Essays Tagged: "Reichstag"


though that wouldreign over the German states. Two houses of delegates were created. Onecalled the Reichstag which was elected by universal suffrage, and an upperhouse consisting of delegates represe ... sting of delegates representing the German princes. Bismarckas chancellor usually tried to have the Reichstag on his side, but he wasnot scared to go against them. The lower house had many legislation ...

(2 pages) 145 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

By the autumn of 1934 Hitler reigned supreme in Germany. Using at least five of these sources, and other relevant information, describe the steps by which Hitler achieved this.

t:'Instead of working to achieve power by armed coup, we shall have to hold out noses and enter the Reichstag...'This shows us that the underlying principles behind Nazism did not change but the way a ... all the extra support Hitler did not have the backing that he required to obtain a majority in the Reichstag. The depression had undermined the democracy and Hindenburg was using Article 48 to suppor ...

(3 pages) 123 0 3.9 May/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Nazi Euthanasia Propaganda Plans

purify the race.The Enabling Act, in 1933, allowed powers of legislation to be taken away from Reichstag and transferred to Hitler. This gave Hitler dictatorial powers. On July 14th, Hitler pro ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

La d'Adolf Hitler

Nazi a gagné 13,745,000 votes qui les ont donné 230 de les 608 sièges dans le Reichstag.Le 30 janvier, 1933 Président Hindenburg a décidé de nommer Hitler co ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Who Started The Reichstag Fire?

On the 27 of febuary 1927, the German parlement (Reichstag) burned down, this essay is to help people decidefor themselves who did it as historians c ... s supposed to have devised the schemewhereby 10 agents led by Karl Ernst were to gain access to the Reichstag through a tunnel leading from the officialresidence of Hermann Goring, Reichstag president ... . The link between Karl Ernst of theSA and Lubbe has never been proved.So, on the 27th February the Reichstag is empty as it had been in recess since December. At around 20:30 one of thecaretakers che ...

(5 pages) 36 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Assess the Impact of Fascist Rule on the people of Germany up to 1939.

ans as it meant that they no longer had any rights or had any say in how their country was run. The Reichstag had been dissolved in 1933 by the Enabling Act, which gave Hitler and the Nazi party total ... y for 4 years. This meant that Hitler could now do whatever he wanted without having to consult the Reichstag for approval. Hitler's coming to power also resulted in changes in the Civil Service. In 1 ...

(6 pages) 33 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

What problems did the Weimar Republic face between 1919 and 1923?

formed after the war. It was a democracy where everybody could vote. The parliament was called the Reichstag.The Weimar Republic had some enemies from both the left and the right. The opposition from ...

(2 pages) 41 1 1.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Paul Joseph Goebbels - His part in World War II and Nazi Propaganda

ethods of propaganda, was crucial to Hitler's seizure of power.In 1928, Goebbels was elected to the Reichstag, which was the House of Representatives of the Nazi German empire. It consisted of members ... aganda. Without his assistance, Hitler might not have come to power at all without support from the Reichstag. His sapience and almost sixth sense for mass psychology and pre-eminence for intrigue and ...

(2 pages) 61 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Problems Faced By The Weimer Republic.

other words if party A, for example, gets 10% of the votes then they would get 10% of seats in the Reichstag. The introduction of proportional representation became a controversial issue and was the ... was also tension in the government due to the ambiguous relationship between the President and the Reichstag. The president acted as a counter-balance to the Reichstag as a result of fears of parliam ...

(9 pages) 32 1 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

How far was Hitler responsible for the triumph of the Nazis in coming to power in March 1933?

The 23rd of March 1933, and the Reichstag was on the verge of passing the Enabling Act, which would effectively surrender its politi ... ecause it was usually the only party reconcilable with the party that happened to be largest in the Reichstag, central as it was. It demanded equivocation in the enabling act and never received it, bu ... ed in the Weimar Constitution allowed any party with 60,000 votes to elect a 'deputy' to the German Reichstag, This resulted in an abundance of small parties and coalitions, and absolutely no majoriti ...

(11 pages) 54 2 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

How the Current Times in the US Reflect Early Nazi Germany

l von Hindenburg. On his first day as chancellor, Hitler manipulated Hindenburg into dissolving the Reichstag and calling for the new elections he had wanted to be held later that year. Thus began Hit ... en proven in many situations, and politicians know and feed off this fact. On February 27, 1933 the Reichstag fire that burned down the German Parliament building was blamed on communists and used as ...

(3 pages) 47 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Did the German people benefit from Nazi rule in the 1930's?

four years he made an anti-communist law that banned all 81 members of the communist party from the Reichstag. Then he made the law against the formation of new parties, this got rid of all parties ot ...

(10 pages) 68 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Hermann Goering bio.

Commander-in-Chief of the Luftwaffe, President of the Reichstag, Prime Minister of Prussia and, as Hitler's designated successor, the second man in the Th ... rning to Germany in 1927, he rejoined the NSDAP and was elected as one of its first deputies to the Reichstag a year later. During the next five years Goering played a major part in smoothing Hitler's ... rty and orchestrating the electoral triumph of 31 July 1932 which brought him the Presidency of the Reichstag.Following Hitler's appointment as Chancellor on 30 January 1933, Goering was made Prussian ...

(6 pages) 43 1 2.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Explain the major factors between 1928 and 1933 that enabled Hitler to come to power

was steadily loosing power. With the continual use of article 48(presidents ability to overrule the Reichstag), the limited personality of leaders, the awkward policies and loss of democratic ideals, ... rg threw Muller out of his chancellorship; Muller was the last chancellor to have a majority in the Reichstag.Germany was ruled by a method of government very similar to the American one we see today. ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Account for the failure of democracy in Germany in the period 1928-1934.

e-ranging, yet all are an effect of the in-ability of all German Government's that had occupied the Reichstag. Firstly, the German economy was in a very fragile state throughout 1928 until the Nazi Pa ... y and the effects of the Wall St. Crash of 1929. The nature of Government's that held office in the Reichstag were all multi-party coalitions unable to pass laws without compromise from one or more pa ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Discuss the importance of three main problems facing the Weimar republic.

at the time.Under the new Weimar constitution, the people voted for their president and government (Reichstag), which would in turn choose the country's ministers. The president had the power to contr ...

(3 pages) 22 2 2.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

The importance of 3 basic problems afflicting the Weimer Republic from the very beginning.

hat the President of Germany is enabled to gain full control over the German army regardless of the Reichstag's (the German Parliament) power in extreme situations. This article was used frequently by ... g requested the President Paul von Hindenburg to provide him the authority to completely ignore the Reichstag by using the power of Article 48, and when Hindenburg granted his request, he used his pow ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Immediate problems facing the Weimar Republic

he Article 48 of the constitution stated that the President had the power to appoint members of the Reichstag for only the sake of emergency. Frederic Ebert, the first president rarely used the power ... but his successor, Paul Von Hindenburg, abused this power and constantly changed the members of the Reichstag. This made the whole point of democracy useless, because it made the President look like a ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.5 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A Report on the importance of three main problems facing the Weimar Republic

t." ( This system created 27 different parties in the Reichstag. This made it very difficult and caused lots of changes in government. Hans Van Seekt led ...

(2 pages) 19 1 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How did the problems in Germany make people support Hitler in 1923?

itler, one of the greatest history makers of all time.During this time the government, known as the Reichstag, consisted about 28 different parties. This caused many problems because each party had th ...

(4 pages) 21 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History