'The film Swing Kids provides many indications as to the reasons that the Youth in Germany both feared and revered the Nazis.' The film Swing Kids, directed by Thomas Carter, is set in Germany just before the outbreak of World War II. The story focuses on a group of friends, Peter, Thomas, and Arvid, all who share a passion for the underground movement of swing music. Swing music was seen as symbol of rebellion among the youth of Germany at the time because it was heavily frowned upon by the Nazis. The Nazis believed that German people who listened to a type of music created by African Americans and widely played by Jewish people were traitors to their country.
Little did people know that “ The Treaty of Versailles led to the second world war, a war more terrible than anyone could imagined.”(Rossel 14) Many people before the Holocaust, and before Hitler, still hated the Jews. But Hitler made it his goal to kill this imperfect race.“Born in Austria,Hitler served in the German army during World War One.”( The Holocaust) To him the Jews were an inferior race the needed to be eliminated. He thought that by using anti-semitism he would become more popular with the crowd. “While imprisoned, Hitler wrote, “My Struggle,” where he foretold the war that would lead to the death of many Jews.” (The Holocaust) The Jews were used as scapegoats by the Germans. They were treated terribly and lived in very poor conditions.
He was the German dictator who fought aggressively against some western ideologies, and almost successfully manages to lead a single nation to victory against the rest of the civilized world, and the world’s greatest powers. The circumstances of Hitler's life, and the loss of the people that are important in Hitlers life triggered so much more than that could be imagined. Hitler was the son of Alois Hitler , and Clara Hitler. Alois hitler would have probably had some mental illness due to his corrupt childhood he never really knew who his father was ( so he was illegitimate) growing up and marrying so much woman, and having affairs was all probably due to his psychological illness, but also being alcoholic and he tyrannized his family, would have probably caused hitler to grow up, and not be fully healthy mentally. His father ... ... middle of paper ... ...is life was very tough, and he had no help which was a contribution to all he did.
Crazy, unnecessary, racism. Any of those words could fit. World War II was maybe one of the worst times in history, a time when the ruler of Germany was probably one of the most evil men alive. Ever (Maybe second to the devil himself in my opinion) He almost completely wiped out an entire race all because he thought he was “superior”. He and the Nazis controlled things off of their hatred for others, anti-Semitic views and beliefs, and just pure ego alone.
These are the reasons why Hitler hate the Jewish people, but what really happened to Hitler and the Germans? You will find out more in this essay. In the history of the World War II, Hitler and the Nazi were the most famous history and also the most horrible history in the world. A professor name David Cesarani had told that the Nazi weren’t the only people hated the Jews during the 20th, there is a conflict between Judaism and Christianity, a lots of conflict between two of the religion. They believed that the Jews had grabbed to much economic influence.
Germany was weak, and unstable looking for direction. Hence Adolf Hitler came forth with great media propaganda turning Germany into a fascist state overnight. Most of the causes of WWII happening would be mainly because of The Treaty of Versailles, as well as the inability of the Leauge of Nations to take action and back up their own treaties and agreements such as when Germany violated these sanctions by building and army and slowly invading neighboring countries just before the start of WWII paved the way for a German rebellion and for the seeds of WWII to take root and spread.
Maddie Ceculski Mrs. Ball College Prep English 12 February 25, 2014 Title The Jewish people kept getting one thing after another taken away from them because Hitler wanted to make them feel like they are not human. All of the laws passed leading up to the Night of the Broken kept increasing Hitler's power and ability to persecute the Jews because there was little reaction to his actions; the violence and persecution increased leading to the final solution because of this indifference. Background As Hitler was rising in power, his plan all along was to “make Germany better,” as he thought he was doing. In his eyes, making Germany better was everyone being equal. He wasn’t going to hesitate to take the first chance he could to jump on the Jews.
The German population had fallen into his subducing will for power and superiority and followed in his footsteps to start hating the people that had brought them to the level they were at after the first World War. The undesirables life in Germany was horiable, and got worse everyday. The nig... ... middle of paper ... ...to prevent it from ever happening again. Because there is no doubt that there is someone as nuts as Hitler to try and kill a whole race. People should study the Holocaust as a whole to witness the distinguished disaster that was Earth at this point of time and make sure it will never happen to anyone ever again.
By the time Franklin Roosevelt came out for repeal during the 1932 campaign, it was clear that the 18th Amendment was doomed.” This struggling issue of the 20's was known as “the noble experiment” one that split opinion of the us citizens, prohibition had many reasons to be a controversy but this experiment failed as it should have because the crime rose and it limited peoples freedom and rights. Other bad things came from this and it was not an efficient solution to the things they were trying to prevent. The Public opposition to prohibition was because of many reasons but it was most based on the rise of crime, violating freedom and rights, and alcohol created a large profit for america that we were losing because of prohibition. Many people were against this law because the legal liquor indu... ... middle of paper ... ... more by limiting peoples freedom of speech and also letting crime rise to power. People that agreed with prohibition didn't realize that even without alcohol this issues would still exist, especially because they couldn't truly enforce the law.
Al Capone is the single greatest symbol of collapse of law and order in the United States during the Prohibition Era. The act of Prohibition brought power to Al Capone, which he used to expand his organized crime activities into a stranglehold over the city of Chicago. Liquor trade became very profitable during Prohibition, and the struggle for control over the bootleg empire erupted into a full-scale war between rival gangs in Chicago. Capone gradually came to symbolize all the criminal evils of prohibition; to many throughout the world, he became the symbol of a lawless nation#. Publicity grew around the actions of Capone, with accounts of his sordid activities published in newspapers along with his image of power, money, and wickedness#.