How did political developments in 1932 result in Hitler becoming Chancellor in January 1933?

This lesson will focus on the route Hitler took to become Chancellor of Germany in 1933. It introduces the 1932 elections, for both the President and the Reichstag and will explore what happened in the Presidential elections, the action taken by key individuals in 1932 and how their actions contributed towards Hitler's appointment as Chancellor.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which demographic supported the KPD?

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Q2.What year did Hitler become chancellor?

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Q3.How many seats did the NSDAP win in the July 1932 election?

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Q4.How did Hitler travel around Germany during his election campaign?

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Q5.What did the NSDAP famously promise the working class?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which demographic supported the KPD?

1/5

Q2.What year did Hitler become chancellor?

2/5

Q3.How many seats did the NSDAP win in the July 1932 election?

3/5

Q4.How did Hitler travel around Germany during his election campaign?

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Q5.What did the NSDAP famously promise the working class?

5/5

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How did political developments in 1932 result in Hitler becoming Chancellor in January 1933?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

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Q1.Who was the head of the Weimar Republic?

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Q2.Which three men took part in the presidential election of 1932?

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Q3.Why did Hitler achieve a higher percentage of the vote in the April 1932 election?

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Q4.Which presidential decree did Chancellor Bruning use to allow him to make decision without the Reichstag?

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Q5.Why were Chancellor Bruning's ideas to help the German economy to recover not supported by Hindenburg?

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Q6.When did Bruning resign from the position of German Chancellor?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How did political developments in 1932 result in Hitler becoming Chancellor in January 1933?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Who was the head of the Weimar Republic?

1/6

Q2.Which three men took part in the presidential election of 1932?

2/6

Q3.Why did Hitler achieve a higher percentage of the vote in the April 1932 election?

3/6

Q4.Which presidential decree did Chancellor Bruning use to allow him to make decision without the Reichstag?

4/6

Q5.Why were Chancellor Bruning's ideas to help the German economy to recover not supported by Hindenburg?

5/6

Q6.When did Bruning resign from the position of German Chancellor?

6/6

Lesson summary: How did political developments in 1932 result in Hitler becoming Chancellor in January 1933?

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