adolf hitler

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adolf hitler

Adolf Hitler

political speech (1933)

In 1919 Hitler joined the precursor to the Nazi party called the DAP and eventally became party leader of the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or Nazi party in 1921. In 1923, after attempting a coup Hitler wrote down his ideals in a book called mein Kampf.

After that Hitler gain support by promoting German Nationalism and other ideals. So in 1933 Hitler was appointed Chancellor. Shortly after the old Weimar Republic was replaced by Hitlers Third Reich. The Third Reich was a one party goverment system. As the leader of the Third Reich he was refered to as the Fuhrer.

As the Fuhrer Hitler persued a policy of Lebensraum or "living space" for the Aryan or "master" race to accomplish this goal Hitler began to tak over other lands with Germans in them most notablely Austria and Checkoslovakia. To help meet his goals Hitler employed the use of the gestapo or secret police.

As part of his plan for a "master" race Hitler declared the nuremberg laws that took away the citizenship of all people of Jewish desent or faith. This and other act lead up to the Holocaust. the start of the Holocaust is mainly contributed by Kristallnaucht or night of glass where 25 to 30 thousand Jews were arrested and sent to concertration camps in one night also 267 synagogues were burned.

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