Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in January 1933 but Hitler did not have the absolute power he desired as the Nazi Party were in a coalition government with the German Nationalists. The Nationalists had nine out of the twelve ministers in power whereas the Nazis only had three. The two Nazi ministers were Herman Goering, Minister of the Interior of Prussia, and William Frisk, Minister of the Reich and Hitler was Chancellor. Hitler called for new
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could not take part in politics while they were imprisoned, in the March Elections and could now pass the laws they wanted to. Hitler also got Hindenburg to sign a decree which took away certain civilian liberties, this act was called ‘The Decree for the Protection of the People and the State’. Hitler used it to control the media and used it to ban opposition party newspapers and only allow Nazi Party Publications into circulation.