Hitler and his rise to power

The Hitler State

Totalitarianism

What does Totalitarianism mean? It means a authority who controls everything in the country.


Key Traits of Totalitarianism:

- Dictatorship and One-party Rule

+Controls everything

+ Powerful

+ Dominates the government

- Dynamic Leader

+ Encourages popular support through force of will

+ Symbolizes for government

- Controls the Individuals and the State

+ Expects personal to sacrifice for the good of the state

+ Need to have a strong loyalty to the country

- Methods of Enforcement

+ Censorship

+ Police terror

- Technology

+ Mass communication

The Nazi Party

- Hitler was the leader of the Nazi Party (National Socialist German Workers' Party), it grew into mass movement and ruled Germany through totalitarian from 1933 to 1945.

- The Nazis ruled the street with full of violence, chaotic and terror. For those who tried to against this party would end of by being killed.

- All of the criticism toward Hitler or the Nazi Party were banned. And those who broke this ban would faced to prison, torture or death.

Propaganda

What is propaganda?

- Propaganda is information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, uses to promote a political cause or point of view.


Nazi Party used propaganda to make them get more power in Germany; Hitler bought a company and promoted the Nazi ideology through posters, TV, radio,... It was all over the street, which got attention from everyone. All the words on newspaper were positive or how amazing Nazism would bring to the country. Hitler blocked all those news, information that said the Nazi Party was wrong or kill those people who against it. There were a lot of misleading ideas about Nazism. The Nazi Party implemented laws to make some new rules. By did all those methods, Nazi Party has taken over Germany and gain their position in power.