Why Did Hitler Become Chancellor?

Why did Hitler become Chancellor?
Before 1930 the Nazis had little success because their aims were irrelevant to most Germans and the Weimar government was managing the economy and foreign policies well. In addition, the Nazi Party didn’t have the support from the police and army, and the failed Putsch of 1923 set them back. Nethertheless, during January 1933, Hitler was appointed Chancellor. I’m going to discuss why this event occurred.
I think that the most important factor was the deal Hitler made with the rich Catholic nobleman, Von Papen. They agreed that if Hitler became Chancellor, Von Papen would be in the cabinet. Von Papen therefore persuaded Hindenburg to appoint Hitler by saying that Hitler could be controlled as long as the number of Nazis was limited.
Another factor was that the Weimar government was very weak. The Germans were used to being dictated to. Proportional representation was used, so minority extremist parties still had a say in the running of the country. Hitler blamed the Weimar government for letting the country be controlled by the Treaty of Versailles. Many people hated the restrictions Germany was being placed under. The Nazi Party was greatly underestimated.
Another reason was Hitler’s great skills as a speaker and a leader. He seemed very passionate about what he was saying, and he appeared to be the structured leader that German needed. His physical appearance was changed on posters to make him seem more powerful and determined. Hitler’s incredible self belief seemed to make people believe in him. He was also a good organizer, and used political maneuvering to be one step ahead of his opponents.
The Nazi tactics were very important to their ultimate successes. They changed their views to suit the public. At first they said that they wanted to nationalize businesses. Yet after they saw that this was unpopular, they said that they didn’t want to do so. The Nazis used propaganda a lot. They used it to appeal to the...