From here Hitler slowly expanded his power in the government while his supporters formed paramilitary groups like the Schutzstaffel who fought protesters in the streets and helped raise hatred toward Communism and only Hitler could save the country. In 1933 a worker set fire to the parliament building and hitler convinced them to grant him emergency powers. Within a matter of months the freedom of the press was abolished. Hitler's close associates like Joseph Goebbels were in charge of propaganda which was used to paint Hitler as a great Samaritan who was helping Germany back on its feet. Which Hitler did do, lowering the unemployment from nearly 6 million to 1 million.
Although Hitler was not behind the intricate propaganda that was fed to the Germans; in 1929, Hitler chose Paul Joseph Goebbels to control the media in Germany (“How Did the Nazis Use Propaganda”). Goebbels became the Minister of Propaganda and Public Information. His main goal was to build up Hitler’s public imagine and “Nazify the German Culture (“How Did the Nazis Use Propaganda”).” Goebbels even controlled the kind of books that the German’s read. Any books that did not glorify Hitler and the Nazi culture were burned.
Hitler was explaining to the people of Germany the actions he took and justifications of his actions towards abolition of the Treaty of Versailles. The speech showed that Hitler, the leader of Germany, had planned to abolish the Treaty of Versailles which weakened Germany immensely. To bring prosperity to Germany again, Hitler decided to reverse everything the treaty had done to Germany. The speech by Hitler showed his pride and there was hint of him rejoicing in his own achievement that he did not just pay lips service, but delivered what he promised the people.
(https://www.scholieren.com/praktische-opdracht/15482) According to the first paragraph from the article The Nazi Party was a far right political party in germany that was active between 1920-1945 and practiced the ideology of Nazism.’’ When and why did Hitler came to power?. It’s because after months of negotiations,the president of Germany, Hindenburg decided Hitler chancellor of Germany in a government supposedly dominated by conservatives on January 30,1933.
In 1940, William attempted to enlist with the U.S. Army; however his application was denied, for the simple reason his uncle was Hitler. When Germany had declared war on the U.S., William Patrick Hitler tried again to register for military service by writing an encouraging to the president. In the letter William expresses his hate towards the tyranny and oppression that was being cause by his uncle the Chancellor and leader of Germany, Hitler. In the letter, William explains all his attempts to do something that make the difference and help to solve these injustices, but that most of them had little to no success. That William would be honor to serve the President and the United States and fight against the biggest injustices of
What if I told you one single document cause World War II, would you believe me? The Versailles Treaty was a Treaty that all countries signed after World War I to finalize what would happen to Germany. How did the Versailles Treaty help cause a World War II? The Treaty punished Germany in four ways; territory loss, reparations, military reorganization, and war guilt. The most important cause was military reorganization.
‘’Bearing in mind that on the request of the Imperial German Government an Armistice was granted on November 11, 1918’’ this excerpt from the Treaty of Versailles marks the end of World War One and the beginning of the of the rebuilding of the German Empire and the rise of its most notorious leader Adolf Hitler. Shortly after Germany's defeat the great depression set in, mounting more pressure on the already straining German economy. Newly drawn boundaries fueled German aggression, as large amounts of her territory, resources and armed forces were taken away. Not only did Germany owe 33 Billion US dollars in reparations but the entire blame for World War One was placed on Germany's shoulders. The treaty of Versailles can be directly linked and attributed to the rise of Adolf Hitler and the NSDAP.
On August 2nd, 1934, Hindenburg passed away at the age of 87. When he died, Hitler was instantly the most powerful man in Germany with control over the German Army. However there are other equally important reasons how Hitler had total control of Germany. The oath of Loyalty from the army gained its obedience, whilst the Enabling Act meant he could pass any law he wanted too as he gained control of law making. The Night of the Long Knives eliminated serious threats and banning trade unions gave him control of all workers.
War is the biggest cause of destruction for nations. World War I in 1914 to 1918 shook the stability of countries and involved military alliances between different groups of countries. Germany was one of the countries affected by those wars. In 1934, 20 years after World War 1, The Triumph of The Will a documentary film was released. It was produced and created by Leni Riefenstahl, who was commissioned to do it by the Nazi Party.
Hitler led a regime of German people to conform against other people with different religions, ethnicities, and sexualities. Hitler was an idol for Germany and Jewish people were the scapegoats for Germany’s problems. Hitler convinced and manipulated millions of people to fight for his agenda. Hitler directed the minds of his followers to support a cause that killed millions of people which is now known as the Holocaust. Hitler was able to execute his plans for the Holocaust because of the aid from others which was demonstrated by Nazi leaders, the German military, and the Axis powers.
Along with the Hitler youth to ensure that the next generation would be loyal to the NAZI ideology. In 1928 Hitler and the NAZI party got 2.6% of the votes (Pearson, 2013). Then in 1932 the NAZI party received 37.7% of the votes (Pearson, 2013). This was due to the NAZI campaign and propaganda.
In addition to this, years before the war occurred, Hitler 's name and the Nazi swastika were inevitable throughout German towns (doc 7). This endowed the strong sense of nationalism within Germans. Their minds were trained to love Hitler and the Nazi Party due to their constant exposure to his name and symbol. Also years before World War II, a German newspaper accounted the Nazi Party Nuremberg Convention in 1936. According to this article, marches and ceremonies like this occurred frequently, which shows how loyal and passionate Germans were towards their homeland (doc 8).
Much care was put into the development of this new weapon at the Los Alamos, New Mexico testing facility. Some of our greatest minds designed this weapon, despite its terribly destructive nature. The President as given the tool to win the war, so he decided to use it. The decision to drop the bomb is a testament to the strength and ingenuity of the United States.
Module 7 Discussion The Great Depression of the 1930’s created the worst economic / financial crisis the country had to face. Up until FDR won the election in 1932 and throughout his presidency, FDR’s primary focus was on handling and responding to the consequences that the depression had caused. He did this by implementing policies, legislation, reform and laws in order to help the American people and restore confidence in the financial markets. For this reason, I believe it is why President Roosevelt did not want any involvement in Upton Sinclair‘s campaign. From what I read in the textbook, additional sources and to my understanding, FDR and Upton Sinclair were both democrats and had different political views / strategies for wanting to help the nation.
One of the big reasons World war 2 happened was because the prime minister of Britain declared war against Germany. Even though the United states was not going to go to World War 2 they did after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. Another one of the main reasons that World War 2 happened was that Adolf Hitler put the Jewish people into concentration camps. During this valiant battle the United States Military had a lot of young healthy men join to fight in World War 2 because they wanted to make sure that the germans and japanese did conquer the world by fight them off. They also joined because they wanted to prevent them from crossing the oceans and invading the United States.