Nazism - 1162 Words
Key elements of the Nazi ideology
National Socialist Program
Especially anti-Semitism, which eventually culminated in the Holocaust.
The creation of a Herrenrasse (Master Race= by the Lebensborn (Fountain of Life; A department in the Third Reich)
Belief in the superiority of the White, Germanic, Aryan or Nordic races.
Euthanasia and Eugenics with respect to "Racial Hygiene"
Anti-Marxism, Anti-Communism, Anti-Bolshevism
The rejection of democracy, with as a...
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Nazism - 476 Words
The Historical Investigation
* To what extent were the youth resistant against Nazism?
A. Plan of investigation
During the reign of Hitler in the 1930’s, one main priority was to capture the minds of the youth, as they were to become the future Germany. Although groups such as the ‘Hitler Youth organization’ were created to fully indoctrinate the youth into believing Hitler’s ruling, there were many young adults who were passionate and strong to resist and rebel against their own...
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Nazism - 5705 Words
Nazis control - Detailed content
Describe the relationship between the Nazi government and the churches. 
What was the SA?  / Describe the activities of the SA. 
‘It was a para-military organisation (storm troopers) formed mainly by ex-soldiers from the Freikorps.’
‘A group formed by Hitler in 1921 and the leader was Ernst Röhm.’
‘They often used violence on political opponents and disrupted meetings of other opposing parties, especially Communists.’
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Birth of Nazism - 2792 Words
BIRTH OF NAZISM
"Until the German people understand that one can conduct politics only when one has the support of power—and again power. Only so is reconstruction possible… It is not an economic question which faces the German people, it is a political question—how shall the nation’s determination be recovered?" (Bullock, 1962)
Adolf Hitler posed this question to the German people in 1923. The face of post World War I Germany was truly battered, in all senses...
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All Nazism Essays
1984 and Nazism - 1415 Words
Nobody can disagree with the fact that George Orwell’s vision, in his book 1984, didn’t come true. Though many people worried that the world might actually come to what Orwell thought, the year 1984 came and went and the world that Orwell created was something people did not have to worry about anymore. Many people have wondered what was happening in Orwell’s life and in his time that would inspire him to create this politically motivated book. A totalitarian world where one person rules and...
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The Rise of Nazism - 2373 Words
Running head: THE RISE OF NAZISM
The Rise of Nazism and the factors involved
Many key factors led up to the rise of Nazism. These factors had great impact on all of Germany and the world. Some of these factors were specific antecedents, prejudice behaviors, and psychological factors that many people faced.
Things that precede or allow things to happen are called antecedents. Four specific antecedents helped to enable the rise of Nazism. The first of these antecedents would be the end of...
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Compare and Contrast Nazism and Fascism
In the period between the First and the Second World War, there were rises of Totalitarianism in the world and Nazism in Germany and Fascism in Italy were the most important forms of totalitarianism which directly led to the outbreak of Second World War. These two political systems had some common feasters and also some differences.
There were many similarities between these two parties. Firstly, Nazism and Fascism both adopted a one-party dictatorship. In both countries, all other political...
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Nazism, Communism and Fascism - 860 Words
When World War I was over, it left behind a significantly large amount of chaos and brought about the interwar years. The chaos caused by the war shattered the traditional philosophies and belief systems of many Europeans and this caused them to seek new economic and political systems that ensured their economy and security. During the interwar years, Benito Mussolini, Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler, were all dictators that became well known to their people, established foreign policies by...
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Rise and Fall of Nazism and Napoleon
Hitler and Napoleon are arguably two of the most influential and powerful leaders in the history of mankind. They both had their times of glory, but both also had a very ugly side. At the end of this essay, I will compare and contrast the two, but before I can do that, we need to have a little background on them.
In late 1793, Napoleon drove British forces out of the French port of Toulon, and went on to win many dazzling victories, defeating the Austrians. With each military victory, he...
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Factors of the Rise of Nazism - 1605 Words
CHIST 3315: Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
Professor Marjorie Wechsler
October 15 2012
Many factors contributed to the origins and rise of Nazism and the ability of the party to consolidate its power once it was in office. These span from the political happenings which were present in Germany at the time to the more psychological factors which affected the people of Germany. It is impossible to pinpoint exactly one factor which caused the rise of the Nazi party, instead a...
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Adolf Hitler and Nazism - 4091 Words
Cultural Theory and Popular Culture Assignment
Student number: 12016225
ES 3 1 A
“Nazi Ideologies and Racism”
Adolf Hitler was born on the 20th of April 1889 and died on the 30th of April 1945. Known as one of the most powerful and significant leaders in history he was the Führer (leader) of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi Party) and of the Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. Adolf Hitler embodied all of the important functions in the...
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Neo Nazism Today - 2030 Words
Many Neo-Nazis today follow in the footsteps of Adolf Hitler and his party, the National Socialist German Workers’ Party, or more commonly known as the Nazi Party. Though Hitler didn’t found the Nazi Party in 1919, he was the one who shaped them to be the soldiers that carried out the Holocaust. Nazism supported the idea of a supreme Ayan race, and all other races of people were inferior and needed to be exterminated. While most of the victims in the Holocaust were Jews, the...
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Fascism/Nazism Study Guide
Fascism & Nazism
* Brutality, suffering made clear chemical warfare
* Loss of faith look for fascism & Nazism
* Turn to science to make life better
* Malthus – “perfectibility of man” scarcity of resources
* Smith – Leave human nature
Why does WWI cast reason in doubt?
* Corruption: Why are we fighting?
* 10 million dead, 21 million hurt leads to loss of demand (consumers)
* War is expensive, international debt in Europe
* Infrastructure, factories...
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Neo Nazism Deviant Subculter
One Segment of sociology focuses on sub-cultures, specifically; deviant subcultures. The White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi movements in America are a prime example of a deviant subculture. White Supremacy is defined as a racist ideology which holds that the white race is superior to other races (wiki). Further, Neo-Nazism is used to refer to any social or political movement seeking to revive Nazism or a form of fascism, which postdates the Second World War. There are many groups which fall...
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Nazism and Trader Horn - 442 Words
J.P. Morgan was an American financer, banker and art collector who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during his time.
J.P. Morgan connects to Native Son in which he was an imaginary character played by Bigger Thomas’s friend, Gus. J.P. Morgan portrays a way how they both believed white people acted in life.
Trader Horn (movie) is the first non-documentary film shot on location in Africa. The 1931 movie tells the adventures of real-life trader and adventurer Alfred...
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The Rise of Hitler and Nazism in Germany
There are many reasons people say as to why the nazi party was created and what some of the causes were. Throughout the duration of my paper I am going to explain and discuss some of the major topics that could have led to the rise of Nazism in Germany, such as the treaty of Versailles and some of the restrictions that were put on Germany, the loss of the war, and the Weimar Republic. These are just some of the reasons that are going to be looked at and discussed.
Germany's beating in World...
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Rise of Nazism and Enlightenment Thought
HIST215 – Later Modern Europe,1789-1939
Assessment Task One
The rise and subsequent take-over of power in Germany by Hitler and the Nazi Party in the early 1930s was the culmination and continuation not of Enlightenment thought from the 18th and 19th century but the logical conclusion of unstable and cultural conditions that pre-existed in Germany. Hitler’s Nazi Party’s clear manipulation of the weak state of the Weimar Republic through its continued failure economically...
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Ultranationalism: Nazism and Black Sudanese People
Ultranationalism is a form of nationalism that often leads to conflicts within a state and can lead to travesties and devastation. Genocide, war, racial discrimination, cultural assimilation and death of innocent humans are common attributes associated with ultra nationalism. In extreme cases ultra nationalism leads to fascism, which in turn leaves no political opposition. The given source may be an example of fascism as it states, “subjugate...
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer: a Pastor's Response to Nazism.
Scholar, theologian, professor, pastor, visionary, double agent, conspirator, and martyr are some of the attributes associated with Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The manner in which Dietrich was reared lent a hand to the path he took as a young man, his family having the means to properly educate him and his siblings gave him a thirst for knowledge. That thirst lead him to pursue an academic career as a theologian, and later his work as a theologian lead him to be a pastor. Bonhoeffer lived in the midst...
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Growth of Nazism in Post-War Germany
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GROWTH OF NAZISM IN POST-WAR GERMANY
After the bombings and imprisonment of World War I, a new world of hate was experienced by the German race toward not only the French but also the Jews. After electing a new leader named Adolf Hitler, the Germans were introduced to a new political party, which some have looked upon as a religion, called Nazism. Hitler and the Nazis used "props, banners, preachings, prayer...
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Nazism: Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler
Nazism the dominant force in Germany
In the 1930's, Nazism became the dominant force in Germany. Adolf Hitler fought for Germany during World War One. Afterwards he became the instrumental piece in the formation and growth of the National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP/ Nazi Party).With help and taking advantage from various key factors, Hitler and the NSDAP rose into power. He expressed his hatred towards the defeat of World War One, and played on grievances from the Great...
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“What Is Nazism and How Did Hitler Come to Power?”
Nazism stands for National Socialist German Worker’s Party. Adolf Hitler was the leader and expressed his ideas in his book “Mein Kampf” which, when translated into English, means ‘my struggle’. Nazism was a political party in Germany that began to gain power in the 1920’s. Nazi’s believed that Germans were the superior race also known as Aryans. Even though Hitler’s ideal race involved blonde hair and blue eyes, however, Aryans did not typically meet these criteria. Hitler had Nazi “Storm...
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Aftermath of WWI: The rise of Fascism in Italy and Nazism in Germany
There are several results after the First World War, including the resentment about the Paris Peace Conference, and the rise of Mussolini and Hitler. But it is believed that the rise of Fascism in Italy and Nazism in Germany was not primarily a result of the First World War. The Paris Peace Conference was the real main result of the First World War.
After First World War, the Treaty of Versailles took away Germany's colonies and forced the country to pay $33 billion to Britain and France in...
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Neo-Nazism The urgent alarm bell to World War Ⅲ
The urgent alarm bell to World War Ⅲ
Neo-Nazism—it seems to be a little strange word. This is because every human who lives in this world must consider Nazism to be an absolutely evil thing. Therefore, it is hard to believe in such a “new, modern, and modified Nazism”. According to an online dictionary, Neo-Nazis is a group that “believes in the idea and policies of Hitler’s Nazis and that sometimes commits violent acts” (“Neo-Nazi”). However, this definition does not...
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‘Hitler Had Established a Dictatorship by the End of 1934 by Legal Means’ Explain Why You Agree or Disagree with This Statement.
‘Hitler had established a dictatorship by the end of 1934 by legal means’ explain why you agree or disagree with this statement.
There were many contributing factors towards the formation of Hitler’s dictatorship in 1934. These included legal means, terror, propaganda and compromise. All of these factors were important in his seizure of power but some may have helped in greater progress than the others.
Legal power was a very important factor, Hitler suspended civil rights, allowed the SS...
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Nazi - 1656 Words
The Nazi party rose to power in Germany due to perfect timing and a well thought out political strategy. Adolf Hitler was the figurehead of the party, and with his charismatic speeches and manipulation of the German people’s emotions, was able to take over the nation for the Nazi party. However it was not Hitler alone who was responsible for the rise and success of the party. The climate of Germany that was ripe for the taking had been set up long before Hitler. It was also the negligence of...
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HITLER For Website - 587 Words
West Civilizations II
April 15th, 2015
Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler - Response Essay
Adolf Hitler was born 1889 in Austria, and was a German politician. He was the leader of the Nazi Party; National Socialist German Workers Party (NSDAP). He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 - 1945 and in that time period, was also leader of ‘Nazi Germany’. He was an efficient and effective dictator, and was at the centre of WWII, and of course, the Holocaust. Previous to...
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Autocratic System of Government - 1369 Words
Autocracy is defined as a form of government in which supreme political power is held by one person. The term autocrat is derived from the Greek word autokratôr, auto meaning self, and kratia meaning rule. It implies self-rule, where one can do whatever they want if they have power. Totalitarianism is considered a modern form of an autocratic government, where the government controls all aspects of the society. A totalitarian political party seeks to control not only all economic and political...
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speech to get in the website - 432 Words
In order to fully comprehend the reasons for Churchill’s speech and the vast response of relief from the population, one must understand the events leading up to its giving. On June 4th 1940, Europe was a very large battleground. The Nazi party of Germany had declared war on France and Britain, and was spreading throughout the continent like wildfire. They appeared to be unstoppable.
It is a very inspirational piece, a moving speech, and a powerful call to action aimed to uplift the...
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Should Triumph of the Will Be Considered a Documentary or Nazi Propaganda
‘Triumph of the will’ is a film of the 1934 Nazi Rally at Nuremburg. It was directed by Leni Riefenstahl and funded by the Nazi party. The question of whether Triumph of the Will was created for the purpose of Nazi propaganda or simply as a documentary has provoked historical debate. There is no doubt that the film was used as propaganda, as when the Nazi’s annexed Austria, triumph of the will was streamed in every cinema to convert the disillusioned Austrians into practising Nazis. However,...
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Mussolini vs. Hitler - 436 Words
Mussolini vs. Hitler
The rise of fascism in Italy was fueled by the bitter disappointed of the people over the failure to win large territorial gains at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference. To more and more Italians, their current government, which was democratic at the time, seemed to be doing little to nothing to help the country’s problems, which included rising inflation and unemployment. In Germany, America stopped loans in 1924 and the German economy collapsed. Not knowing what to do,...
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The Book Theif Paper About the Courage of Charecteres in the Book with Textual References Included
May 12, 2011
Courage in the face of the worst
“Here is a small fact: You are going to die(Zusak 4).” But have courage, for death will not
come just yet. Show courage when faced with death and despair, like Hans Hubermann, Rosa
Hubermann, Liesel Meminger, and Max Vanderburg. These are all characters from Markus Zusak's
book, The Book Thief, a story told by death, of a young girl, Liesel Meminger, who lives in Nazi
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Berlin Urban Form and Politcal Ideology
GEOG3003: Discuss the relationship between political ideologies and urban form in 20th century Berlin
Berlin has developed over 800 years and has undergone major changes. It is the place where German unification, after 40 years of separation, becomes apparent and this provides us with an excellent location for studying urban processes. The twentieth century saw different political ideologies impose themselves onto the city and I will use certain political ideologies and explain the impact they...
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adolf hitler rise to power
Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in Nazi Germany is nothing less than astounding. In a little over a year, one man completely manipulated an entire government and legal system to acquire a totalitarian regime. What many are not aware of is how Hitler’s strategy arose. After a failed coup attempt in 1923, a short stay in prison and a controversial novel, Adolf Hitler abandoned his ideas that force was the sole solution in achieving complete control over Germany. His second attempt revolved...
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social capital - 811 Words
In recent decades, many social scientists have drawn attention to the importance of “social capital.” Social capital is meant to capture the value, economic and otherwise, that comes from social networks, through which people frequently interact with one another. But what if social capital ends up contributing to the rise of extreme movements, including fascism?
It is well-established that individuals and societies can gain a great deal from civic institutions, such as parent-teacher...
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To what extent, and by what means, did Hitler create a totalitarian regime?
To what extent, and by what means, did Hitler create a totalitarian regime?
After consolidating his power, Hitler sought to make Germany a nation a totalitarian state in which the one-party Nazi structure had absolute political authority over every aspect of 'life'. By suppressing opposition and making individuals mere pawns of the state this was partly achieved. Several strategies quickly ensured civilian support, whilst exploiting political opportunities and manipulating the economy allowed...
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Examining Daniel Goldhagen’s “Eliminationist Anti-Semitism” and Its Implications on Holocaust Studies
Submitted by: Brendan Grady
Submitted to: Professor Robert Jan van Pelt
Date Submitted: December 3, 2010
Over the years, the amount of research on the Holocaust has piled up; many phenomenal published works from scholars on the topic have largely gone unnoticed, ignored by the general public—then, Daniel Goldhagen arrived.
Few books have managed to rival the attention that Goldhagen received for his book Hitler’s Willing Executioners. Written in 1996, his book began as a...
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Explain Why the Boycott of Jewish Businesses Took Place in April 1933
Explain why the boycott of Jewish businesses took place in April 1933. [12 marks]
In April 1933, only 1 week after the Enabling Act was passed, a boycott against Jewish businesses took place, which targeted mainly Jewish shops and businesses but also Jewish professionals such as doctors and lawyers. There are many reasons as to why this event took place.
The most important reason, in my opinion was to introduce explicit anti-Semitic propaganda. When it was decided that the boycott would...
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To What Extent Did Nazi Germany Establish a Totalitarian State in the Years 1933 and 1939?
Joe Bokeyar Year 12 – Modern History Research Essay
To what extent did the Nazis succeed in establishing a totalitarian state in Germany in the years between 1933 and 1939?
The Nazis succeeded to a great degree in establishing a totalitarian state in Germany in the years between 1933 and 1939.
A Totalitarian state is defined as a government that subordinates the individual to the state and strictly controls all aspects of life by coercive measures. A Totalitarian state aims to establish...
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History Nazi Germany - 1060 Words
Q: How important were economic factors in the rise to power of the Nazi party between 1919 and 1933?
Germany before 1933 was in a very dark and depressive state. The Nazi party gained power between 1919 and 1933 for a variety of different reasons. There were major economic problems that Germany faced. The treaty of Versailles also contributed to their rise in power. The Nazi party helped bring Germany out of the depression as they appealed to the nation. Propaganda also helped the Nazi’s...
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Nazi Germany and 1984 - 1289 Words
Nazi Germany and 1984
A totalitarian government is one in which the state, usually under the control of a single political person, has no limits to its authority and strives to control every aspect of public and private life of each individual. Control over attitudes, values, and beliefs enables the government to erase any distinction between state and society. It is almost as if the population under totalitarian government is broken down and brain washed so much so that the government has...
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rise of the nazis - 913 Words
The Rise of the Nazis 1919-1933
What were Hitler’s main contributions towards the Nazi’s between 1924-1932?
After being released from German prison 4 years early Hitler turned his attentions to regaining the control of the Nazi’s. While Hitler was in Prison the Nazi party basically fell and needed vast reforms. By February 1925 Hitler basically formed the Nazi’s again based on a new set of principles ( Fühererprinzip). This involved changing everything about the Nazi party from...
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Nazi Propaganda Quick Notes
In Nazi Germany everything from information and entertainment to posters in store windows was designed to brainwash the people of Germany into believing what they’re government wanted them too, for example Hitler’s face was placed in pictures all over Germany showing him as the saviour of Germany who would lead them to a brighter future.
Seeing these images everywhere you went would get into your head and could slowly turn you into believing them, but that wasn’t the only propaganda used by...
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Fascism in Germany - 589 Words
During the 1920's and early 1930's, Germany was unstable socially economically and politically. The government was very often in a state of confusion. The population was disappointed and scared, as the Great Wall Street stock market crash of 1923 pushed the economy to a collapse before the people's eyes. These unfavorable events made a nation in a state of insecurity, while fed up, the people looked for a rescuer. This came in the form of fascism, an ideology in which the individual is...
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How Popular was the Nazi Regime with the German People?
HW HOW POPULAR WAS THE NAZI REGIME WITH THE GERMAN PEOPLE? 19th APR 2014
Although the Nazi regime was not popular with everyone, especially not persecuted minority groups, many people did support the Nazi regime – without the support of Germans the Nazi regime may never have come to power in first place. The Nazis were popular with many German people as they reaped the benefits of the Nazi policies, while other people, for example people who weren’t part of the superior ‘Aryan’...
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Essay Conflicts on a Thing of Beauty and Sorry Wrong Number
Matilda Tan (29) 2E3 Word Count: 1,699
Explain how conflict is portrayed in Sorry, Wrong Number and another drama you have studied this semester. Which one has a greater impact on and why?
In Sorry, Wrong Number and A Thing of Beauty, there are four conflicts that can be seen, internal, how a character struggles with himself or herself, relational, between two peoples, societal, between a character and a group and situational, conflict with a certain situation.
Internal conflict is...
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The Nazi Regime Enjoyed Broad Consent Brought About by Popular Policies.’
As in any country, the support of the working classes was essential for Hitler to maintain the power he had over Germany. Hitler’s use of ‘Strength through Joy’ holidays is the discussed topic in the given sources. Whilst all sources show different opinions on this topic, they all agree that, to a certain extent, that Hitler’s use of ‘popular policies’ was instrumental in his enormous support base. Despite all sources coming from accredited historians it must also be considered that there will...
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Totalitarianism: Fascism and Fascist Totalitarian Dictator
The word totalitarianism was first used by the Italian philosopher, Giovanni Gentile to describe a socio-political system (Pleuger). Totalitarianism is a form of government in which all of society resources are monopolized by the state, entering all aspects of public and private life, through the states use of propaganda, terror, and technology(Grobman). Totalitarian societies are very distinct, organized, and controlled usually by one man who directs the whole economy and unities it under a...
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Why Was the Putsch Considered a Success?
Why was the Putsch considered a success?
On the 8th of November 1923, after Hitler had taken Kahr and all the leaders of the right- wing groups hostage, due to Ludendorff letting Kahr free, the Putsch fails. This led to the Nazis being outnumbered and Hitler falling and dislocating his arm, being arrested and consequently being forced to go to trial.
Before Hitler’s trial he was very depressed. He had no more hope for the Putsch and thus went on a hunger strike. Though, before his trial he...
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Origins of Totalitarianism - 1393 Words
4 November 2012
The Origins of Totalitarianism Book Report
Note to TA: I downloaded the book onto my iPad and got the digital copy, so the page numbers might possibly be different from that of the paperback.
“Totalitarian movements are mass organizations of atomized, isolated individuals.” (Chapter 10, page 547)
“It was recognized early and has frequently been asserted that in totalitarian countries propaganda and terror present two sides of the same...
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My Battle: A Review
All this is in no sense a condemnation of the abridgement
prepared by E. T. S. Dugdale in England and published
under the title My Battle, as in 1933 it seemed most un-
likely that any large American public would care to read
Mein Kampf as a whole, and for its time and purpose it was
undoubtedly adequate. Since then the whole book has as-
sumed a more urgent character.
The translation here offered is from the first German edi-
tion the two volumes respectively of 1925 and 1927,...
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The Economic and Social Conditions That Led to the Holocaust
A Ticking Timebomb
Post World War I Germany was plagued with a brutally weak economy, a lack of national unity, and an unstable government. This generation of German’s was constantly forced to cope with harsh conditions, wartime, and impoverishment. These circumstances, rooted within the economy and the government, undoubtedly led the German people to turn their allegiance towards something new. From the time after the war, up until Hitler’s reign, the people faced constant compounding...
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20th Century Events - 826 Words
The eighteen through twentieth century political events have had positive and negative effects on global history. The Rise of Nazi in Germany and The Rise of Totalitarianism in Russia have had different impacts throughout the world. Also the historical circumstances leading up to these two events are different in many ways.
After World War 1, the Weimar government in Germany faced many problems as people looked for someone to blame for their defeat in the war. Extremists on the far left and on...
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Hitler S Myth - 1438 Words
Hitler: The Symbols behind the Man
Hitler is one of history's most interesting men, he was a bright young man who dreamed of being an artist and along the way became one of the most ruthless leaders of the era. According to an interview with Kershaw regarding what he thought the believed that in terms of personality Hitler was a quite unremarkable and unlovely man. Many books have been written about him and his biography, many have studied what...
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Fascist Ideology- Norsefire and the Nazi Party
By Evie Friedrich
What were the ideologies of the Nazi Party and the Norsefire Party portrayed in V for Vendetta?
Nazi ideology or Nazism was the ideology developed by Adolf Hitler and other prominent Nazis in Germany. There were many existing ideologies that influenced Nazism such as Fascism and Nationalism, however Nazism was a unique ideology in many ways. It combined many ideas, values and morals that were key to Hitler’s vision of Germany, such as...
1,441 Words | 4 Pages
Can Good People Do Bad Things?
Can good people do bad things?
In this essay we will talk about the effects of communication in a variety of examples and differences. Such as how well trained boys can change over time in a hostile env
In the film Lord of the Flies it shows that even well trained boys that grew up in good homes can revert back to instinct and turn feral and ruthless. We know that they are well trained because of their privileged backgrounds as they all attended a well-credited private school. The story...
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Was the Reichstag Fire the Main Reason Why Hitler Was Able to Establish a Dictatorship in Germany by 1934?
In 1934 Hitler moved in to take supreme power of Germany and was able to establish a dictatorship. I agree that the main reason why Hitler was able to do this was because of the Reichstag Fire in 1933. There were many other reasons other than this such as the Enabling Act, the banning of political parties and trade unions and finally the Night of the Long Knives.
The Reichstag fire was the most important why Hitler was able to establish a dictatorship. On the evening of the 27th of February...
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Perseverance - 1748 Words
“Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” – Newt Gingrich. Many people have different perspectives on perseverance but originally it is defined as a steady persistence in a course of action, especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragements. To me it is much more than that, it is getting through any obstacle that gets in the way of achieving your goals; it takes commitment, dedication, hard work,...
1,748 Words | 4 Pages
Debate between Locke and Bentham
HKU SPACE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Ideas that Shaped the Modern World
Course Code: CC88286-0101 (Wed)
In a parallel universe, Adolf Hitler was in a court trial for the Nazi party's human experimentation, sterilization program and genocide during WWII. John Locke was the prosecuting lawyer and Hitler invited Jeremy Bentham to be his defending lawyer. Write a report of the trial recording the debate between Locke and Bentham and the court's final judgment.
Name: Ma Wai Ching
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SS Gestapo, a Tool of Repression
“The potency of the SS Gestapo as a tool of repression explains why there was so little opposition to the Third Reich between 1939 and 1945”. How far do you agree with this statement?
According to American historian Benjamin Sax, “the SS was not merely a police, surveillance and paramilitary organisation. Its main objective, from which it derived its ‘legitimate’ use of force, was to create the racially pure Volksgemeinschaft”. This description of the SS Gestapo incorporates many opinions...
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Hitlers Economic Achievements - 557 Words
One of the main reasons for Hitler’s economic policies was preparing for the war. We can tell this because he didn’t want people out of jobs because that meant they weren’t working and manufacturing the materials he needed to go to war. This is why is set up the RAD, the National Labour Service because it meant that people were forced to go to work from 1935 onwards which sped up the manufacturing of materials like iron and steel. He also increased the amount of food being produced as well to...
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Nazi Propaganda - 1346 Words
Nazi officers and politicians had a great influence over what beliefs and principles were ideal during WW2 in Germany. In 1940, a series of quotation posters were issued by the Propaganda Office of the Hitler Youth Headquarters in an attempt to persuade the youth of Germany into working towards the future success and maintenance of Hitler’s “empire”. One poster reads, “German currency is today no longer the object of speculation by the Jews and financiers, but rather the reward of labor. What...
1,346 Words | 4 Pages
The Hitler-Youth; Hitler-Jungen and the Bund Deutscher Madel
The Hitler-Youth; Hitler-Jungen and the Bund Deutscher Madel
In the period between 1925 -1945 in Nazi Germany the Hitler-Jungen was formed and developed, this group for girls, boys, and teenagers, ages 10-18 indoctrinated German youth in Nazi ideology, and trained them to function within the society of the Third Reich. This paper will outline the history of the Hitler-Jungen. The Hitler-Jungen was varied and complex ; it differed based on region, time period, class status of members,...
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nazi germany and gilead society
Independent Research Assignment-Totalitarian Society
1. The Nazi Germany
A) The government was formed promising the public, a cleansing of the people by removing the Jews and keeping the purest form of blood by practicing “Aryanism”.
B) The society was an “Anti-Jew” society where the teachers were supposed to be a part of the Nazi society and education was banned for the Jews. Hitler and the government oppressed the religious groups and removed almost all the Protestant Churches in...
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Power Pride and Unity as Illustrated in Triumph of the Will.
Triumph of the will is a 1934 Nazi propaganda film directed by Leni Reifenstal.It chronicles the
1934 Nazi party congress in Nuremberg, and remains one of the most accalimed political
propaganda film of all times.Throughout the film, the Nazy party is painted as a party of power
and unity,thau is inspiring patriotism.
The sole purpose of the movie is to glorify Hitler and his party and mobilize the whole country
to join the Nazi movement.Therefore it was imperative to make him look...
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Discuss the Affect of the Nazi Rule on the German People?
Discuss the affect of the Nazi rule on the German people?
Adolf Hitler was appointed Chancellor in 1933, that same year the ‘Enabling Act’ was passed and Germany transformed from a Democracy into a Dictatorship. Hitler had three main plans in his vision of Germany. Firstly he was to rebuild Germany’s economy, secondly he was to make Germany a powerful nation again and thirdly he was to create a ‘pure German’ society by getting rid of racial minority groups, especially Jews. When the Nazi...
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European Treasure - 1621 Words
May 31, 2014
Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering were the two most powerful men in the Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. During this period they used force to get what they wanted which is art. They both loved art and what they coveted most is Vermeer's painting which was considered special.
In "Modern Art and Politics in Prewar Germany" by Stephenie Barron states that Hitler had personal interest in art but never took...
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Lord of the Flies Character Traits
1.) Piggy's Glasses become symbolic of power, after the boys find that they can use the glasses to make a fire. Whoever can make fire is able to eat and create a signal fire to possibly get home. When Jack and his tribe come in the night to steal the glasses from Piggy it shows the power struggle that is going on similar to that of World War II.
Face Paint is used as a mask by the boys when they are hunting, it works as a mask for them to hide behind and makes their gruesome killing for...
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Kelir - 260 Words
Triumph of the Will is an interesting documentary about Hitler and very powerful also. The documentary seemed like propaganda and looked like Hitler was being portrayed as a great leader and showed the people excited about the fact that he was going to lead them in the right direction. It’s somewhat disturbing how the film portrays an evil political figure in a beautiful way where he is idolized by thousands of people. Political propaganda seems to be the main objective of the documentary...
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Differences Between Personal and Social Morality
It is reported that there were demonstrations and encounters between Germany’s Nazis and Anti-Nazis social movements in 1st of May 2010 and, as a result, Hitler’s ideology seems still has influence on people’s morality after almost 65 years of the end of World War II. Such circumstances can be caused by diversity of ideologies and dissimilar interpretation of morality. Morality is a complex philosophic category which determines human behavior and ethics. There are two types of morality – social...
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How Did Hitler Establish a Dictatorship in Germany from 30th January 1933 to August 1934?
How Did Hitler Establish A Dictatorship In Germany From 30th January 1933 To August 1934?
On The 30th of January 1933, President Hindenburg appointed Hitler as Chancellor. In the 18 months succeeding this, Hitler became, essentially, a dictator. This essay will look at what a dictatorship is and how it operates, how the population is brought to a point where they accept a dictatorship, and examine and analyze the vital events that took place in Germany which lead to Hitler assuming...
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monuments men - 400 Words
In the conclusion of the movie “Monuments Men.” The team finds out that the Nazis are hiding the art in various mines and castles. They also become competitive with the Soviet Union who were seizing the art for reparation purposes. Many artifacts that were looted by the German Nazis were found and returned. Although some of the art was destroyed by Germans or taken as rewards by the Russians, in the end though the American army unit reigned victorious and recovered over 5 million different...
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How Important Was the Knight of the Long Knives in Helping Hitler Become Chancellor
The Night of the Long Knives was very important in helping Hitler become a chancellor as it consolidated his power eternally. One of the main problems facing Hitler when he became chancellor on the 30th January 1933 was that he didn’t have the support of the army and he distrusted the SA. On the 29th June he fixed both these problems arresting and executing over 300 hundred of the SA including their leader Rohm who a good friend of Hitler. This not only pacified the army, the only organisation...
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Hitler's Domestic Policies - 2969 Words
Evaluate the impact on Germany of Hitler’s domestic policies
between 1933 and 1945.
Hitler aimed to affect key areas of German societal structure through the design and implementation of a range of domestic policies. These included policies which affected the political structure of the nation, women’s role in society and their aspirations, the development of future generations and fundamental belief systems such as those concerning religion and racial attitudes. However, it is simplistic to...
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Nazi Germany Totalitarian State
THE AFTERMATH OF NAZI RULE Report from Germany HANNAH ARENDT
waste the moral structure of Western society, committing crimes that nobody would have believed possible, while her conquerors buried in rubble the visible marks of more than a thousand years of German history. Then into this devastated land, truncated by the Oder-Neisse borderline and hardly able to sustain its demoralized and exhausted population, streamed millions of people from the Eastern provinces, from the Balkans and from...
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Frankenstein didcaticism - 532 Words
Frankenstein is a didactic novel that teaches the reader not to judge solely on appearances, as they can be deceptive. The protagonist, the famous Creature, is shunned by society due to his hideous physique. This highlights Mary Shelley’s criticism of her prejudiced society, who consider the Creature as a monster because of something as superficial as his physical appearance. However, the reader knows that The Creature has a good heart and a true inner beauty, yet he is seen...
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Stalin and HItler Comparison - 1779 Words
The Second World War was one of the most devastating conflicts ever encountered, fuelled by two ruthless dictators that aimed to assert their own ideologies on the rest of the world. By comparing Nazism to Stalinism, highlights the similar authoritarian measures they embraced in order to obtain their political goals. Hitler and Stalin were seen as figureheads of their respective states. They had support among their people that enabled them to exert their influence in a corrupt manner and to form...
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Book Thief Personal Response
Title: The Book Thief Author: Marcus Zusak Text type: Novel
The Book Thief is a book about having the courage to stand up for what you believe in and do what you believe to be the right thing. I was extremely impressed at how the actions of Liesel and her foster parents reflected these themes of bravery and morality. I think these themes are relevant in today's society because people often copy what everyone else is doing even when they know it is not...
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Which of These Two Sources Would an Historian Studying Kristallnacht Find the More Useful?
Question (a) Study Sources A and B. Which of these two sources would an historian studying Kristallnacht find the more useful?
Source A is a summary by the Historian Fritz Hesse. It is his account of a dinner on the evening of November 9th. Hesse wrote the account in 1954. He was a journalist who worked for the Nazis. Source A implies that Goebbels was to blame for the terrible act of Kristallnacht as he would do anything to win back Hitler’s support. But how useful is this source to...
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Propaganda in Nazi Germany - 1214 Words
“In what ways and with what results was propaganda used by one ruler of a one party state?”
The success of propaganda in Nazi Germany is an are of intense debate. The variety of propaganda used makes judgement of overall success challenging as different methods worked with varying degrees of efficiency. Geoff Walsh insists on the success of the Hitler Myth, yet, Tim Mason asserts that blue collar workers heavily resisted Nazi indoctrination. This highlights how predisposition to conform to...
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Mussolini vs Hitler - 780 Words
Italy (Mussolini), Germany (Hitler 1933), Russia (Stalin)
After WWI America put tariffs. Neither Italy nor Germany has the possibility to immigrate. They therefore had to depend on themselves. The three leaders followed a system called totalitarian system. In this system the state aims to have total control over all sectors of society. The leader has to establish dictatorship in order to bring this system about.
Hitler and Mussolini followed a fascistic style regime or what is...
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My reading of the book thief
My reading of the book thief
My thoughts about the book:
Reading the book has been both interesting and exiting, especially since I have a special interest in history. Reading about a young girl in Nazi Germany, with the narrator being Death, really gets to you, and drags youn into the book. It is quite long(540 pages), but you shouldn't let that stop you from reading it. It is worth it! The book is simply magnificent, and the author Markus Zusak has done a terrific job writing it....
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Deindividuation and Its Role in Modern Society
The Deindividuation of Society
Since the beginning of time, mankind has advanced as a society of many; each person and individual a piece in the great machine that is time. This unity, this joining of forces, has driven mankind forward throughout the dark ages of humanity’s past and into the modern world people live in today. Much has changed with the passing of time, but what has not changed is humanity’s primal instinct to create allies and forge...
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The Rise of Hitler and the German National Socialist Party
THE RISE OF HITLER AND
THE GERMAN NATIONAL SOCIALIST PARTY
The explanation of the rise of Nazism cannot be restricted to one specific time period or one specific event - the source of many Nazi ideologies are found before WW1.Many pre-war conditions(but especially the gradual 'collapse of liberalism', of which I will write later) helped to prepare the public psyche for National Socialist policies. Equally, I disagree with Historians who, for their own reasons, disregard specific events...
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hitler - 421 Words
Documents 20.1 (Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf) and Documents 20.2 (Cardinal Principles of the National Entity of Japan) demonstrate how racial thinking and extreme racism can result in militarism, expansionism, and destruction of supposed "lesser" peoples/races. How do these two statements of fascist principles demonstrate this potential? Be sure to relate the ideas articulated in the documents to the actual events described in the chapter.
1. Thor is actually a pagan Germanic god of Thunder, but...
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Die Welle Tok Essay
In the film “Die Welle”, directed by Dennis Gansel is about a teacher that is assigned to teach autocracy instead of anarchy. In the German setting, where the movie takes place, everybody knows that fascism and the Nazis sucked, they got that. Getting relegated to teaching autocracy was a real bummer since the students were filled with arrogance and laziness. Rainer Wegner constructs an unorthodox experiment, making an autocracy group of their own called “The Wave”...
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Nietzsche's Superman - 1082 Words
Though when most people think of superheroes they think of the type with super powers, the original idea of the superman' was developed by Friedrich Nietzsche in the 1800s. The ubermensch (literally overman in German) never had extra-ordinary powers and wasn't developed as the protector of man. Instead, the superman is a person who has overcome all the flaws of mankind and is essentially perfect.' This idea, though it was thought of as an ideal goal that all people should strive for, has...
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German Resistance - 1140 Words
During World War II the citizens of Germany had to deal with economic hardships. Today if you look up the holocaust what comes up is the name given to the period of persecution and extermination of European Jews by Nazi Germany. Persecution of German Jews began with Hitler's rise to power in 1933. Jews were disenfranchised, and then terrorized in anti-Jewish riots (such as Kristallnacht), forced into the ghettos, their property seized, and finally was sent to concentration camps. After the...
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The Wave Essay - 698 Words
“Research the original story”
The movie ‘The wave’ is based on a true story that occurred at Cubberely High School, Palo Alto, California. The point of the wave was to experiment and to demonstrate how a typical democratic society can be ‘fascism’. This experiment was performed by Ron Jones; his stage name in the movie was Mr Wegner. Both men were well-known as history teachers and this experiment was introduced as a trial in April 1967 and went horribly wrong.
As he failed to get...
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Characterization in Casablanca - 354 Words
From the moment you enter into Rick's Café Américain, the customers always seem to ask about the owner, Rick Blaine. Rick Blanie has very strong visual and verbal elements that relate to his character. He isolates himself by choice by choosing not to have a drink with customers. When we first meet Rick Blaine, we see he’s a serious and authoritative man, his expression dour as he drinks and plays chess alone. He’s the boss; nothing goes without Rick’s “ok”. As an authority figure, Rick...
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History - Teenager Life in Nazi Germany
History Essay - Tom Hromin Sturm - XV. Gimnazija, I.B. School Teenager Life in the Nazi Regime ( 1933-1939 ) vs Teenager Life Today ! Regarding the life of teenagers in the nazi regime, it is most deﬁnitely a life that a person does not want to live. Hitler having gained power had had to control the minds and bodies of teenagers because the last thing he needed was an uprising of people who understood what was going on. Grown ups can only be mislead, but children can be taught to think and act...
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beowulf and modern day hero
Beowulf and The Modern Day Hero
A hero does something for the greater good of mankind. A hero is courageous and brave in any situation. Beowulf and Irena Sendler a social worker who smuggled over 2,500 Jewish out of harms way put their lives on the line to protect their mankind. While each warriors have their differences both believe in courage and triumphing over evil.
In his final battle Beowulf goes up against a dragon that take a whole army to defeat. Caught up in his courageous...
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Gerhard Richter - 318 Words
Gerhard Richter, Tate Modern
Gerhard Richter has been making art ever since 1961, when he left Germany. Throughout his life Richter has resisted painting in any one particular style, this makes it very hard to compare him to any other artist.
Gerhard Richter was one of the first German artists to reflect on the history of National Socialism, creating paintings of family members who had been members, as well as victims of, the Nazi party. Richter has continued to respond to...
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What does Scholtz - 812 Words
Twentieth Century History
15 December 2014
The Nazi Party’s ideas on Women
After World War 1 feminism began to spread throughout the world. Hitler however didn’t like feminism so In 1934 Gertrud Scholtz-Klink was appointed the National Women’s leader, which gave her the responsibility to look after all the affairs of party and state relating to women and put her in charge of the National Socialists Women’s Association or NSF. In 1935 Scholtz-Klink delivered a speech...
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The Rise of Dictators 1930's
The Rise of Dictators
Chapter 9: Lesson 1
Themes for Lesson
• How did Stalin change the government and the economy of the Soviet Union? • What were the origins and goals of Italy’s fascist government? • How did Hitler rise to power in Germany and Europe in the 1930s? • What were the causes and results of the Spanish Civil War?
• Totalitarian- a government that exerts total control over the nation and citizens’ lives • Fascism- political philosophy that emphasizes the...
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The Secret River and the Book Thief
Constructed identities of characters often reflect and or challenge the dominant ideologies circulating at the time of a text setting.
Reading is an active process of making meaning of the world we live in specifically the past; therefore our reading of novels is strongly influenced by the connections we can make to other texts. The construction of identity of a character often reflects or challenges the dominant ideologies circulating at the time of a text setting. The Book Thief explores...
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Beyond and Connect - 521 Words
Recently in class we watched a movie about Joseph Stalin and have learned more about Adolf Hitler. I thought it would be a great idea to connect the two together and research more about their similarities and differences. I came across this article that interested me because it listed many facts to show the comparisons between the two men. When you usually think about a person who committed genocide or mass killing, you think of Adolf Hitler. But has it ever crossed your mind that Joseph Stalin...
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How did Hitler consolidate power and keep control between 1933- 1939?
Like most the countries in Europe in the beginning of the 1930s, Germany was suffering from the consequences of the Great Depression. In this period of economic and political difficulty, Germany had become susceptible to extreme parties who offered any solution to their continuing problems. Consequently, through luck and perseverance, Hitler became Chancellor in 1933 with the promise of making Germany self sufficient and providing relief from the pains of the Depression. Between the period of...
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Explain Why the Nazi Ideology Was Both Nationalist and Socialist
Explain why the Nazi ideology was both Nationalist and Socialist
Nazism was a combination of both nationalism and socialism; this was evident in a large amount of the Nazi ideology. After the defeat of Germany in the first world and the signing of the treaty of Versailles, the German people had received a major loss of morale. Hitler and his new found influence over the Nazi party meant that many Nationalist beliefs had an effect on the Nazi ideology. However, whilst Hitler had always been...
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Reunion - 549 Words
‘The weak individual is intimidated by the political movements of his age; the strong individual rises above political movements and remains true to himself.’ How is this shown to be the case in Fred Uhlman’s Reunion?
“It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.” This quote by Hitler demonstrates how people that stay true to themselves and their beliefs are a lot harder to deceive then those who just rely on knowledge. Han’s Father is a great example of a strong...
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