Election 1 State of the State• Hyperinflation and government debt are at an all-time high. In just 1 year, the price of a loaf of bread has increased from $1 to $4.2 trillion!
Election 1 Candidates• Candidate A – spend money to boost consumer spending• Candidate B – complete government control over spending and production• Candidate C – economic self-sufficiency – lessen foreign influence on the economy, thus boosting the value of the dollar
Election 2 State of the State• In addition to hyperinflation and increasing government debt, your country is now facing increasing unemployment. In just 3 years, unemployment has doubled from 15% to over 30%!
Election 2 Candidates• Candidate A – continue spending on unemployment benefits until a long-term solution can be found• Candidate B – complete government control over economy• Candidate C – freeze pay, consolidate labor unions, promote government contracts on public
Election 3 State of the State• Because of the increasing government debt and rising unemployment, your country is politically and socially unstable, and previous attempts at government coalitions have failed.
Election 3 Candidates• Candidate A – continue attempts to unify government through multi-partisan coalitions• Candidate B – political and social revolution to rid the country of social and political divisions• Candidate C – promote national unity through social programs
Results Candidates• Candidate A – member of the Social Democratic Party (SPD)• Candidate B – member of the Communist Party• Candidate C – Adolf Hitler – member of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party (NSDAP) – Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei