During his time time in Landsberg Castle Hitler was given freedom to write his book Mein Kampf (My struggle) in which he outlined his political ideas.
Because the Putsch had failed Hitler, though totally undemocratic, realised he had to take power through the ballot box. Consequently he decided to totally restructure the Nazi Party.
In November 1923 Adolf Hitler was convinced that the Weimar Republic would collapse and attempted to take control of Munich, where he had his headquarters. It was also the most rightwing of all the German states.
General Erich Ludendorff, a famous German military leader and war hero supported Hitler.
However, whilst Hitler and his supporters were marching through the streets, the group was fired upon by police and easily dispersed. People were killed; including the man marching next to Hitler.
Hitler fled, but was later put on trial. At his trial, Hitler addressed the Court with political and antisemitic speeches. He was found guilty of treason, but a sympathetic court only sentenced him to five years in prison.
His sentence was later commuted to nine months. Ludendorff was acquitted entirely.