Realizing that the majority of merchants were Jewish, Hitler blamed the Jews for the fall of the economy and its runaway inflation in the 1930s in Germany. Along with the merchants, Jewish doctors and lawyers also controlled much of the money. Because of this terrible condition of the economy, Hitler was able to incite the German people to rally against them. Afterall, Hitler reasoned, the Jews were invaders, not true citizens of Germany; they were not Aryan. In addition, Hitler considered them inferior; their presence, their appearance, their history was repugnant to him. In short, the Jews were the perfect scapegoat for the German people' ills, especially since the Treaty of Versailles left Germany broke from paying reparations. The government wound up printing money causing inflation to rise drastically.The treaty of Versailles has been said to have been a Jewish conspiracy.