In this speech by Hitler, he talked about his hatred for the Treaty of Versailles and how he planned to abolish it. By the time he presented this speech, World War 2 was already well underway. Hitler spoke about how he hated the Treaty of Versailles and how much he would want to get rid of it even before he gained power. He talked about how it was an injustice to Germany and how it was created to destroy Germany. Hitler was very proud of Germany and wanted Germany to become the powerful country it once was.
Instead, it is Germany’s Military reorganization because it reduced Germany’s military which made them feel weak and trapped which for a nationalism country, it is the worst to no longer feel the pride in your country the you used to. These four ways the Treaty of Versailles punished Germany after WWI helped the Treaty to be the cause of WWII. On that note I will leave you with, do you still believe one document couldn’t have helped to start World War
Even before he was running for leader, he said, in his book, “ 'The Peace Treaty of Versailles, ' was taken as an attack on the Republic and a sign of a reactionary if not monarchistic attitude.” (Mein Kampf). He was not the only one that felt this way and as result, he easily took control of Germany by connecting to the people of Germany and the hatred they felt towards the treaty of
Propaganda made sure to make Jews look like the villain in the German people eyes. Hitler and his army were able to brainwash his whole nation into accepting the idea of committing mass genocide. To captivate German and get his message out, Hitler started a new idea: German Youth. According to the article “The Structures
Jews are made from scapegoats for all of Germany’s problems. ’’Other Germans soldiers found it hard to accept the defeat of the German empire. From other anti semitism is the Nazis did not believe that all human life was sacred. Hitler said that all Germany’s problems had been caused by Jews.
Hitler felt that ‘everything had been in vain and the deaths of 2 million were for nothing” (Source 1). The signing of the armistice would drive Hitler to his political success; motivating him to return Germany to its former glory and beyond. This primary source reflects Adolf Hitler’s personal thoughts on the armistice and the actions of the Civilian Government of Germany. Hitler wrote in Mein Kampf (Source 2) “ By placing responsibility for the loss of the world war on the shoulders of Ludendorff they took away the weapon of moral right from the only adversary dangerous enough to be likely to succeed in bringing the betrayers of the Fatherland to Justice”.
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.
His past involved disagreement with Jews which led to Hitler accusing the Jewish for losing the First World War and the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. With a goal in mind Hitler prepared for the Holocaust by first destroying the Treaty to free Germany, which made the mass killing possible. In the final analysis, even though the evidence points to Hitler intending and planning the Holocaust in 1925, it is still debatable due to the lack of physical evidence of Hitler ordering the Holocaust. But no matter what opinion you choose, he is still liable for the deaths of millions of Jews as the head of the Nazi
The power of running a country can be either put into a good persons hands or in a bad persons hands. One good example of power being put into the wrong hands comes from The Book Thief. This novel takes place during the Nazi uprum, when hitler overpowered Germany and attempted to put the Jewish race to an end and rule the world leading to overpowerment of a government, the Nazis. “The world talked it over. Newspaper headlines reveled in it.
“All the war-propaganda, all the screaming, lies, and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting. ”- George Orwell. This quote means that all the war-propaganda comes from the “people not fighting”, who are also known as propagandists. The propagandists are the cause of the fighting, screaming, lies, and hatred because they used propaganda to manipulate the people.
The Party also used propaganda in order to convince the masses that Oceania was living in economic prosperity, the country was doing better than the past years. The junior anti sex league, posters of Big Brother, patriotic songs, Hate week, party slogans, telescreens, constant surveillance and telescreen are some of the many ways the government controls the people. In a similar manner, the Nazis used propaganda to increase their support and appeal. They
With his leadership powers “weakened” it is believed that “those who were responsible for the Holocaust’s initiation (namely other high-ranking officials within the Nazi Party) acted independently of Hitler” (Draper, 1999, p.14). This also brings into light the term ‘Cumulative radicalization’. Using cumulative radicalization is an easy way of explaining how over time, the Nazis persuaded many of the German people to take ever more extreme positions against Jews, and other persecuted groups, until the Holocaust became possible. It is also stated in the article ‘Law, justice, and Holocaust”, “less known are the contributions of “ordinary” people—doctors, lawyers, teachers, civil servants, officers, and other professionals throughout German society—whose individual actions, when taken together, resulted in dire consequences. Put simply, the Holocaust could not have happened without them”.
Summary HSB 4U Mitchell Alcock, Lucas Ojero, Olivia Johnstone Global Inequalities The Holocaust: Facts: The Holocaust began in 1933 when Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany. It ended in 1945 when the Nazi’s were defeated by the Allied powers. “Holocaust,” originally from the Greek word “holokauston” which means “sacrifice by fire,” refers to the Nazi’s persecution and planned slaughter of the Jewish people. It was estimated that 11 million people were killed during the Holocaust in which 6 million of these were Jewish (2/3 of all Jews living in Europe at the time). The Nazis began ordering Jews to wear a yellow Star of David on their clothing so that Jews could be easily recognized and targeted.
Hitler Many people see Adolf Hitler as an evil tyrant, but one can not judge a book by its cover until you read the inside. Adolf Hitler was a failing student in middle school, he was told to retry the grade, but instead he quit. He never got past secondary education. He tried out for an artistic school but he was rejected. The fact that they rejected him made him extremely upset.