20/02/2012. Weimar and Nazi Germany. 2. Objectives. At the end of this lesson you should be able to:Identify and explain a number of factors that led to the rise of the Nazi partyRecognise that no single factor led to Hitler\'s rise. 20/02/2012. Weimar and Nazi Germany. 3. Overview. The Nazi Party was formed in 1919Hitler joined the party shortly after it\'s inceptionGermany was in a state of disarray after the First World WarThere were many extremist groups in Germany at the time.