Emergence of an authoritarian state - Hitler's rise to power

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1. anti democratic attitude

1.1. military leadership, Hindenburg/Schleider

1.2. sever restrictions on the military -> unemployment (1918/1919)

1.3. state officials to a large extent conservative

2. Treaty of Versailles

2.1. reparations 6,6 billion pounds, 226 billion Mark

2.2. loss of 13% of territory

2.3. demilitarized Rhur-Area

2.4. War Guilt Clause Art 23

2.5. Germany not allowed to join League of Nation

3. Weimar constitution

3.1. President's position + option of ruling by president decree Art. 48

3.1.1. power to dissolve parliament

3.2. no barring clause

4. depression

4.1. september/october 1929

4.2. drastic rise in unemployment

4.2.1. 1929 - 2milliion

4.2.2. 1931 - 6million

4.3. lost of trust in democracy

4.4. loss of US loans

5. extremism & radicalism

5.1. spartacus league 1919, violent clashes

5.2. Freikorps activities

5.3. attacks on politicians

5.3.1. Walther Rathenau, June 1922

5.3.2. Matthias Erzberger, August 1921

5.4. "March on Berlin"/ Hitler-Putsch 9th of november 1923

5.4.1. public attention -> creating a myth

5.4.2. "Mein Kampf"

5.4.2.1. "Lebensraum" idea

5.4.2.2. Germany needs to fight communism -> Jews are responsible for it

5.4.3. change of strategy

5.4.3.1. from violent to "legal" opposition

5.4.4. expansion of party organisation

5.4.4.1. 1921 Storm Troopers

5.4.4.2. 1925 SS

5.4.5. Führerprinzip -> hierarchy

6. economy

6.1. hyperinflation '21 - '23

6.2. inflation