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see Tara Reid in Van Wilder [Close] see Tara Reid in Van Wilder [Close] Yahoo! Movies Exclusive The Nazi Party had a series of ideas which it incorporated into the regime. These ideas were all working together to help achieve Hitlerís plans of conquest. Though it is argued that a lot of these ideas were more of a hindrance, than a help. One of the principle ideas of a fascist state is total control. Hitler used this principle to make the task of achieving all his other goals much easier. "The Reichstag has passed the following law the government is also able to pass laws." In Article two:- " The laws issued by the government shall be issued by the chancellor and published in the official gazette" Later on, another law was passed:- "The sole political party existing in Germany is the National Socialist German Workersí Party." By Passing these laws, Hitler stood alone, as the sole dictator of Germany.

By doing this, Hitler gained a lot of support, as well as a lot of criticism. But Hitler was able to use this total control to stop most the criticism turning into outright opposition. A lot of this power was filtered throughout society, and numerous changes took place. This Generally translated into the reduction of civil rights the people held. This meant things like unions were outlawed, political opinion was outlawed, freedom of speech was outlawed, freedom of press was outlawed, Hitler needed to gain 50% of the Reichstag to gain power. This meant that he had to appeal to many different groups if he was to gain power. He did this by offering something to almost everyone. The graph below shows the amount of the Reichstag the Nazi party held in March 1933. This was still not enough to gain power. Hitler was forced to form a...