Search Results

Free Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Stronger Essays
Powerful Essays
Term Papers
Research Papers

Your search returned over 400 essays for "Adolf Hitler"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.

Title Length Color Rating  
Adolf Hitler: Pure Evil - Adolf Hitler was a man filled with self-indulgent acts and was abominable towards others -- a man who, even to this day has destroyed his reputation. The majority of Hitler actions were filled with artifice. Everything about this man was evil. Adolf Hitler was born on April 20, 1889, at the Gastof zum Pommer , in Braunau am Inn, in an Austria town near the border of Bavaria, Germany. Hitler’s parents were Alois Hitler and Klara Hitler née Pölzl . Although Adolf was the fourth child born to his family, he was the first child to survive infancy ....   [tags: Adolf Hitler Biography]
:: 8 Works Cited
3099 words
(8.9 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
The Life of Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler was born April 20th, 1889 in Austria to Klara and Alois Hitler Sr. His father worked for the government as a customs agent and had been previously married. In that marriage he had two children, Alois Jr. and Angela. After he got married to Klara they had three more children; Hitler, Edmund, and Paula. Through out his life Hitler experienced both the good and the bad. His father drank heavily, which left his family at his mercy. He usually beat his wife, kids, and sometimes even his dog....   [tags: Adolf Hitler, Nazi, history, Biography] 2077 words
(5.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler's Narcissistic-Borderline Personality Disorder - Adolf Hitler’s horrible actions cannot be attributed to a drug addiction, or just being evil. It was a combination of a mental illness, and a mental disorder that caused him to take the actions. He suffered from a narcissistic-borderline personality disorder. He did not suddenly become mad towards the end of the war, but had been unstable his entire life; when under greater stress, it became more prevalent. A narcissistic personality, which is categorized as a mental disorder can be described as, “driven to control and manipulate others.” The narcissist is constantly seeking praise and when he does not receive it he gets bored, but “with his paranoid features he can avoid this emptiness and...   [tags: Adolf Hitler Essays]
:: 6 Works Cited
3155 words
(9 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
The Death of Adolf Hitler - On 1 May, at 9.30 in the evening, Hamburg radio warned the German people that "a grave and important announcement" was about to be made. This was immediately followed by several excerpts from a number of Wagner's operas and the slow movement of Bruckner's Seventh Symphony. Then at 10.20 pm, came the voice of Grand-Admiral Karl Donitz, Commander-in-chief for the north of Germany. In sombre tones, he announced the death of Hitler and his own succession as Fuhrer of the Reich. Hitler had fallen "this afternoon," he said, fighting "at the head of his troops"....   [tags: Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler Essays]
:: 2 Works Cited
3342 words
(9.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler Born in the Austrian town of Braunau on April 20, 1889, Adolf was the fourth child of Alois Schickelgruber and Klara Hitler. By 1900, young Adolf's talents as an artist surfaced. He did well enough in school to be eligible for either the university preparatory school or the technical/scientific Realschule. Because the technical/scientific Realschule had a course in drawing, Adolf enrolled in there. Adolf suffered from frequent lung infections, and he quit school at the age of 16, partially the result of ill health, but mainly the result of poor schoolwork....   [tags: World History Adolf Hitler] 1406 words
(4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was born on April 20th, 1889 in Braunau, Austria. He was the fourth child of Alois Schickelgruber and Klara Hitler. The couple’s first three offsprings died as children, but more two more were born later, in addition to Adolf’s half siblings from his father’s previous marriage. A housemaid described Adolf’s father as a strict but comfortable man, and his mother was known to give Adolf much love and affection. As a child, Adolf was very skilled at artwork, and even went to a special school for awhile, but he didn’t do well there....   [tags: Adolf Hitler Nazi Germany Biography Essays]
:: 2 Works Cited
1418 words
(4.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was one of the worst dictators that the world has ever seen. Some people called him the devil, because of what he did to the Jews during WWII. Hitler was a dictator that ordered the execution of millions of Jews and other people, during his reign of Nazi Germany. As a teenager Hitler served in WWI and years later was thrown in jail, where he wrote his book Mien Kampf. Hitler soon became the dictator of Germany and started WWII. At the age of twenty five, Hitler enlisted in the German army....   [tags: Adolf Hitler Holocaust History German Essays]
:: 4 Works Cited
1605 words
(4.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and The Holocaust - On January 30th, 1933, Adolf Hitler became a dictator of Germany, which marked the start of the twelve year massacre, the Holocaust. The Holocaust lasted until May 8th, 1945, when Europe won World War II. During the event of the Holocaust, six million Jewish followers were murdered; nearly two-thirds of the European Jewish population and one-third of all the Jewish population in the world. The Nazi Party not only targeted the Jews, but communists, Marxists, and anyone who stood up to, or posed a threat to the Nazi’s plan....   [tags: germany, hitler, nazi]
:: 7 Works Cited
1513 words
(4.3 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Young Life of Adolf Hitler - If one man was treated differently as a child could millions of innocent lives been saved. Many people say that our childhood affects who we grow up to be. Michael Jackson once said, “All of us are products of our childhood.” Adolf Hitler’s childhood and young adult life may have influenced why he began the Holocaust, and it may have been prevented if he had been treated otherwise. Hitler went through an insensitive adolescence and challenging mature life. If his adolescent life had been different, the Holocaust may have been prevented early on....   [tags: Hitler's childhood affected who he became]
:: 3 Works Cited
637 words
(1.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and the Holocaust - ... C. The first time I walked through the streets of Warsaw, the most populated ghetto, housing over four hundred thousand Jews was June 1, 1937. From over the ghetto’s fence, the smell of retched death seeped over. Every man with me pinched their faces in disgust. An officer walked over to greet us at our station wagon. The excitement in his eyes of meeting greeting me was admiring. He reached his hand out and nervously stated, “I can’t believe I am meeting the one and only Adolf Hitler. How do you do, Sir....   [tags: hitler´s quote, jewish, world war II]
:: 8 Works Cited
1130 words
(3.2 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
The Use of Rhetoric by Adolf Hitler - Throughout history, the question of “Does the end ever justify the means?” can be brought up and argued against many different political situations and standpoints, such as the current situations with Nelson Mandela and Edward Snowden. The most popular, and most likely argued, situation is Adolf Hitler’s siege for power in Germany. Many argue that he had purely blamed the Jewish Community due to them being rich in a time of poverty, while others believed he had just reasons for blaming them (American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise)....   [tags: German history, speeches, anti-semitism]
:: 4 Works Cited
1097 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Brave Life of Adolf Hitler - He wept for his country when they were defeated in World War I, and ever since then, he has been determined to restore his country to its rightful honor, great military, and outstanding economic power. This man’s name, is Adolf Hitler. He never let people get in his way when he was trying to achieve his goals for Germany. He also always went farther than his natural goals, gaining himself more and more respect from the people. Adolf Hitler deserves an honorary knight award, for he is brave, well respected, a natural born leader, very talented, and he has achieved many goals in life....   [tags: nazi party, germany, world war]
:: 4 Works Cited
1058 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Essential Events of Adolf Hitler - ... I do identify this to be an essential event that influence his behaviors. However, I do think the circumstance that his family was poor and the fact he was mistreated by his father, that this would urge Adolf to do things that was meaningful to him. Adolf, did well at primary school and was believed to have a sharp intellectual upcoming, and even at his young age he was respected for his leadership potentials. Though, once he arrive at secondary school his characteristic of misbehaving beginning to be reveal....   [tags: treaty of versailles, controlling the world] 1805 words
(5.2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Story of Adolf Hitler and The Holocaust - During World War II, the Holocaust happened. The holocaust was the mass genocide of Jews. The Nazis were responsible for this event; they were led by Adolf Hitler. Adolf Hitler was a dictator of Germany at the time. He didn’t really have a reason to kill all Jews except for the fact he blamed them for World War I, since he didn’t want all the blame to be on Germany. He was an extreme nationalist and thought that Germany was the best and would become very powerful. In reality the Jews actually did not have anything to do with World War 1....   [tags: holocaust, jews genocide, nazis] 743 words
(2.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
A Comparison of Myself to Adolf Hitler - “Struggle is the father of all things. It is not by the principles of humanity that man lives or is able to preserve himself above the animal world, but solely by means of the most brutal struggle. If you do not fight, life will never be won.” (Hitler) For most of the world, Adolf Hitler's name is synonymous with thoughts of hatred, criminality, and pure evil. Although he is responsible for the greatest genocide known to humanity, Hitler is now known to be one of the most influential World leaders we’ve ever known....   [tags: Essay About Myself]
:: 5 Works Cited
1230 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Pros and Cons of Adolf Hitler - According to historians from the BBC article (Hitler’s Leadership Style, Geoffrey Megargee), Adolf Hitler was one of the greatest people to lead a whole nation in history. Similar to any great leader, he lead, inspired, and guided millions of Aryans of all ages and genders to believe they were more superior and pure than all of the other existing races and ethnicities. Hitler came to power in 1933 when Germany was recovering from its recession as well as depression from World War I. Similar to any other leader, Hitler had one motive, and that was to rebuild the lives and the entire country to give them confidence and believing they were a phenomenal group of people....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]
:: 8 Works Cited
2465 words
(7 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler - The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was one of the most effective and influential leaders in history, his actions during his lifetime still have an impact on today's world. He was Chancellor and later Dictator of Germany, provoked World War II, and was accountable for an estimated 11 million deaths total by the end of his life. Hitler overcame the literal world by rising from a homeless man to Chancellor of Germany, taking over Germany as dictator, and finally ruling over the majority of Europe throughout World War II....   [tags: Nazu Germany, Hoocaust, Jews, World History]
:: 2 Works Cited
1007 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and The Nazi Party - ... In an attempt to regain power and trust, President Hindenburg and the former temporary chancellor, Papen, decided to confront the Nazi party and allow Hitler to become vice chancellor if the group would become allies with the two. Hitler was dissatisfied and requested to be chancellor instead. “In January 1933, Hitler became chancellor, and immediately set about making himself absolute ruler using Article 48”(Hitler's Rise to Power), a precedent which allowed Hitler to make decisions without approval given by the Reichstag....   [tags: uAuschwitz concentration camp, jews] 586 words
(1.7 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Taking a Look at Adolf Hitler - ... He led the German soldiers into WW2 and started the involvement of Germany in WW2. 2. • Hitler’s Leadership style: Some saw Hitler as a stubborn and disciplined leader while others thought he was just a young amateur. His leadership style was definitely an autocratic leader. An autocratic leader is also known as having full authority and making all the choices. • Examples of the Autocratic leadership style: -Hitler showed autocratic leadership by not taking into account other peoples wishes or opinions....   [tags: leadership qualities] 662 words
(1.9 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Adolf Hitler was a Visonary Leader - What would you say if told you that a visionary leader was responsible for the deaths of almost 6 million innocent people. For many for you this statement might create doubt, the need for clarification, and maybe even make you angry. However, would it make a difference if I told you that this visionary leader was also unethical. Known as the personification of evil, Adolf Hitler used his visionary leadership and unethical practices to become a powerful world leader. In this essay I will show you how Hitler used his vision to become the leader of Germany; as well as, how he implemented a vision for German expansion....   [tags: nazi, holocaust, germany] 1614 words
(4.6 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
The Horrible Acts of Adolf Hitler - ... Alois Hitler wanted his son to be a civil servant but all Hitler ever desired was to be a painter. The dispute between the two lasted for a long time. “I yawned and grew sick to my stomach at the thought of sitting in an office, deprived of my liberty; ceasing to be the master of my own time and being compelled to force the content of a whole life into blanks that had to be filled out”(Haugen, 2006). In 1903, Alois passing away gave Hitler the chance to get the approval from his mom to leave school....   [tags: germany, fuhrer, nazis] 1065 words
(3 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
A Brief Biography of Adolf Hitler - ... Around 1933, Eastern Europe was completely populated with Jews. Jews lived similar to the way everyone else did. They would work as farmers, tailors, doctors, teachers and etc but got payed less because of anti-Semitism that was slowly getting more and more popular with the rise of Hitler. Children would end schooling early to pursue a passion and become craftsmen. However, Jews spoke their own language, Yiddish, and mostly dressed traditionally making it very easy for progroms to break out....   [tags: world war II, notorious European dictators] 921 words
(2.6 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
The Charismatic Leadership of Adolf Hitler - ... He created an army for the Nazis called the Storm Troopers in order to fight any groups that try to disband the Nazis rallies. He led more than 2,000 Storm Troopers to seize the Bavarian Government . He failed and arrested to prison for five years for treason. ‘Mein Kampf’ was the book that wrote by him stated his plans for Germany’s future. After nine months, he was released and began to rebuild the party again and also set up an elite army known as ‘Schutzstaffel’. In 1930, Germany had to pay the debt for the damage in World War I....   [tags: germany, nazis, world war] 1440 words
(4.1 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
An Inspirational Quote on Adolf Hitler - ... Martin Luther King Jr changed the world for the better, however died trying to accomplish his goal. Without his words and beliefs the world would not be the same. Due to his phenomenal work and accomplishments, he is known to be a Tyrant. When looking back, we should realize that Adolf Hitler is not cared by many, as years goes on he will be forgotten for the sake he put through mankind. On the other hand, Martin Luther King Jr will be remembered and will not be forgotten even through the future because he is the reason why black people and white people or any other races are acquaintances....   [tags: legacy, tyrant, martyr, right, sacrifice] 879 words
(2.5 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Adolf Hitler: The Power of Rhetoric - ... Patrick Mott said it best, "Take away the dictator’s ability to punctuate his speech with his hands and arms and you’re left with a frothing, sputtering caricature flopping around behind the lectern like a beached shark – not exactly the object of blind, hypnotized devotion" (Mott). Every good speaker needs gestures to make their speech more memorable. The speaker uses gestures to appeal to the emotions, or ethos, of their audience to make the audience excited to listen to what the speaker is saying....   [tags: from Chancellor to World Dictator]
:: 5 Works Cited
1419 words
(4.1 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Adolf Hitler and The Soviet Union - On June 22, 1941, the Adolf Hitler launched a ruthless attack on his so-called ally, the Soviet Union. In December 1941, after a short five months, Operation Barbarossa, induced by the Nazi’s, failed. The Nazi Party ultimately fell to its demise, through the fail of Operation Barbarossa, from a combination of Hitler’s arrogance towards the Soviets as well as the Soviet response, but most importantly, Hitler’s greatest mistake: spreading his troops too wide across a colossal Russia. Hitler wrote, in his book Mein Kampf, that he would liquidate the Treaty of Versailles....   [tags: Operation Barbarossa, nazi] 1186 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler: The Invasion of Poland - ... America didn't stop there, they kept fighting, trying to end the war. Finally Italy and Germany surrendered and all of the remaining Jews we freed from the camps. One of the people in those camps that didn't make it out was a girl named Anne Frank. She was a young Jewish girl that was hidding from the Nazi's. Her and her family were in a secret annex for almost three years. She kept a diary of her daily life and what she lived through. She was arrested sometime in August and taken to multiple concentration camps before she died of a disease....   [tags: nazi, japan, nuclear bombs] 565 words
(1.6 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
The Making of Adolf Hitler - ... He also received rewards. He rose to the rank of lance corporal and was awarded the Iron Cross First Class, an unusually high honor for one of his rank.Then he went to go try for general. And guess what he became a General. Adolf Hitler, the leader of Nazi Germany , was born at 6:30 p.m. on the evening of April 20, 1889 and he died in 1945 by committing suicide. But he was the leader of the Nazis. Adolf Hiter was one of those people who thinks that he is better than anyone. The holocaust was like a hell on earth....   [tags: holocaust, nazis, jews] 619 words
(1.8 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Adolf Hitler's Rise to Power - ... He was obsessed with fighting for his country. He soon got beliefs that if you don’t fight in the war then you shall not live. “Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live” – Adolf Hitler. He developed beliefs about Jews and started to hate them. Hitler’s beliefs about Jews lead to an inhumane attempt to create the “perfect race”. “… the personification of the devil as the symbol of all evil assumes the living shape of the Jew.” –Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf....   [tags: jews, torture, aryan] 1060 words
(3 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany - June 28, 1919 marks the day that World War I came to an end with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. Less notably, it also marks the day that Adolf Hitler fully committed himself to strengthening Germany after it was brutally weakened by the causes within the Treaty of Versailles. Like a Phoenix rising out of its ashes, he wished to see Germany rise out of the metaphorical shackles that were locked by the victorious powers in World War I. During the interwar period, and leading up to the outbreak of WWII, Hitler presented himself as the strong, self-confident politician that Germany needed to lead the country back to its prior greatness....   [tags: treaty of versailles, mein kampf]
:: 5 Works Cited
1314 words
(3.8 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and His Dominance - ... At age 16 Hitler dropped out of school (Price, 19). Hitler father wanted him to follow in his footsteps and work for the government (Price, 17). In September 1919, Hitler’s resentment led him to one of the many new political parties formed after the war (Price, 29). After settling in Munich, he began attending meeting of a tiny nationalist group called, Nazi Party (Price, 29). Hitler railed against the November Criminal, he blamed for crippling Germany; Hitler urged Germans to use force to seize the government from the Social Democrats (Price, 30)....   [tags: World War II, Nazism, Politics] 613 words
(1.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler was a Leader - ... The people of Germany were very excited about their new leader because he gave them hope. Hitler told the people of Germany that their struggle was over. Hitler kept the promises he made to the German people and by doing so he gained their trust. It was no secret that Hitler was intelligent, and intelligence was one of his greatest assets when it came to his style of leadership. Hitler had a plan to rule the world, and this plan was done in a step by step manner with every step intricately planned out....   [tags: Intelligence, Charisma] 760 words
(2.2 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
The Impacts of Adolf Hitler - What impacts did Hitler have at the time and later in history. The start of World War II was one of the biggest impacts. There were many countries involved in this war. The major countries under the allies were Britain, France, U.S., Soviet Union, and under the axis also had major countries like the Germany, japan, and Italy. The Germany was at its peak. And it was all because of one man, Adolf Hitler, he was one of the most dominant German leaders in history, no doubt about that. Other superior leaders during World War II were: Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Benito Mussolini, and the japan emperor Hirohito....   [tags: Dictators]
:: 5 Works Cited
1510 words
(4.3 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin - Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin are two of the most sadistic dictators of the past century. They both reigned terror in Europe during World War II. Fueled by rage and anger, Hitler and Stalin rose to power and exploited their beliefs throughout Germany and Russia. Stalin turned Russia into a Communist country while Hitler was turning Germany against Jews. The leadership of these dictators brought death and fear to many who opposed them. Hitler and Stalin both shared deprived childhoods, vicious fathers, affectionate mothers, problems with women and paranoia....   [tags: World History ]
:: 8 Works Cited
1021 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Life of Adolf Hitler - Arguably the most effective and powerful tyrant of the twentieth century. Was once a small innocent choir boy, then a homeless man obsessed with power and dictatorship, now personally responsible for the deaths of 6 million Jews. In the Austrian town of Braunau on April 20th, 1889, Adolf Hitler was born to mother and father Klara Pölzl and Alois Hitler. Adolf was a great student all throughout primary school, even being a member in the school choir, but very shortly after going to college Adolf soon became rebellious and was failing many of he’s classes....   [tags: Biography, World War II, Holocaust, ] 2312 words
(6.6 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and The Holocaust - Adolf Hitler was one of the most powerful dictators ever. He was a ruthless man. He destroyed anything in his path. Adolf was born April 20th 1889 in an Austrian town called Brannua. He was the fourth child of Alois and Klara Hitler Alois was a fifty one year old customs official of the Austrian empire, he retired when Adolf was six and died when Hitler was only fourteen years old and on top of that they were a poor family which probably made it harder when Alois died. Klara Hitler died a couple years after Alois Hitler....   [tags: dictator, nazi leadership] 525 words
(1.5 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler: A Brief Biography - Adolf Hitler a German politician, dictator of Nazi Germany and chancellor of Germany. Hitler was responsible for starting World War II and killing more than 11 million people during the Holocaust. Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria on April 20, 1889. He had two brothers and three brothers. His sister Paula was the only one of his siblings to live past the age of six. After the death of his brother Edmund put Adolf into depression and he began to fight with his teachers and father....   [tags: politician, dictator of Nazi Germany]
:: 3 Works Cited
795 words
(2.3 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and The Holocaust - ... They were taked from their homes and forced to live in concentration camps. In these camps jews were treated horribly. They were killled, brutaly injured, died of sickness, and lived like cattle. In these concentration camps prisoners' individualistic human characteristics were removed. Captives head's were shaved, they were all forced to where the same clothes. Prisoners were tattooed with numbers to which they were reffered to. Jews were forced to do physical labor in work camps, and millions were eventually killed in poisonous gas chambers....   [tags: genocide, jews, anne frank] 726 words
(2.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and Joseph Goebbles - ... When people are in trouble they look for someone to blame, Hitler targeted Democratic politicians, Communists’, and Jews. Yes, he did get Germany out of the depression but he also was stamping out anyone who was opposing the party by using violence and intimidation; not only that but killing Jews. The people who just expected him to lead his country forward and didn’t want to kill Jews felt betrayed by this. The citizen of Germany who weren’t Nazi’s didn’t like this because they promised to bring back Germany its pride and help its unemployment and that’s not the only things they did (Why Did People Vote for Hitler?)....   [tags: Nazism, Germany, Worl War II]
:: 8 Works Cited
563 words
(1.6 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Adolf Hitler: Impacts and Influences - Adolf Hitler was born on April 20, 1889 in Austria where he was baptized into the Catholic church. He was the son of an Austrian customs official, and dropped out of high school at age sixteen. As a young man, Hitler dreamed of being an artist. He applied to the Vienna Academy of the Arts twice and was rejected both times. He made a meager living by painting and selling postcards in Linz, Vienna, and Munich. Hitler affected Germany greatly because of his political offices. He founded the Nazi party and served as chancellor until the death of President Paul Von Hindenburg when he became the sole dictator of Germany....   [tags: biography, nazi, chancellor, dictator]
:: 5 Works Cited
1291 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler's Use of Propaganda - Adolf Hitler’s use of Propaganda Adolf Hitler took control of Germany prior to World War II in the 1930s. His influence of anti-Semitism and national pride for Germany fueled him to commit many of the crimes he and his Nazi party had committed. Many people found it hard to believe that such terrible and heinous crimes could be committed for so long. One major tool to Hitler’s European takeover was propaganda. This propaganda was used to show Germans in a positive light and most non-Germans in a negative light....   [tags: WWII, nazism, anti-semitism]
:: 6 Works Cited
1200 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and The Holocaust - ... They had to wear the Star of David to be identified and they could not marry, own a bussiness, go to stores, be out passed eight o'clock, or ride in cars. Even if you were not Jewish and your last name sounded Jewish, you were therefore considered Jewish. It was against the law to hid Jews or for Jews to go into hiding. You were known to be a criminal if you did. There were many more undersirables, but they did not have to follow those laws. There was also Roma (Gypsies), Polish and other Slavakians, Political Dissidents abd Dessenting Clergy, the mentally and physically impared, Jehovahs Witnessess, homosexuals, and African-Germans....   [tags: elimination process, jewish people, nazi] 741 words
(2.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and the Holocaust - ... After being injured twice he learned that Germany had surrendered. Wanting to bring Germany back to its former power Hitler led a small coupe to overthrow the government. His plan failed and he was imprisoned. While in jail Hitler wrote a book expressing his views on things like politics and religion. He named it "Mein Kampf". Translated into English it means "My Struggles". Mein Kampf illustrated his plans of strengthening Germany. Hitler was released from jail after five months for being a model prisoner....   [tags: world war II, jewish, mein kampf] 614 words
(1.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and The Holocaust - Since World War II the word Holocaust describes the murder and captivity in ghettos, concentration camps and death camps of more than six million Jews by Nazi Germany under the leadership of Adolf Hitler. The Holocaust was the systematic mass murder of European Jews in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.i The Holocaust destroyed society by killing more than 6 million Jews, leaving thousands with physical and mental pain behind and by affecting our society today in a negative way....   [tags: jews, ghettos, death camps] 2081 words
(5.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and The Holocaust - ... In January 1933, Hitler was appointed chancellor of Germany. He slowly started to take over the world. Adolf killed many people on his way to the top. This later caused the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a great destruction resulting in the extreme loss of life, especially by fire. Hitler and the Nazi's seperated people based on race and religion, which was then known as the 'Undesirables'. The undesirables were people who Hitler thought were not worth anything. All Jews were considered undesirables....   [tags: world war II, nazi] 737 words
(2.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Most Hated, Adolf Hitler - ... 4). Hitler was raised in a lower middle class family, which he determined to be his fate, as mentioned in his manifesto, “My struggle.” Being from a poor family, he experienced many of the common problems associated with the lower middle class during his early years. He learned to believe that everything was the Jews’ fault, that they were much like how the people of the United States viewed the African-Americans previous to the civil war. The idea continues as he blames the Jews as to why Germany lost in WWI, bringing into his full view of anti-Semitism with his foreign policy before the beginning of the Second World War....   [tags: aniti-semitism, germany, jews] 764 words
(2.2 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Adolf Hitler: A Political Theorist - Most would not recognize Adolf Hitler of being a political theorist, due to the fact of the horrific events that transpired under his control. However, he indeed was one for better or worse. His views about the political world were extreme to say the least and he often wrote his theories in need or due to circumstance (http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/riseofhitler/kampf.htm. His views were mostly formed in three time periods of his life (http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/riseofhitler/kampf.htm)....   [tags: history, politics, WWII]
:: 4 Works Cited
1604 words
(4.6 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Mein Kaumf by Adolf Hitler - ... When you were at a camp, depending on how old you were and your health determined what happened to you. In some of the camps they made the prisoners work on plantations just like slavery in the U.S south durin ghte Civil War. Also, in some of the camps as soon as people arrived there they would just take them right to the gas chamber and kill them. Then, they would just take all the bodys and cremate them. A greatly remembered Jewish family from the Holocaust is the Frank family. The Frack family consisted of Otto Frank the father, Edith Frank the mother, Margot Frank the oldest daughter and Anne Frank the youngest daughter....   [tags: jewish, gerrman government] 831 words
(2.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Assassination Attemps on Adolf Hitler - ... After a month of recovery, upon his returning he was declared to the General Army Office as chief of staff (Leaders). Before Claus went on the mission, Maj. Gen. Henning von Tresckow announced, "We must act, whatever the cost. Even if it is sure to fail.... For it is no longer a question of practicality. The most important thing is that the German resistance demonstrates to the world and to history, that it dared to risk its life in a decisive gamble. Anything else is irrelevant (World 72-74)." Even though he had 13 bases, Hitler’s biggest one was the Wolfs Lair....   [tags: german, nazis, jews] 812 words
(2.3 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler - ... The second time he was injured he was blinded for two months when he became unblinded he found out that Germany surrendered in the war they were in that made Hitle furious with rage. When he worked his way up and was where he wanted to be he had a right hand man to help him with his mass genicide. the right hand man's name was Heinrich Himmler. The Holocaust was a bad event of killing people, about twelve million people to be exact. The amount of jews killed of those twelve million are 6 millon jews killed.The entire Holocaust lasted twelve years long....   [tags: jews, problem, german government, nazi] 562 words
(1.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler - The Holocaust was a despicable event that had dimmed the light of societal humanity throughout from the early nineteen thirties to the mid nineteen forties. As the years passed, historians scanned through the remaining evidence from this era in order to reveal the details of this sickening massacre to the public's eye. Teachers throughout the nation have made certain to cover all aspects of this event in history class. However, students would often dutifully question this continuous effort. Why should we study the Holocaust if it had already passed long ago....   [tags: holocaust, world war II, ] 1065 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and the Holocaust - ... In 1940, the Tripartite Pact was made between the three axis powers saying that if needed, they would provided military cover, and support for one another. Originally the fighting was centered in Europe because the Axis powers were only fighting Britian, Russia, and France until it was invaded by Germany. The United States entered the was the day after Pearl harbor. Peral Harbor was when Japan bomed the Paciffic Fleet military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to prove that they were serious about their roll in the Tripartite Pact....   [tags: final solution, jewish people] 954 words
(2.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and The Holocaust - The Holocaust In 1933, Europe was going through a major change and not just the countries as a whole, but the minorities such as the Jews as well. In Germany Adolf Hitler, who was the leader of the National Socialist Workers Society (also known as the Nazi Party), was elected chancellor on January 30, 1933. On July 14, 1933, only 7 months after Hitler’s election, the Nazi Party became the only legal political party in Germany. Any known rebels would later be severely punished. Hitler was a very persuasive speaker, which made it easy for him to blame the Jews for many things....   [tags: Nazis, WWII, Jew Discrimination] 1214 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler and the Holocaust - ... He changed the laws to state that the deceased leader did not require a successor and assumed the power of supreme power himself- as dictator. Then he began putting decrees into action. On September 15, 1935, in the Nuremberg Party Congress, he announced new laws that were meant to be the basis for supressing 'undesirables'. The group of people Hitler was discriminating against with this generalization was specified in depth in the laws; they included Jews or anyone related to a Jew by even the smallest link on a family tree, gypsies, Slavs, political dissidents, mentally and physically disabled citizens, Jehovah's Witnesses, African-German children, asocial people, homosexuals, dissenti...   [tags: justification, power, reasons] 910 words
(2.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Regime of Adolf Hitler - On January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler was appointed as the German chancellor. Shortly after his appointment, the Nazi state quickly became a regime that gave citizens no guaranteed basic rights. The Weimar Republic was brought to an end after the Nazi rise to power. The Weimar Republic was the German parliamentary democracy that was established following the end of World War I. The first concentration camps were established by the regime. Political opponents, homosexuals, and others that were classified as dangerous were imprisoned in the camps....   [tags: jews, nazi, holocaust] 523 words
(1.5 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler's Unforgivable Acts - ... Hitler's power hit an all time high. (Witherbee 1). With Hitler in the highest power position in Germanys government, he began wanting to expand the country. Hitler started low key and used the terms set by World War I to gain more land. He easily picked up Austria by using the terms. Then at the Munich Conference, Munich Hitler expressed to France and Great Britain that he wanted Czechoslovakia. France and Great Britain did not want to see any more bloodshed from fighting. They let Germany take half of Czechoslovakia in hopes of staying peaceful....   [tags: nazi, power, propaganda]
:: 5 Works Cited
797 words
(2.3 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Biography of Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler is known to be the reason behind the Holocaust. Hitler was a conniving and devious dictator who took the lives of thousand of people because he believed that people who were not Aryans were not superior to those who were. However, men and women first saw Hitler as a man with a charismatic personality and dynamic leadership skills. He was born in Braunau-Am-Inn, Austria on the 20th April 1889. Adolf Hitler was the fourth child of Klara and Alois Hitler (“The History Makers of World War II: Adolf Hitler”, 2007.)....   [tags: Biography]
:: 5 Works Cited
1121 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler: Evil Personified - The persona of Adolf Hitler is, without question, an infamous one. He was a historically significant figure who, as national leader of Germany, staged the perpetration of arguably the most despicable acts of genocide in recorded history. Hitler’s role as the architect of the Holocaust places him at the top of the list of history’s villains. By committing atrocities that most of us find beyond comprehension, Hitler has for many people become the definition of evil, an example of absolute malevolence even to those who normally argue they do not believe in an absolute moral code....   [tags: Biography]
:: 5 Works Cited
3874 words
(11.1 pages)
Term Papers [preview]
Who Was Adolf Hitler? - Adolf Hitler was born on 20th of April 1889 in Branau am Inn, Austria to Kiara and Alois Hitler. He grew up in Austria with his siblings Gustav, Ida, Otto, Edmund and Paula who all apart from Paula died during infancy or early childhood. When Hitler was six, his father retired from the civil service which created a tense and strict atmosphere at home. Alois Hitler later died when he thirteen leaving his mother to care for him and his sister alone, creating tough times in the household. Childhood Hitler was known as a bright pupil during primary school, he was very popular with his peers and was known for his excellent leadership qualities....   [tags: History, Austria, World War 2]
:: 1 Works Cited
560 words
(1.6 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Biography of Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler was born on April 20, 1889 in Austria. Actually, his real name is Adolphus Heidler. While in his childhood it was very noticeable that he was a leader. He was also very pampered by his mother Klara. He loved her dearly and was very devastated about her lose to breast cancer in 1903. His father on the other hand was disliked and respected by his son. When his death occurred in 1907, Hitler wasn't nearly as disappointed in his death than as his mothers. Adolf had a total of 7 brothers and sisters....   [tags: world war II, holocaust, nazi] 2079 words
(5.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Rhetoric of Adolf Hitler - ... Following Hitler, hundreds of people started joining this group; and at their first mass meeting, the Twenty-Five Points of the German Worker’s Party were established. As a result of the points being established, Jews became an unquestionable enemy for the group. The swastika was also deemed as the symbol of the group and it was renamed as “The Nazi Party” which is still quite familiar in modern times (Rise of Hitler). Even though a lot of Hitler’s knowledge that caused him to form his awful mind-set came from the Nazi Party, he was the mastermind behind most of the plans....   [tags: effective speeches, notable orators]
:: 6 Works Cited
793 words
(2.3 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Shaping History: Adolf Hitler - “Through their vision and integrity, passion and perseverance, as well as their willingness to take risks, they challenge beliefs and change the course of people’s lives. Some are born into positions of power, others have leadership thrust upon them, but they all possess the ability to seize opportunities when they arise and the charisma to persuade others to follow where they lead. Covering many different areas of life, Shaping History looks at some of the most renowned, the most notorious and the most unlikely leaders....   [tags: Shaping History, History,] 1545 words
(4.4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler: The Holocaust - ... One of the laws brought forth by him was the law that the president shall not be replaced when or if he dies. The next office, the office of chancelor, assumes the role of president. Slowly, Hitler worked his way up the political ladder until he became president after the his predecessor died. Hitler then transforms his position into that of a dictator. After he does that, Hitler promised to bring Germany back to its former glory. He proposed to do this by exterminating carefully selected scapegoats that he called "undesirables" to create a superior "Aryan" race....   [tags: jewish, worst genocide, world war II] 646 words
(1.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler was born and raised in Austria. From the early start of his life he had a very brutal look on life. When he moved to Munich his life on the streets worsened his views. In the 30s he moved to seize power and make Germany a dictatorship. After becoming Dictator he used his powers to cleanse the nation. His racial views on life and brutal tactics made Germany a world Power. Hitler was born on the eve of April 20th 1889. He had two sisters and a brother. The first three children of his mom Ida Hitler died shortly after their birth....   [tags: Biography] 1320 words
(3.8 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler “Germany will either be a world power or will not be at all.” (Hitler 137) Hitler was driven by his hunger for power, causing the death of millions of innocent people. No one could have known the dramatic effect this man would soon have on the world. Adolf Hitler’s life began in Austria on April 20, 1889. Born at the Braunqu-am-inn. Hitler had four siblings Gustav Hitler, Ida Hitler, Paula Hitler, and Edmund Hitler. Gustav and Ida Hitler died in their infancy, while his brother Edmund Hitler died at the age of six....   [tags: Biography ]
:: 1 Works Cited
1408 words
(4 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler was born on April 20th of 1889 in Austria. As a child he played “Cowboys and Indians” which had a huge influence in war since it is a game that imitates the supposed behavior of cowboys and Indians in a conflict, as in shooting, chasing, and capturing. He had found a book of the Franco-Prussian War and he had become very interested in war-related material. He was a very outgoing, confident, loving boy until his brother died of malaria, and that made him rebel against his parents and relatives....   [tags: Dictators]
:: 3 Works Cited
812 words
(2.3 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler - The murder of six million Jews and six million other religions/races is known as the Holocaust. This horrible attempt to annihilate certain races and religions was all brought upon by one man, Adolf Hitler. Adolf Hitler took power in 1833 and immediately started his plan to exterminate the Jews. Hitler had the Nazi party behind him and eventually thousands of soldiers to help him invade the many countries for living Jews. He held rallies where he had speeches to his followers and had what is called the Hitler Youth Movement that teaches the youth on what only the Nazi’s racial and political influence was....   [tags: Biography] 787 words
(2.2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Understanding Adolf Hitler - "Understanding Adolf" “History is written by the victors”- Winston Churchill. To truly understand history you must research both sides; the victor and the defeated. Hitler was born on April 20th 1889 in the village of Braunau, Austria. No one not even Hitler himself would have predicted that forty years later he would become the world’s most infamous dictator. (Biography.) As stated above Hitler was born on April 20th in 1889 to Alois and Klara Hitler. Hitler never knew his grandfather on his Father’s side due to the fact that his Father’s Mother didn’t know who his Father was.(History Place - Early Childhood)....   [tags: infamous dictators and leaders of the XX century]
:: 7 Works Cited
581 words
(1.7 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler Bibliography - Are you familiar with the name Adolf Hitler. If you recognize this name then you have probably learned about him and heard of him harming many people. Hitler's rule in Germany seemed to be the most devastating in history, but there is much more to him than that. Throughout his childhood, Adolf Hitler was always in the spotlight. For example, his mother, Klara, had children before him but they died of disease, “When Klara gave birth to her fourth child, Adolf, […] she feared he would also die […] Klara spoiled Adolf, for he was clearly her favorite” (Haugen 18)....   [tags: germany, world war II, nazis, aryan]
:: 9 Works Cited
1357 words
(3.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Analysis of Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler - After reading excerpts from Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf I have come to understand that Adolf Hitler insists that a master race of Germans is the only way for humanity to overcome the boundaries that it has placed itself in and continue to evolve. Adolf Hitler makes it quite clear early on in this passage that he views the human race as not just one unified species, but as many sub species crammed into one. Upon reading you begin to notice his views on the master race when he speaks on what happens when two races that are not equal mate and create offspring....   [tags: master race, humanity] 565 words
(1.6 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler's Oppression of the German people - Centuries later and the name Adolf Hitler still rings volumes till this present day: discussed in history books, talked about amongst intellects and commoners alike, and despised by many for years to come. Upon hearing his name many may think of all the negative things Hitler has done, but few fail to analyze just how one man created such controversy amongst a nation without being stopped. The question then lies how does a man reign over country and devastate it for years to come. Adolf Hitler, a man who excelled in persuasion and charisma was able to reign over Germany for years....   [tags: Persuasive Essay, Argumentative Essay]
:: 6 Works Cited
1704 words
(4.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler: A Very Brief Biography - Adolf Hitler is one of the most well known figures of the twentieth century. His power was far reaching and exceptionally destructive. Because of Hitler, one out of every three european jews lost their lives. Entire communities suddenly disappeared and over ten-million people were murdered because of his racial, ethnic, and political policies (Bigelow). In Adolf Hitler’s push towards a harsh dictatorship, through his use of propaganda, strategic military power, and his mass genocidal tactics, Adolf Hitler negatively impacted Germany and eventually the world because of his role in World War Two....   [tags: infamous mass murderers and dictators]
:: 6 Works Cited
1003 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler - ... When Hitler learns the emperor’s abdication in favor of a monarchy and the defeat of Germany, he decides that he is going to restore Germanys Greatness. Hitler believed the defeat of Germany was the Jew’s fault. He says in Mien Kampf if we would have used poison gas on fifteen thousand of those Hebrew Corruptors, the sacrifice of millions of men would not have been in vain. This is when Hitler moved on to politics. On June 28, 1919 the treaty of Versailles was established. The victors of the First World War established harsh peace terms on Germany....   [tags: bermany, treaty of versailles, nazis] 648 words
(1.9 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Modernism in Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler - ... Albert Speer was to be a man who could profit from the expulsion of modernism in Germany. An “Intellectual, technocrat, architect, Albert Speer was unique to the Third Reich.”(IT3) A member of the National Socialist Party he swiftly progressed through its ranks to become “second only to Hitler himself as a power on the home front.” “A young architect who succeeded to Hitler’s favour after Troost’s death in 1934.”Speer would later be the man in charge of the recreation of Berlin, the new capital of the world and his plan was to be known as Welthaupstadt Germania (World Capital Germania)....   [tags: autobiography, the enabling act] 809 words
(2.3 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Adolf Hitler's Belief Affected the World - ... Those rumors began to become reality when Hitler made demands to the Slovak part of Czechoslovakia's President Emil Hacha that he would have an immediate invasion unless Hacha turned control over to the Nazis (Gilbin 128). Since Hacha lacked firm assurance from other countries around his, he told his country that the German demand was actually a “request”, to help “restore order” in Czechoslovakia. Hitler’s aggressive attack towards the Czech’s made it seem as if he was simply invited into their country....   [tags: jewish, germany, third reich] 1499 words
(4.3 pages)
Research Papers [preview]
Adolf Hitler and The Nuremberg Race Law - ... The word holocaust means "great destruction, caused especially by fire." Hitler wanted Aryan people who shared his beliefs and strengthened Germany. In total, 11 million people were killed, six million of which were Jewish. The other five million people were made up of the other "undesirables", including Gypsies, Poles/Slavs, the physically or mentally disabled, Jehovah's Witnesses, homosexuals, dissenting clergy, socialists, communists and people of color. Hitler and the rest of the Nazi party created camps to hold, imprison, or kill the undesirables....   [tags: world war II, allied powers, nazi] 1119 words
(3.2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
World War II and Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler. This name has gone down in history as the cause of the worst war ever, World War II. Because of this man, 85 million men, women, and children were brutally killed. But World War II’s pre and post stages were almost just as bad with World War I before, and the Cold War after. Because of these three events happening in the order they did, World War II turned out to be one of the scariest times on Earth. The bloodiest War in Earth’s history, World War II, started off with a bang when Germany invaded Poland....   [tags: nazi party, holocaust] 985 words
(2.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler's Goal: World Domination - Death, blood, violence, hatred, segregation, these are only but a few words that could describe the horrors one man caused to too many people across Europe, and across the world. It seems strange that this same man once had the ambition to be a priest in his Catholic Church, or the fact that he was even catholic. Even more strange, is the fact that Hitler had dreams of becoming a professional painter instead of a war leader. It could have taken just a simple push to cause Hitler to avoid causing the malice events he caused to too many people....   [tags: World History ]
:: 1 Works Cited
1568 words
(4.5 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler The interesting life of Adolf Hitler is not fully known to people. Adolf Hitler was born on April 20, 1889, the fourth child of Alois Schickelgruber and Klara Hitler in the Austrian town of Braunau. Two of his siblings died from diphtheria when they were children, and one died shortly after birth. Alois was a customs official, illegitimate by birth, which was described by his housemaid as a "very strict but comfortable" man. His mother showered Young Adolf with love and affection....   [tags: Biography Biographies Hitler Essays] 2441 words
(7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The German People did “Nazi” Hitler Coming - In 1932, Germany was in turmoil. Mass inflation had caused the prices of all commodities to rise, while the German people lived paycheck to paycheck. This type of socio-economic climate is notorious for breeding radical political ideologies. Ever since Germany lost the Great War (now called World War I) in 1918, the Germans had been required to pay reparations to the countries they had fought. While the US and UK prospered during the 1920s, Germany suffered. In order to pay off its debts, Germany raised taxes on the people and this caused businesses to increase their prices without raising employee salaries....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler]
:: 2 Works Cited
1111 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]


Your search returned over 400 essays for "Adolf Hitler"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>