Published 02/14/2012, West Central Tribune
In the 1920s in Germany there was a great political divide. On the extreme right there was the National Socialist German Workers (Nazi) Party. On the far left there was the Communist Party. Both of these advocated centralized control of virtually everything, they were socialist in nature. Because of the fear of communism, many, including members of the catholic church (small c) sided with the Nazi party. They assumed it would bring a solution to the poverty of the Great Depression.Word count: 245
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