1933

January 30, 1933:
Adolf Hitler appointed Chancellor of the German Reich.

February 28, 1933:
Hitler issues a decree invalidating the basic rights.

April 1, 1933:
Boycott against Jewish businesses organized by the SA.

April 7, 1933:
New laws bar Jews from jobs in the civil service, universities and law courts.

May 2, 1933:
Banning of parties, trade unions and confiscation of their property (part of the process of "Gleichschaltung").

July 14, 1933:
Law on the confiscation of property of "enemies of the people and the State". Legal basis for the seizure of assets of emigrants.

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