Rise of Hitler

  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles
    The Treaty of Versailles was an agreement between the Allied powers and Germany following the First World War. The treaty required Germany to admit guilt for the war, pay reparations, imposed disarmament, demilitarization of the Rhineland and concede over 13% of their territory.
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    Rise of Hitler

  • Hitler's Beer Hall Putsch

    Hitler's Beer Hall Putsch
    Adolf Hitler, the leader of the Nazi Party in Germany attempted to seize power in Munich, Bavaria, and Germany. He failed. He ended up in prison for his attempts at a revolution. While in prison Hitler wrote Mein Kampf.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    Black Tuesday was thelargest stock market crash in the history of the United States. The crash was the pivotal moment for the beginnig of the Great Depression felt worldwide. Germany felt the repercussions particularly hard becuase the US had to recall the loans and reparations previously given to Germany.
  • Lausanne Conference

    Lausanne Conference
    The unemployment rate in Germany reached 30%. The Lausanne Conference was held with representatives from Great Britain, Germany and France and resulted in the suspensions of thereparation payments deriving from the Treaty of Versailles, when Germany had paid back half of the reparations.
  • Appointed Chancellor

    Appointed Chancellor
    Paul Von Hindenburg (German President) appointed Hitler Chancellor of Germany
  • Reichstag Fire

    Reichstag Fire
    A fire set to the Reichstag government building in Berlin was blamed on the Communists. As a result Hitler was given authority carry out an emergency decree to confront the Communist Party.
    With civil liberities suspended, the Government implimented mass arrests of Communists in Germany.
  • Death of von Hindenburg

    Death of von Hindenburg
    The death of President von Hindenburg led to Hitler taking over as leader of Germany representing the Nazi Party.