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700 Word Essay On Adolf Hitler

Essay on Adolf Hitler

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Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler, to some, was a great ruler, but to others he was a murderer. Hitler was the leader of the Nazi party and was the dictator of Germany. He ordered to have millions of Jews murdered or thrown in prisons.

Adolf Hitler was born April 20, 1889, in a small town in Australia called Branuan. His dad's name was Alios Hitler and was a customs official. He was 51 years old when Adolf was born. Klara Polz, Adolf's mother, was a farm girl and was 28 when Adolf was born. Klara and Alios had 6 children , but only Adolf and his sister Paula survived childhood.

Adolf was a good student in elementary and got good grades. When he reached high school his studies dropped, and he dropped out of school when he was…show more content…

Hitler was chosen as the leader because he was a skillful politician and organizer.

In 1923 German workers went on strike against the government. Germany's money value decreased to about nothing. Hitler proclaimed a Nazi revolution or a "putch." While Hitler and 2,000 troops were protesting, the police shot into the crowd, killing 16 troops.

Hitler was arrested and sentenced to five years in jail. While Hitler was in jail he wrote the Mein Kamph which means "My Struggle." The book revealed his beliefs and ideas for Germany's government and his plans on taking over Europe. He believed that Germans were superior humanity and Hitler wanted to keep Germany "pure." He said Jews and Slavs were the evils of the world. In December 1924, Hitler was released after serving only nine months.

The economy's recovery was very slow, but now most people had work, homes, food, and hopes for the future. After the revolt, the government decided to outlaw the Nazi party.

Hitler argued against the government to lift the law. The government later decided to lift the law.

The depression hit Germany in 1930. Hitler spoke many speeches promising to get rid of the communists and other "enemies." In 1933 Hitler became chancellor of Germany. There were two other Nazi in the cabinet, Goering and Wilhelm Frick.

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The Psychology of Adolf Hitler Essay

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The Psychology of Hitler

It is no surprise to very few that Adolph Hitler is one of the most infamous humans ever to have been born. To this day, the mention of his name can conjure up emotions deep within us. He is responsible for the deaths of millions of people either directly or indirectly. The fascinating aspect of his life is what was the true motivation behind his prejudice, cruelty, and heartlessness. The next logical speculation for most would be his upbringing or that he was physiologically unstable, more logically it was a combination of the two. However, before that conclusion can be made the history of his environment as well as how heredity could have influenced him.

Hitler's father, Alois Schicklgruber, was the…show more content…

In January of 1907, Klara Hitler (Hitler's mother) went to see a doctor about chest pain. The doctor, Bloch who was Jewish, diagnosed her with breast cancer. She had surgery however the cancer was very advanced. Hitler followed the recommendation of Bloch to do a painful and expensive treatment with consisted of applying idoform directly into the ulcerations caused by the cancer. However, the treatments did not work and in late December of that same year, she passed away. Ironically, Bloch had seriously reduced the charges owed for Hitler's mother's medical bills; Hitler had told Bloch that he "shall be grateful to you forever."

While it is my opinion that the parenting practices of Hitler's youth did influence him somewhat, I am not convinced that they played a big enough role to create the man that Hitler became.

Hitler was raised sternly however was doted on by his mother, this seems to be normal for the time period. While his father Alois was legitimate, it was also rather irrelevant. Hitler was not chastised by anyone because of his father's illegimaticy. He showed a huge interest in war and socialism at a young age, in fact it was one of his father's books that piqued his interest originally.

Hitler's father was a contradiction. He was a civil servant, obedient to the law and serving society. However, the way he treated his family at home was drastically different; the children

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