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

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After World War One, Germany was in the worst condition. A new republic had formed. The Weimar Republic formed in 1919 was already facing many, many problems. Although attempts for solutions were made, it did not do much. Germany at the time faced invasions, inflations, poor control, rebellions and many other conflicts within the country itself. The Right-wingers hated the Weimar Republic because they accepted the disgraceful treaty. These problems eventually led to the uprising of Hitler, 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 there own ideas. Left-wingers disagreed with right-wingers. With this type of government nothing could be done. The constitution for the government caused many problems because of article 48. The president could take power anytime and make decisions alone. The citizens of Germany were not lead by a powerful or intellectual government.

When the French invaded Ebert simply told them not to do anything, resulting with inflation. Sure the French eventually left, but Germany was left in the worst economical stage. The solution was useful for forcing the French away, but it was pathetic because Germany was now in an abyss. Germany was in deep despair, it was once such a great and prosperous country. Now after the war with such a weak and crippled government, the people wanted to have the Kaiser back. Hitler, who was a persuasive speaker, touched the hearts of many. They people were too caught up in the poverty situations they had to deal with, when a powerful speaker came by proposing ideas to return Germany back to its great stage the citizens would not have second thoughts about supporting him. The weak government and chaotic states drove...