Maybe it's time we start rebelling now
Posted Aug 23, 2013 13:34 UTC (Fri) by anselm
In reply to: Maybe it's time we start rebelling now
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Difficult to make them understand that Hitler was democratically elected.
No he wasn't. Hitler was installed as Reich chancellor by Hindenburg (the Reich president). The NSDAP (Nazi party) did have considerable popular support – it was the strongest party in the 1932 elections at 30-odd percent of the vote, although between the July and November elections in that year the percentage actually dropped by 5 points or so. However, contrary to the popular misconception, Hitler never actually managed to form a government through a proper parliamentary majority after a democratic election.
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