Nazi electoral crisis of 1929. Even without a majority in the Reichstag (German parliament) in 1933 Hitler gets to be called by the conservatives for the post of Chancellor of Germany, with the right as Vice-Chancellor Franz von Papen.
From Chancellor to Fuhrer of the Third Reich
Once inoffice, Hitler ordered new elections in the midst of an intense propaganda.
Shortly before the election, the Reichstag was burned. Then Hitler blamed the Communists, suggesting that the fire was the beginning of a revolution and created panic with the goal of greater electoral strength.
Finally, the elections gave him control of parliament, which soon after passed a law establishing adictatorship through democratic means. Enabling Act, passed with support from the Catholic right and Ludwig Von Papen Kaas, was actually a series of legal tools that allowed the Chancellor to run all kinds of acts without regard to existing legal and constitutional limits when necessary to maintain order in the republic. It began the Third Reich, claimed that propaganda would last a thousand years.Hitler, after the death of President Hindenburg, met in his hand all the power and imposed a government since focused exclusively around his figure, based on the principle of the leader or Führerprinzip. According to this political principle, the Führer (Leader) was identified with the people ("was" the people), and only he knew and represented the national interest.
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