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  German presidential election, 1932 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The presidential election (Reichspräsidentenwahl) of 1932 was the second and final direct election to the office of President of the Reich (Reichspräsident), Germany's head of state during the 1919-1934 Weimar Republic.
Although Hitler lost the presidential election of 1932, he succeeded Hindenburg as head of state only two years later, when Hindenburg's death brought his term to a premature end in 1934.
When the modern office of German Federal President was established in 1949, following the restoration of democracy in West Germany, it was decided that the president would be chosen indirectly by means of a Federal Convention consisting of parliamentarians and state delegates.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/German_presidential_election,_1932   (509 words)

  
 E: The Third Reich
The Reichstag had just been reelected in November 1932, but Hitler hoped to win a majority in a new election campaign in which he would for the first time be able to use the power of the state in support of his party.
Those Germans who were neither Jewish nor socialist could live largely the same way as they had before, often even slightly better, since order had returned to society (a questionable and superficial order, of course) and since the economy had started to recover.
Röhm, the chief of the SA, argued that the German army should be infused with Nazi spirit and therefore be merged with the SA, with the SA receiving the leading role.
www.colby.edu /personal/r/rmscheck/GermanyE1.html   (2804 words)

  
 German presidential election, 1925 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The presidential election (Reichspräsidentenwahl) of 1925 was the first direct election to the office of President of the Reich (Reichspräsident), Germany's head of state during the 1919-1933 Weimar Republic.
Hindenburg would be again returned in the 1932 election and would play an important role during the rise to power of the Nazis.
The election occurred on April 26 and with a turnout of 77.6%.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/German_presidential_election,_1925   (701 words)

  
 The Nazi Road to Power   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Naturally Brüning wished to avoid the excitement of a presidential election at a time of nationalist ferment when the Nazi vote was increasing at every Land election, so he tried to obtain the agreement oft he parties to a constitutional amendment extending Hindenburg's term of office to 1934.
So fresh elections were ordered at once and, in accordance with Schleicher's promise to Hitler, the ban on the SA was lifted, a step which resulted in a new wave of street violence sweeping through Germany in the high summer of 1932.
On 20 July 1932 Papen declared a state of emergency in Prussia, appointed himself Reichskommissar, and dismissed the Prussian ministers on the grounds that they had favored the Communists and had failed to prevent fresh street violence (for which Papen's raising of the ban on the SA was to blame).
mars.wnec.edu /~grempel/courses/germany/lectures/27power_road.html   (3335 words)

  
 The Rise of Hitler - 1932 Hitler Runs for President of Germany
In 1932, there was supposed to be a presidential election, according to law.
In the presidential election held on March 13, 1932, Hitler got over eleven million votes (11,339,446) or 30% of the total.
The German republic was now as unsteady as the teetering old gentleman leading it and up against Schleicher and Hitler, was soon to be buried.
www.historyplace.com /worldwar2/riseofhitler/runs.htm   (1126 words)

  
 The Collapse of the Weimar Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Germans abandoned their flagging republic in search of a more radical solution to the economic and political crisis.
The emergence of the Nazi Party as the second largest party with 107 seats (up from 12 in 1928) revealed the extent to which Germany's public was moving to the right, and the extent to which the Nazi Party had developed into a modern mass party capable of mobilizing masses of voters.
And for many Germans who had been disappointed by the republic and were now panicky about the future, it didn't seem to be such as risky gamble.
www.appstate.edu /~brantzrw/GermanHistory/collapseofweimar.htm   (3675 words)

  
 World History 1932- 1933
In June, elections were held which gave the Republican-Socialist majority a commanding victory.
In July's Reichstag elections, the Nazis won the largest number of seats, but not a majority.
Elections held a week later gave the Nazis only 44 percent of the votes.
www.multied.com /dates/1932.html   (1045 words)

  
 Holocaust Timeline: The Rise of the Nazi Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
German propaganda had not prepared the nation for defeat, resulting in a sense of injured German national pride.
The German population swallowed the bitter pill of defeat as the victorious Allies punished Germany severely.
Hindenburg's term as president was ending in the spring of 1932.
fcit.coedu.usf.edu /Holocaust/timeline/nazirise.htm   (1158 words)

  
 Utah History Encyclopedia
The election of a Republican senator was insured with the shift in the state legislature from Democratic to Republican control, with twenty-eight Republicans to seventeen Democrats in the house of representatives and eight Republicans to ten Democrats in the senate.
The election of the two representatives and the three-way race between William Howard Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson made the 1912 election a memorable one for Utah and the entire nation.
The highlight of the 1916 election in Utah was the election of Simon Bamberger as governor.
www.media.utah.edu /UHE/e/ELECTIONS.html   (8403 words)

  
 D.7. The Breakdown of the Republic, 1930-1933
Most Germans were highly critical of Wilhelm II by the end of the war, but only the radical Left was determined to do away with the monarchy itself.
Although the German constitution did not force the president to appoint the chairman of the strongest party chancellor, this would not have been an unheard of procedure.
The full presidential dictatorship that might have defeated the Nazis did not come into being, and I admit that it would have been a very risky venture, though a risk that would have deserved to be taken given the disastrous consequences of the Nazi dictatorship.
www.colby.edu /personal/r/rmscheck/GermanyD7.html   (5158 words)

  
 The Holocaust Chronicle PROLOGUE: Roots of the Holocaust, page 50
By the autumn of 1932, five million were out of work, a figure that climbed to six million by January 1933.
April 10, 1932: In a run-off election for president of Germany, incumbent Paul von Hindenburg defeats Hitler.
June 1, 1932: Franz von Papen is appointed chancellor of Germany.
www.holocaustchronicle.org /StaticPages/50.html   (498 words)

  
 Collapse of the Weimar Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In the 1928 elections for the Reichstag the Nationalists sustained a clear defeat.
The election that followed, in 1930, was the first signal of decline for the Weimar Republic.
Besides, the Germans, after the horrifying experience of 1923, were in constant fear of inflation.
mars.wnec.edu /~grempel/courses/germany/lectures/23weimar_collapse.html   (3671 words)

  
 Germany
Upon his election (and coronation) the person acquired the style of king, whether during the lifetime of the ruler or after an interregnum.
According to the Charter of the German Confederation, "Austria has the chair in the Federal Assembly." Although the Charter does not use the term, this chairmanship is officially styled Präsidium or Bundespräsidium; it is ambiguous whether this style refers to the person or office of the Emperor of Austria.
According to the Constitution of the North German Confederation, "The Crown of Prussia is entitled to the Presidency of the Confederation" (Präsidium des Bundes).
www.worldstatesmen.org /Germany.html   (4005 words)

  
 Today in German History
As the situation grew more and more chaotic, he made use of Article 48 in the constitution and governed by presidential emergency decree.
The plan was a disaster, for it was in that election that the Nazi party gained considerably in the new parliament.
In 1932 the child of Charles Lindbergh was kidnapped and later murdered.
www.germanculture.com.ua /november/nov26.htm   (325 words)

  
 Timeline 1932-1933
1932 Feb 22, Adolf Hitler was the Nazi Party candidate for the presidential elections in Germany.
German immigrant Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested and convicted for the crime amid a frenzy of biased media coverage.
1932 Mar 9, Eamon De Valera was elected Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland and pledged to abolished all loyalty to the British Crown.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1932_1933.HTML   (13670 words)

  
 German nazi party
The Conservative military hero Paul Von Hindenburg was elected over Hitler in the presidential election, and Germany stabilized.
Although Hitler lost the election, he became the sole leader of the Nazi Party unto which party members swore loyalty unto death.
Throughout Europe, the conquered peoples, especially Slavs and Jews, were executed or forced to slaved labor in German war factories, while their countries were drained of food and raw materials.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Olympus/3012/german_outline.htm   (621 words)

  
 Holocaust Museum at Wannsee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The fire resulted in the congressmen in the Reichstag of democratic Germany voting for the Enabling Act which the museum says was "a law that served as the basis of Hitler's rule for 12 years.
Hindenburg appointed Hitler as Chancellor after he came in second as a presidential candidate on the Nazi ticket in the three-party election of 1932.
But the impoverishment of the German Jews, caused by government policies, and the tax imposed on emigrants proved to be obstacles.
www.scrapbookpages.com /EasternGermany/Wannsee/Museum.html   (979 words)

  
 Green Left - UNITED STATES: Democrats take care of business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Democrats claim to be the “party of working people” — and depend on their base of unions and liberal organisations for votes at every election.
Clinton launched his presidential campaign as chair of the DLC in 1990 and 1991, and the policies he become known for — from “reinventing government” to “welfare reform” — were straight out of the DLC playbook.
In reviewing the left’s support for Johnson as the “lesser evil” in 1964, US socialist Hal Draper recalled the German presidential election of 1932, when the Social Democratic Party encouraged a vote for the right-wing candidate Field Marshal von Hindenburg, in order to defeat Adolph Hitler and the Nazis.
www.greenleft.org.au /2004/592/32019   (1925 words)

  
 Democrats take care of business
The Democrats claim to be the "party of working people"--and depend on their base of unions and liberal organizations for votes at every election.
Clinton’s election was the crowning achievement of the strategy to remake the Democratic Party as GOP Lite.
It wasn’t hard to see why Johnson was considered the "lesser evil." Most of the young anti-Vietnam War movement took the position of "half the way with LBJ." Johnson won in a landslide--and once elected, he escalated the Vietnam War beyond anyone’s worst nightmares.
www.socialistworker.org /2004-2/507/507_08_DemsTCB.shtml   (1813 words)

  
 Project Election - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Some presidential facts are funny and random; others are about the history of America.
You need to be informed about all the elections so that the wrong person doesn’t run our country.
From Carter’s daughter spying on presidential meetings from her tree house to the Monroe’s’ daughter being the first to wed in the historic building, the White House has housed many colorful characters and wonderful leaders.
north.coppellisd.com /campus/election/FAQs.htm   (2166 words)

  
 TIME.com: Hitler Stopped? -- Apr. 18, 1932 -- Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Thoughtful Germans focused their attention not on the presidential poll last week but on the Diet elections April 24 in Prussia.
In these elections the parties which grouped themselves last week behind the personality of Hindenburg will be fighting their own battles.
In Prussia, keystone of the German Federation, power has been held since 1925 by Socialist Premier Dr. Otto Braun whose support today is based on a Socialist-Centre coalition in the Prussian Diet elected in 1928 (when the world had not heard of Adolf Hitler).
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,743572,00.html   (928 words)

  
 Bush family election special 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
For a second time this Bush was to profit from" fighting the Germans", this time a Nazi state that his own son had been instrumental in founding and nourishing.
Coincidentally or not, Kurt von Schroeder was one of the principal German advisers assisting this negotiation.
Flick, later imprisoned after the Nuremberg war crimes trials, was with Fritz Thyssen the major co-owner of the German Steel Trust, and from 1932 contributed large sums to the Nazi Party.
www.e-book.com.au /electionspecial04.htm   (6692 words)

  
 1932 Timeline
The 20th Amendment, which will move the presidential inauguration to January 20, is sent to the states for ratification
After three weeks of negotiations, German reparation payments are suspended.
German Chancellor von Papen bars Hitler from German government; Hitler predicts the Nazi Party's "total victory"
xroads.virginia.edu /~1930s2/Time/1932/1932fr.html   (873 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: German ancestry Politicians in Wisconsin
The Political Graveyard: German ancestry Politicians in Wisconsin
Took part in the 1848 German uprising and led a 10,000 member resistance group called the Volksverein; founded the city of Kiel, Wisconsin in 1854.; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Presidential Elector for Wisconsin,
The coverage of the site includes certain federal officials, state officeholders and candidates in all 50 states, state and national political party officials, federal and state judges, and mayors (including candidates at election for mayor) of qualifying cities.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/WI/german.html   (370 words)

  
 Federal Government Resources on the Web/President
Presidential speeches and statements issued by the Office of the Press Secretary on an annual basis
Presidential clemency statistics since 1900 by administration, including applications and dispositions by year and administration
History and legal basis of Presidential pardons with statistics on the number of pardons granted, 1789 to present
www.lib.umich.edu /govdocs/fedprs.html   (2001 words)

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