The contrast between nazi rule and that of the weimar government that preceded it is vital in understanding why the majority of germans conformed to nazi rule gellately describes how “many germans believed that the liberal weimar republic was a degenerate society, and that their country was on the road to ruin.
Hitler was a destructive man, and it cannot be doubted that nazi germany was the most destructive political regime of the twentieth century, not only because it unleashed world war ii but because of its impact on society hitler's propaganda in the form of images and information alone had a very profound impact on german society. But the nazis were notable for making propaganda a key element of government even before germany went to war again one of hitler’s first acts as chancellor was to establish the reich ministry of public enlightenment and propaganda, demonstrating his belief that controlling information was as important as controlling the military and the economy.
Students analyze several examples of nazi propaganda and consider how the nazis used media to influence the thoughts, feelings, and actions of individual germans. Even when the atrocities of the nazis became somewhat known germans continued to conform to nazi rule, primarily as a result of the anti-semitism and bigotry prevalent in german society, effectively fostered by the nazis finally, the hitler myth is vital in understanding why the majority of germans conformed to the rule of the regime. Hitler's propaganda in the form of images and information alone had a very profound impact on german society after the seizure of power by the nazis in 1933, hitler established a ministry of public enlightenment and propaganda headed by joseph goebbels.
Under the nazi rule the unemployment was significantly decreased and the economy was stabilized, but it was at a cost to minority german groups many german people did benefit from the nazi rule and preferred the stability offered by the nazi rule compared to the instability of the weimar republic the nazi party fixed the economic problems that germany had encountered through the treaty of versailles and the great depression.
What for most germans in spring 1939 were aims in themselves, which hitler appeared triumphantly to have accomplished, were for nazi leaders merely the platform for the war of racial-imperialist.
Hitler believed that germany's loss in world war 1 was because of a jewish conspiracy, the treaty of versailles was a conspiracy set by the jews to bring germany to its knees, and the hyperinflation in 1923 was a result of the international jewish race attempting to destroy germany during the nazi rule hitler began to gain the public's agreement with his hatred towards jews. Finally, the hitler myth is vital in understanding why the majority of germans conformed to the rule of the regime the contrast between nazi rule and that of the weimar government that preceded it is vital in understanding why the majority of germans conformed to nazi rule.