Hitler's rise, consolidation of power

Rise to Power

German Worker's Party founded

1/15/1919

Hitler becomes member of German Worker's Party

9/12/1919

German Worker's Party is the predecessor of NSDAP.

The 25-point programme

2/1920

German Worker's Party becomes NSDAP

2/24/1920

Hitler Chairman of NSDAP

7/1921

SA formed

8/1921 - 9/1921

Hitlerjugend formed

3/1922

Beer Hall Putch

11/1923

Hitler imprisoned

4/1/1924 - 12/20/1924

SS created

4/4/1925

'Mein Kampf' published

7/18/1925

Hitler won 3% of the seats in Reischtag

5/20/1928

Stresemann dies

10/3/1929

Crash of Wall Street

10/24/1929

German Referendum of 1929

12/22/1929

A failed referendum trying to renounce the Treaty of Versailles. This referendum gave Hitler and the Nazi Party recognition and credibility.

100 000 members in NSDAP

1930

Hitlerjugend banned in Hannover

4/1/1930

Nazi Party wins 107 seats

9/14/1930

Banks collaps, unemployement at a peak

5/11/1931

The banks collapse and 4.8 million Germans become unemployed.

NSDAP wins 36,8% in Presidential election

4/1932

Von Papen appointed Chancellor

6/1932

NSDAP wins 38% in elections

7/1932

Prussian government throw over Prussian gov.

7/20/1932

Von Papen loses support in Reischtag

9/27/1932

Scheicher Reichskanzler

12/1932

Hitler appointed as Chancellor

1/30/1933

... but only 3/11 of the cabinet consists of Nazi ministers.

Consolidation of Power

The Reischtag Fire

2/27/1933

The Reischtag Fire Decree

2/28/1933

The decree nullified many civil liberties in Germany.

Election

3/5/1933

44% to the Nazi Party.

The Enabling Act of 1933

3/23/1933

Adolf Hitler legally obtained emergency powers, which made him the dictator of Germany.

National boycot of Jewish businesses

4/1933

State governors changed to Nazi governors

4/1933

Reorganisation of local government

4/26/1933

The Nazi Party put in control of local government, which allowed the Gestapo to rule by the use of terror.

Trade organisations banned

5/2/1933

Political Parties are banned

7/14/1933

The Concordat

7/20/1933

The Catholic Church and the Nazi government promised that they would not interfere with each other.

Germany out of LoN

10/1933

All soldiers swear allegiance to Hitler personally

1934

The Nazi People's Courts set up

4/24/1934

The judges had to swear allegiance to the Nazi Party, etc.

Night of the Long Knives

6/30/1934 - 7/2/1934

SA purged.

Dollffus Putch

7/1934

President von Hindenburg dies

8/1934

Hitler becomes Führer

8/19/1934

Conscription reintroduced

3/16/1935

Triumph des Willenjs

3/28/1935

Nuremberg Laws

9/15/1935

Jews were deprived of their rights.

Four-year plan

1936 - 1940

Remilitarisation of Rhineland

3/7/1936

Hossbach Memorandum

11/7/1937

Meeting where Nazi expansionist policies were outlined. Those who didn't agree were later killed.

Nazi Germany the richest nation in Europe

1938

Anschluss

3/12/1938

Night of Broken Glass

11/9/1938 - 11/10/1938