Germany signs the Armistice to cease fighting in the first World War. These men will be known as the November Criminals.
German Worker's Party is Established
The German Worker's Party is eastablished by Anton Drexler, who is a Berlin locksmith.
Ebert's Social Democratic Party Wins
The Social Democrats win the election. Their new task is to create a government from scratch.
Weimar Republic is Approved
Beginning of the Weimar era in Germany.
Adolf Hitler joins the German Workers' Party
Adolf joins the German Worker's Party and starts to manage publicity, propaganda, organization meetings, rallies, and public speaking.
Nazi Party Emerges
The German Worker's Party turns into the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazis for short). They publist the 25-point programme as a manifesto. They adopt the swastika that summer.
Hitler Takes Over
Adolf Hitler replaces Anton Drexler as the leader of the Nazis.
London Schedule of Payments forces Germany to pay $33 Billion
The exact date is not known, but the London Schedule of Payments forces Germany to pay an incredibly large amount of money.
Nazis Arm Themselves
Nazi Germany and Hitler found the Storm Troopers.
Germany Fails to Pay Second Round of Reparations
Germany fails to pay the second round of reparation payments. This aggravated the French greatly.
France Occupies the Ruhr
Because Germany didn't pay reparations, France takes it that Germany isn't going to cooperate. They capture the Ruhr.
Gustav Stresemann saves Weimar Germany from demise
Stresemann puts unpopular politices into place that save Weimar Germany into place. Passive resistance in the Ruhr was ended, the currency was stabilized with the introduction of the provisional Rentenmark, and the reparation payments to the allies were resumed.
Stresseman becomes Chancellor
Gustav Stresseman becomes Chancellor after saving Germany from economic demise.
Germany's Hyperinflation reaches it's Peak
At this point in time, an ounce of gold is 87 trillion marks in Germany.
Beer Hall Putsch
Adolf Hitler and the Nazis attempt to overthrow Weimar Germany's government. It is unsucessful.
The Dawes Plan Starts
The Dawes Plan goes into effect. This is a plan that helps Germany by America giving them money to pay reparations and other things. A massive 800 million dollars is given to Germany to stimulate it's economy.
The Great Depression
The American Great Depression begins. Due to how tied Germany and Amerian economies are, both are significantly impacted. Germany more so. Everything that was done good on the reconstruction of Germany has now been wiped out
Nazis hold 230 Seats
The Nazis hold 230 seats in the Reichstag in July, 1932, which was 37.3% of the vote.
Unemployment reaches Peak in Germany
Unemployment reaches a record-high 33% unemployment rate. 10% more than what any other country experienced during the Depression.
Von Papen persuades Hindenburg to let Hitler be Chancellor
Von Papen realizes he needs Nazi support to follow through with his plans. He convinces Hindenburg to let Hitler be Chancellor and let himself be "Vice-Chancellor"
Enabling Act is passed
Enabling Act allows Hitler full control over everything. He becomes the Fuhrer.
State Governers Gain Power
State governerns can now make State laws. State parliaments are abolished not long after.
Trade Unions are Abolished
Hitler abolishes trade unions. It was then streamlined to a Nazi-led German Labor Front where striking was illegal.
The Nazis outlaw all other parties. Germany becomes only Nazi.
Stresseman becomes Foreign Minister
Gustav Stresseman is moved from the position of Chancellor to Foreign Minister.
The Reichstag Building gets set on fire. No one is hurt, and it is blamed on a Communist. Hitler uses this to his advantage.
Night of the Long Knives
In the Night of the Long Knives, Hitler murdered sume supporters, senior stormtoopers, and rivals.
Night of the Broken Glass
Storm Troopers go around Germany, breaking anything Jew-related (synagogues, Jew-owned businesses"
War Breaks Out
War breaks out in Europe.
Fall of the Third Reich
The last of the Reich army surrenders. The Reich Chancellery falls. Hitler has committed suicide.