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The Nazi party made sure that they were appealing to everyone that felt a since of distance from the Socialist party which tended to be the dominant party of the time.
In this book, Allen does a great job of showing the reader the many ways the Nazi Party got their propaganda out to the voters. He also shows how, at first, while the Nazi Party may have not been the first choice in average citizens' mind, how they were able to relate to and change the citizens' thinking over the course of just a few years. His description of the extremes that all the political parties at the time went to in order to get the vote was very intense. With the parades, pamphlets, meetings, and speakers it is no wonder that these citizens of the lower and lower middle class would choose the Nazi party. In a time of economic depression and political instability, this group proved to them that they had everything together and they had the financial backing to support a party of such a great size.
In conclusion, I feel that Allen did a fabulous job of making his point to the reader and supporting it with a great many different examples. I could easily understand why people at this time would tend to lean towards the Nazi party because of what the Nazis offered to the average citizen of