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a) Assess the role of terror and repression in maintaining the Nazi State 1933-1939
Partnered with propaganda, terror and repression became an ever-increasing option for the Nazis. As a tolitarian state, groups or individuals who opposed the propaganda campaign needed to be mobilized through other terms. Brutality was often reserved for minority groups as per Nazi ideologies presented under Hitler. The SA and SS had ever increasing power over these groups.
In 1921 Adolph Hitler formed his own private army called Sturm Abteilung (Storm Section). The SA were instructed to disrupt the meetings of political opponents and to protect Hitler from revenge attacks. Hitler's storm troopers
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Questions Raised about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany in Schindler's Gift
Stephen Speilberg's Academy Award winning film 'Schindler's List' raised many questions about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany. The film's focus centered on one specific Jewish community, and the impact one man, Oskar Schindler, had upon it. Schindler's involvement with the Jews started with the birth of a business venture. An enterprising Nazi, Schindler saw an opportunity. In exchange for money to start his business, (a ceramics factory), he could offer capable Jews an escape from the deathly work camps. Throughout the course of the war however, Schindler's motives and motivation both change; once a greedy
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Similarities between Nazis and the Party of 1984
The government of Nazi Germany greatly resembled the Party, the government in 1984. Both operated similarly and had similar aims. Anything either government did was an action for maintaining power. Both the Nazis and the Party maintained similar ideologies, controlled mass media, educated children in their beliefs, had a secret police force, and had forced labor camps. Both governments used each of these methods maintain power and control over the people.
Nazis and the Party had very similar ideologies. Although Nazis eliminated people because of their religion (Sauer 683) and the Party eliminated people because of their anti
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Account for the initial consolidation of Nazi power in 1933-34
The failure of the Weimar Republic, the Wall Street Crash and the Treaty of Versailles had sent Germany into a state of instability and unrest. The only way to restore Germany was to elect a new government. Events such as the Munich Putsch, Mein Kampf, the re organisation of Nazi tactics gained supporters and awareness of the Nazi party. This led to the Nazi party winning 43.9% of Germany’s vote in March 1933 and gaining 288 seats of Parliament due to proportional representation. On January 30th Hitler became Chancellor of Germany and eighteen months later Germany became a dictatorship.
Hitler faced three main problems in
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Assess the aims and nature of Nazi Foreign policy to September 1939
The aims and nature of Nazi Foreign policy up to September 1939 were ambitious yet hostile to others in nature, ultimately derived from Hitler’s worldview in creating a perfect German society. The ultimate aim of the policy centered on the destruction of the Treaty of Versailles, strategically set to be achieved through long and short-term goals. Territorial expansion and the desire for a racially pure Germany were encompassed in the long-term view of Nazi Foreign policy, however to achieve this, Hitler realised that he would first have to take smaller steps. This is observed through his establishment of the short-term
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As the War in Europe has let out I would like to give you an up to date profile on the War and how it came about, for those of you that are a little confused.In 1921 Adolf Hitler became the leader of National Socialist "Nazi" Party. In 1939 on September 1, Hitler and the Nazi party led Germany into invade Poland, the Soviet Union then joined them in this invasion. On September 3, the United Kingdom and France declared war on Germany, starting a widespread navel war. Germany quickly overpowered Poland, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France in 1940. However, they did not overpower the UK thanks to the royal air force and royal navy.Hitler, then turned on the Soviet Union, attacking
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During Nazi Germany the many different groups suffered in their own ways, but along with the losers, there were winners, in this analytical essay, I have outlined the most obvious ones. At the beginning Hitler tried to make everyone appear to win if he was elected. In 1927 he handed out pamphlets to certain groups, e.g. industrialists, saying that he would not follow through on his promise to share company profits with all the workers and that he was a fan of private enterprise. In this way he was able to make promises to everyone discreetly, without the mass media coverage on politics today. Hitler told farmers that they would have assistance, told workers they would be high class, but
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Analyse the factors that lead to Hitlerâ€™s initial consolidation of Nazi power 1933-34.
On 30 January, 1933, Hitler was appointed as Chancellor of Germany. However, initially he did not have absolute control, as he headed a cabinet of political opponents who did not believe in handing Hitler total power. As a result, through luck and the ability to take advantages of catastrophic events, manipulation of legal procedures and Hitlerâ€™s ruthless policy of repression by eliminating opponents the Nazi party were able to come into power in 1933-34. These factors successfully pushed Hitler into absolute power which led to Germany being led under Nazi power in a fascist state, free of
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Over time many different theories about the causes of World War 2 (WWII) have been established. The two most credited of these theories have been compiled into this essay. The causes outlined in this essay is firstly the Nazi Germany foreign policy, secondly is Britain's policy of appeasement.The first cause of WWII was the foreign policy of Nazi Germany and its leader Adolf Hitler; the policy had three general objectives:1. Free itself from the political commitments of the earlier Weimar government.2. Prepare Germany for war (effectively breaking the Treaty of Versailles [June 28, 1919])3. Test the Allies response to the German expansionist foreign policy.This aggressive foreign policy led
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humiliating. Hitler and the Nazis despised this treaty and sought to destroy it. They believed only by ending the restrictions on Germany could their nation thrive once again and become a 'Greater Germany.' By 1939 Hitler had all but demolished what was left of the Treaty of Versailles.
One of the Key points of Nazi Ideology is "Blut und Boden" or the defence of blood and soil. So Hitler's plans for German re armament are also closely linked to Nazi Ideology. As well as that for Germany to regain International status and to begin its long term expansion goals (both Integral parts of Nazi ideology) an adequate army would be necessary. However the restrictions and limitations placed on Germany
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used their propaganda and how they both won hearts and minds of their citizens.
For the Nazis it was important to convince the public that it was necessary to fight. The Nazi party created a series of movies and posters to solicit labour towards the war effort, encourage the conservation of materials, promote Hitler to the people, dehumanize German Jews, illustrate how badly Germans who lived in Eastern European countries were treated, and demonize Russians. The Nazi’s won their citizens minds by overwhelming them with the use of propaganda. Propaganda soon became so influential in Germany that it eventually lead to changes to the citizenship law. The speeches of Nazi political leaders
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The Weimar Republic's Failure and Hitler's Gain of Power in 1933
After the failure to win World War I, Germany was faced with a new
government, the German people hoped that this government would set
Germany on its way to recovery in terms of economically and as a
country. The new government was set up in a small town outside Berlin;
this is where the government took its name from. The Weimar republic
was formed in 1918. The government only lasted 14 years, until it
failed and the Nazi party took charge in 1933. I am going to examine
why the government failed and consequently how Hitler gained power.
A variety of reasons led to the failure of the
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others including: posters, portraying Hitler as
â€˜Godâ€™, sport; Berlin Olympics 1936, youth movements (Hitler youth/ league
of German maidens), and teaching Nazi ideology in school.
This propaganda was aimed at a number of different sections of society.
It was aimed at the youth of Germany as these were seen as the future
for the third Reich and so it was essential to gain their support. Nazi
ideas as â€˜racial qualityâ€™ were taught in school and Youth groups such as the
Hitler Youth were set up to prepare the children for their later roles in
society; boys for the army; girls as housewives. It also targeted the
women of German Society as for the Nazi policy of liebenscaurn to
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important, especially during the Great Depression, when the German people were eager to listen to anyone who showed they could bring prosperity back to their nation. Propaganda included media devices such as cinema and theatre, as well as posters and street slogans to ensure people were aware of Adolf Hitler’s message that he was able to restore Germany to the world power they once were. Nazi propaganda was lead by Josef Goebbels.
However, there were many other factors that contributed to the Nazi party domination in the Reichstag. Between 1924 and 1929, the Nazi party was losing votes, from a miserable 7% in 1924 to a pathetic 2.6% in 1928. The main reasons for this were that Germany was
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The Nazi party was effective in its consolidation of power by various means. By 1934 the Nazi party established the apparatus of party dictatorship in Germany through strategies based on fear, threats and the restraint on individual rights as loyalty to the state was paramount. The Nazi party effectively consolidated power through the exaggeration of The Reichstag Fire’s seriousness in February 1933. The Nazi party exemplified the lingering threat of communism thereby calling upon the authority to pass the enabling act of the Weimar constitution. The Reichstag decree was thereby implemented nullifying many of the key civil liberties of German citizen’s whereby the basis of the
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, July 1934) removed even the opposition within the Nazi Party.Â Â Â
On the 27th February 1933 in Berlin there was an arson attack on the Reichstag parliament building. A thorough search conducted by the police resulted in the finding of a man called Marinus van der Lubbe. Van der Lubbe was aÂ DutchÂ council communistÂ andÂ unemployedÂ bricklayer who had recently arrived inÂ Germany. The fire was used as evidence by theÂ NazisÂ that the Communists were beginning a 'plot' against the German government. Van der Lubbe and fourÂ CommunistÂ leaders were then arrested.Â Adolf Hitler, who was made asÂ Chancellor of GermanyÂ four weeks before onÂ 30 January, urged PresidentÂ HindenburgÂ to pass an
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Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 â€“ 30 April 1945) was an Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (German: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, abbreviated NSDAP), also called the Nazi Party. He was the ruler of Germany from 1933 to 1945, serving as Chancellor from 1933 to 1945 and as head of state (FÃ¼hrer und Reichskanzler) from 1934 to 1945.
A decorated veteran of World War I, Hitler joined the Nazi Party in 1920 and became its leader in 1921. Following his imprisonment after a failed coup in 1923, he gained support by promoting nationalism, antisemitism and anti-communism with charismatic oratory and propaganda. He was
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community joined only by blood and race, anyone else was not considered to be part of the Volksgemeinschaft program. Hitler wanted his Aryan race to spread throughout the world and for the Nazi party to become inferior.
By the years 1936 and 1937 Hitler and the Nazi party were strong within Germany, the support of the Nazi party was immense and Hitler saw this as an opportunity to radicalise the Nazi party, take things further and more extreme. Hitler announced new rules for Jews. Hitler first began increasing pressure on them to ‘voluntarily’ sell their business’ this was the beginning of the attack on the Jews. Hitler pressured Jews to sell their well earning business for well under
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was where the main ideas and ideologies of Adolf Hitler were brought forward. His book titled, â€˜Mein Kampfâ€™ was where Hitler illustrated and shared all of his main ideas such as keeping the Aryan blood pure, new order in Germany, The Hitler Youth, and finally, â€œLebensraumâ€ (which in German means â€˜living spaceâ€™). Lebensraum was a basic principle of Nazi foreign policy. Hitler believed that Eastern Europe had to be conquered to create a vast German empire for more physical space, a greater population, and new German territory to supply food and raw materials.
Adolf Hitler was always known as a self driven man who wanted power and â€˜Lebensraumâ€™ for his Germany; therefore he was
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War I, Germany was forced to sign the Peace Treaty of Versailles, which held Germany responsible for the war. The country went bankrupt, millions of Germans were without work and food, and the nation was in despair and turmoil. Adolf Hitler’s rise to power began during these very difficult economic and social times. In the fall of 1919, Hitler began to attend meetings of a small nationalist group called the German Workers’ Party. Hitler soon took control over the group and renamed it the National Socialist German Workers’ Party. The group later became known as the Nazi Party. The Nazis called for the union into one nation of all Germans. They demanded that citizens of non-German descent or
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destroy the world’s nation states and replace them with a universal government.
In practice, the Nazi revolution turned out to be ‘revolution of destruction’, in the sense of the Second World War provoked by Hitler, reducing much of Germany and Europe to rubble, but also in the way in which Germany’s social structure was undermined by the Nazis between 1933 and 1945. Hitler defeated the attempts to restrain him by implementing the process of ‘Gleichschaltung’ (co-ordination) between 1933 and 45 and was able to impose Nazi values on everyday German life. This occurred to a greater extent than in fascist Italy. Although it was a complex procedure, Hitler proved himself to be both a skilled
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through public speaking. After Hitler was released from prison, he formally resurrected the Nazi Party. Hitler began rebuilding and reorganizing the Party, waiting for an opportune time to gain political power in Germany. At that time, Germany was already suffering a post-war depression. Hitler used the suffering of the masses to gain political support. He gained a strong following from the middle class, the workers and the unemployed by promising to improve the economy. As economic conditions worsened, the Nazis gained more support. Hitler staged huge rallies and parades. His speeches called for a strong and proud Germany.
With the fall of Gustav Stresemann, the former chancellor of
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Jewish-owned businesses. Jews were now forced to wear a yellow star of David, and the German Jewish community was compelled to pay a large indemnity.
These measures against the Jews of Germany served as a prelude to the Holocaust of World War II, when the Nazis embarked on a campaign to exterminate the Jews of Europe.
The Nazis and the Christian Churches
The failure of German Christians, both Catholics and Protestants, to offer vigorous resistance to the crimes of the Nazis in general and to their persecution of the Jews, in particular, has been the subject of much historical controversy. Nevertheless, for German Christians the Nazi era was a time of pressure and persecution.
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the statement that once he was released from
prison, his mission was to rebuild the Nazi party into an
organization that would take power legally.(lace 43) And rebuild
is what hitler did. By the end of 1928 there were more than
100,000 members. Steadily the Nazis became more visible
throughout germany and yet with germany sharing in world
prosperity the growth of the nazi party was slow.
Hitlers strongest asset was his ability to formulate the aims of
his movement so generally and yet in such diversity that there
appered to be something in his program at some time, for nearlly
every german.(black 56) And with Hitler rising to fame the arms
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Party’s support and failed to follow their first impression of Hitler. In order to get laws past the parliament needed the Nazi Party and President Hindenburg appointed Hitler as Chancellor. At the time many were wary of Hitler’s intentions. He spoke against democracy on multiple occasions and in the public ear by proclaiming the new government of Germany on the radio without the speaking to other members of parliament. (Hitler’s Rise to Power Timeline) The leaders knew that Hitler was threat but instead allowed him to remain in power. President Hindenburg could have impeached Hitler but instead believed that Hitler could be “controlled” and that Hitler’s “ambitions would be tempered once
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Hitler’s Nazi Germany and Stalin’s Soviet Union have similarities and differences between them. Both political systems followed an authoritative form of government, with one dictator ruling the entire country. In Nazi Germany, Hitler was the dictator, and his political system was known as National Socialism. Hitler rose to power through a nationalist drive to restore Germany after World War 1. In the Soviet Union, Stalin was the dictator in charge of a Totalitarian form of government that rose to power following the Bolshevik Revolution. Both systems were ruthless when it came to eliminating political enemies, but Stalin’s system of government outlasted Hitler’s Nazi Germany. Both
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II.Once Becoming counselor he passed the Enabling Act, which let his government pass laws without legislative approval. "1935 will go down in history! For the first time a civilized nation has full gun registration! Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future!"(Hitler). He passed all sorts of laws trying to make Germany a better place. He assigned all of the labor unions to be controlled by the Nazi's and then banned all of the other political parties except for his own. Nazi authorities now ran the economy, the media and culture. He made the people dependent on his government. There were thousands of anti Nazis taken to concentration
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Versailles along with Wilson's Fourteen Points pushed the citizens Germany over the edge. A relevant historian’s assessment is as follows:
Source 9.9 Geary
No one in their right mind would claim that the terms of the
Treaty of Versailles did not play a major role in the collapse
of the Weimar Republic.
Geary's evaluation supports this paper’s historiographical viewpoint that the post-war conditions and failing democracy sparked German desire to return to authoritarian history, ultimately leading to Hitler’s takeover. Nazi Slogans included, “Away with reparations!”, “Smash the chains of Versailles”, and “Away with feeble Weimar democracy!” which persuaded parties on both the left and the
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explaining Hitlerâ€™s rise to power. However this is only one reason. Many other factors contributed to Hitler becoming Chancellor of Germany in 1933 such as the Great Depression of 1929, which made people begin to listen to Hitler, and Hitlerâ€™s leadership skills, which allowed him to make people believe and agree with Nazi ideologies and policies. Also, factors such as Nazi tactics, which helped to publicise the Nazis, Nazi policies, which helped impress people and win votes, and the weaknesses of the Weimar Government, which â€˜pushedâ€™ the German people towards extremist parties such as the Nazis, are important in explaining Hitlerâ€™s rise to power.
Weaknesses and divisions among his
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an officer during World War I, however with Germany signing the Armistice on November 11 1918 it ended the war.
Becoming involved in politics
Heinrich Himmler played a crucial role in the development of the Nazi Party and helped implement momentous mass murders. Himmlerâ€™s role in the Nazi movement had substantial impacts, enabling the party to grow increasingly. Himmlerâ€™s first move into politics was the National Socialist through Ernst Rohm, where he came in close contact with Hitler joining the Nazi party in August of 1923. Himmler took part and marched alongside the Nazi leaders as a standard bearer. This was a major turning point in the Nazi movement as it placed the Nazi party and
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Austrian Nazis some share in Government. As a result Arthur Seyss-Inquart (and Austrian Nazi) became a member of the Austrian government. In January 1938 the Austrian police raided Nazi headquarters in Vienna and discovered evidence of an uprising, which was aimed to give Germany the excuse to invade.
The Austrian chancellor Kurt von Schuschnigg met Hitler at Berchtesgaden. Hitler co-erced him into giving the Austrian Nazis virtually total freedom-appointing Seyss-Inquart as minister of the interior. Which gave him control of the police and Austrian foreign policy was to be controlled by the Nazi’s.
Von Schuschnigg called for a plebiscite to allow the Austrian people to
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Hitler's government envisioned a vast, new empire of "living space" (Lebensraum) in eastern Europe. The realization of German dominance in Europe, its leaders calculated, would require war.
After securing the neutrality of the Soviet Union (through the August 1939German-Soviet Pact of nonaggression), Germany started World War II by invading Poland on September 1, 1939. Britain and France responded by declaring war on Germany on September 3. Within a month, Poland was defeated by a combination of German and Soviet forces and was partitioned between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union.
The relative lull in fighting which followed the defeat of Poland ended on April 9, 1940, when
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The Nazi Economy:
The Economic Background:
* Hitler’s position depended on bringing Germany out of depression and so during 1932 the Nazi leadership had begun to consider a number of possible approaches to the management of the economy.
* The policy of autarky envisaged a scheme for the creation of a large trading area in Europe under the dominating influence of Germany, which could be developed to rival the other economic powers. It was the aim for self-sufficiency in the production of food and raw materials, especially when at war.
* No coherent plan had emerged by January 1933 as Hitler had no real understanding of economics and to a large extent the implementation of
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To begin, I believe that despite that the Nazi party was indeed the most popular party in Germany it was not the sole reason for Hitler becoming chancellor in June 1933. The Nazi's had the highest number of seats and votes in both elections in 1932 and this is conclusive evidence that the Nazi's were the most popular party in Germany at the time.
However, the Nazi's only became popular like this because of the Wall Street Crash and Great Depression that followed. When the Wall Street Crash occurred it had a sever effect on Germany as the loans that America was providing Germany with were no longer being given out, this had a crippling effect on Germany's economy. Unemployment in Germany
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Story of the Holocaust
The holocaust was the effort of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party in
Germany to exterminate the Jews and other people that they considered
to be inferior. As a result about twelve million people, about half
of them Jews, were murdered.
The murders were done by every means imaginable but most of the
victims perished as a result of shooting, starvation, disease and
poison gas. Others were tortured to death or perished in horrible
Hitler took power in Germany in 1933 and almost immediately began the
chain of events that led to the holocaust. This first phase was the
persecution of Jews in Germany and
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signed on June 28, 1919, in the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles near Paris.
Germany's wartime adversaries were far more serious about enforcing the economic reparations than the military restrictions on Germany. Except for the return of Alsace and Lorraine to France, which was agreed to unanimously, all of the important treaty provisions regarding German territory were compromised. In 1919, a man by the name of Adolf Hitler joined the German Workers Party and quickly became the leader. He changed the name of the party to the National Socialist German Workers party otherwise known as the Nazi party. Through persuasive speeches, his philosophy of racial nationalism
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, towards the Jewish people Hitler was able to turn a largely personal vendetta against Jews, into an issue of public policy, and ultimately one of the largest genocides ever documented. How did one mans ideas, Hitler’s anti-semitism, evolve from the hurtful words of Mein Kampf to anti-Jewish laws in Nazi Germany and ultimately the biggest recorded savagery in the History of mankind? Although the blood of over 6million Jews stains his hands, Hitler was not alone in his actions; he required support. This essay examines various theories regarding the conception of Hitler’s antisemitic values and asks how Hitler was able to use social policy and propaganda to manifest support for his would be
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* Devoted his talents to his armaments
* Book: “Inside the Third Reich”
* Nazi Unification of Germany
* Denounced Treaty of Versailles and Weimar Republic
* A scapegoat needed
* Jews= un pure
* Nazis takeover in the government
* Largest elected party in Reichstag
* Supported by wealthy Germans who feared communism more than fascism
* Hitler appointed chancellor of Germany
* Hitler became dictator after Reichstag caught on fire
* Germany’s path to World War II
* Germany forms alliance with Italy (Axis Powers)
* Mussolini and Hitler
* Gestapo formed to deal with people who opposed the
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before being able to stop. The Jew ended up staying at these new camps for a short while.
On May 7, 1945, Nazi Germany surrendered ending the World War II in Europe. Shortly after this occurred, the Jews that remained were set free and rescued by the allied powers. On October 1, 1946, another major event that involved the Holocaust took place, the conclusion of the first major Nuremberg trials. The Nuremberg trials were where Nazi leaders, such as the death camp leaders, were brought to trial by the International Military Tribunal, composed of one judge and one alternate judge from each of the signatory nations. The conclusion of the trials were as followed. Twelve Nazi leaders were
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War broke out in Europe in 1939 due to many different reasons. The Treaty of Versailles gave all of the blame on Germany for World War I, forcing Germany to pay for all of the damages of the war. Caused the German economy to collapse, which then caused hyperinflation. This forced the German Kaiser to abdicate his throne leading to the Wiemar Republic. With the Republic not doing anything to get Germany out of their economic depression, people like Adolf Hitler saw an opportunity to gain power. After the 1932 German national elections the Nazi party held majority in the Riechstag and Hitler was claimed Chancellor after losing the Presidential election to Paul von Hindenburg. After a few
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as two leaders was profoundly the important factors to their popularity. The most essential tool that was allowed in both countries and played a very important role in both political parties was propaganda, which gave both parties the ability to influence the perspectives of the people to their partiality. Italy and Germany are two natural allies, but however they are both different from each other and can be connected in many salutations. “Largo ai Giovani”, Italian for "make way for the young" (Clayton, 2009) was just one of the mottos that was used by Benito Mussolini’s regime. Mussolini’s saying highlights one of the most important aspects during the Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany’s
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noong ika-2 ng Abril, 1945. Noong ika-2 ng Mayo, nabihag ng mga Ruso ang Berlin. Noong ika-7 ng Mayo, tinanggap ang walang pasubaling tadhana ng pagsuko ng mga Aleman sa Rheims at nang sumunod na araw sa Berlin, sa wakas ay sumapit din ang tinatawag na V-E Day (Victory in Europe).
Ang Pagbagsak ng Germany Noong ika-6 ng Hunyo, 1944 (D-DAY), lumapag sa Normandy, Pransya ang pwersa ni Heneral Eisenhower. Pagkaraan ng ilang linggong paglalaban, natalo nila ang mga Nazi. Setyembre 1944 nang palayain ng mga Alyado ang Belhika. Nakipagsapalaran si Hitler at sinalakay ang mga alyado na malapit sa Luxembourg noong ika-6 ng Disyembre. Tinawag na Battle of the Bulge ang labanang ito kung saan natalo
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Adolf Hitler was a well-known German politician and the founder of the National Socialist German Workers Party, now referred to as Nazi Party. He was chancellor and dictator of Germany from 1933-1945. He fought in WW1 as an Australian citizen. Hitler was the starter of the Nazism and the start of World War II.
World War 1
At the outbreak of World War I, Hitler was a resident of Munich and volunteered to serve in the Bavarian Army as an Austrian citizen. Posted to the Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regiment 16 (1st Company of the List Regiment), he served as a dispatch runner (messenger) on the Western Front in France and Belgium, spending most his time behind
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World Civilizations II
March 18, 2012
With Germany in turmoil politically and economically after WWI, the German people were ripe for a charismatic leader. They found that in Adolf Hitler. Hitler joined the German Work Party in 1919. The party embraced right-wing ideology which suited Hitler’s views. Adolf Hitler was a captivating speaker and he encouraged national pride, militarism and commitment to the Volk (people) and a racially “pure” Germany. Hitler changed the name of the party to the National Socialist German Worker’s Party, shortened to the Nazi Party. He hated the Jews and promoted anti-Semitism. There are many
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Munich and begins to become involved in politics. He believes that Jews and Marxists are responsible for Germany's defeat.
1919-1930:He joins the German Workers' Party in September. A gifted and inspiring public speaker, he is soon placed in charge of the party's propaganda, Under Hitler's direction, the party adopts the swastika as its emblem and changes its name to the National Socialist (Nazi) Party. Its platform calls for the removal of civil rights for Jews and for their expulsion from Germany, The Nazi Party's "storm troopers" are formally organised into a private army. Called the Sturmabteilung (SA), Hitler becomes leader of the Nazi Party in July and is reffered to as the Fuhrer
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able to reduce the unemployment rate, improve the economy and resolve most situations confidently and effectively. This made Hitler a very strong and stable Leadership figure. In 1936, Germany hosted the Olympics which greatly increased their International Publicity. This added more support from the German people.
Torchlit processions and marches such as the Nuremberg Rally were organised every so often. As well as emphasizing order the key purpose of these rallies was to Symbolize German Power and Authority. Cinema and Radio broadcasts were used more frequently to promote Nazi propaganda. Some of these benefits came at a cost. For example, Hitler may have reduced the unemployment rate but
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World War II because it took land from Germany, limited the amount of troops they could have, and made them pay $33 billion dollars after the war. Hitler’s hatred of Jews and the stock market crash were more causes of World War II. The steps that led to the war that were taken by Nazi Germany and Japan was that once Hitler became Chancellor of Nazi Germany he disregarded the Treaty of Versailles. Hitler took over Czechoslovakia and then Poland. The Chinese attacked a railway near Mukden so Japan took Manchuria that is why they were put out of the League of Nations. In the later 1930’s, Japan and Nazi Germany said they would attack the Soviet Union together and split the resources
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In the fifty years since the end of the Second World War, Germany has been occupied, divided among the victorious powers, rehabilitated in the community of nations, and unified. The new Germany that emerged from the collapse of communism has the world's third largest economy, and the largest in Europe. It is, as was the Federal Republic of Germany before it, the principal motor if economic and political integration in Europe. (Pulzer, p.1).Following the defeat of Germany in World War II, the heads of government of three of the victorious nations: the Soviet Union, Britain and the United States, held a conference to decide how to administer the defeated Nazi Germany. This was done through
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Why did the Weimar Republic fail to stand up to Nazism?: PASS NOTES.
2. 1929-1933: The Depression
1. What were Hitler's Talents?
2. How did the party change following the Beer Hall Putsch?
3. How did the party change following the Depression?
The 1930s were turbulent times in Germany's history. World War I had left the country in shambles and, as if that weren't enough, the people of Germany had been humiliated and stripped of their pride and dignity by the Allies. Germany's dream of becoming one of the strongest nations in the world no longer seemed to be a possibility and this caused resentment among the German people. It was clear that Germany needed some type of
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victory of the Germanic tribes in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest prevented annexation by the Roman Empire. Following the fall of the Roman Empire, the Franks conquered the other West Germanic tribes. When the Frankish Empire was divided among Charlemagne's heirs in 843, the eastern part became East Francia. In 962, Otto I became the first emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, the medieval German state (Fulbrook).
When talking about the history of Germany it is hard to not mention World War II. The history of Germany during World War II closely parallels that of Nazi Germany under Adolf Hitler. He came to power in Germany in 1933. From that point onward, Germany followed a policy of