opinion was that the Jews were not equal to the Germans, being an ugly,
subversive people whose main aim was to take over the world. Hitler
cited the Jews as being the single, most-powerful threat to a superior,
pure or 'Aryan' German race.
appeal was sufficiently strong to secure millions of votes for the Nazi
Party in the elections leading up to 1933. It is important to realise
that Hitler came to power through democratic means. Once he was made
Chancellor of Germany he was soon able, through scare tactics, to become
the Führer that he had described back in 1923 in 'Mein Kampf'.
Nazis had secured a place in government, they proceeded to do away with
democracy, and implement a One Party state. The persecution of the Jews
was about to begin.