Hitler and his rise to power.


The depression.

The worldwide economic depression had hit the country hard. Germans lacked confidence in their weak government.These conditions provided the chance for a new leader, Adolf Hitler.The number of unemployed grew,people starved on the streets.In the crisis people wanted someone to blame.The Germans turned to Nazism because they were desperate.

The propaganda.

Nazi propaganda persuaded the Germans masses to believe that the Jew's were to blame and that Hitler was their last hope.

Attacks of other parties.

The storm troopers attacked Jew's and people who opposed Hitler. many opponents kept quiet simply because they were scared of being murdered, and if they were, the judges let the storm troopers go free