Hitler’s Dictatorship

Traces the events leading up to Adolph Hitler passing the Enabling Act of 1933 which left him with absoloute power over Germany.

In 1933, Adolph Hitler introduced to the government an act that would establish his dictatorial role in Germany. This legislation, known as The Enabling Act, provided unmitigated authority to Hitler and the Reich. As a significant moment in German history, the Enabling Act represents the culmination of Hitler’s political ambition for total control over German activity both at home and abroad. This essay summarizes the events leading up to this act and considers the details of the act itself.