Hitler’s rise to power began with the world wide depression, his loathing towards Jews, and ruling as a dictator in Germany. The biggest impact Hitler had on World War I was starting the war. His greediness and aspiration to be all powerful was his main flaw and resulted in his downfall. Hitler is important to history because he slaughtered millions of Jews in concentration camps and temporarily brought back stability to the German
The German people were very accustomed to success, and when Germany was defeated in World War One, they were shocked and angry. The Weimar Constitution was drawn up to help Germany bounce back. This constitution was genuinely democratic but had some weaknesses. A president ruled with a chancellor and proportional representation in the Reichstag. Proportional representation made the Republic weak in that parties were very uncooperative.
Major Factors that Enabled Hitler to Come to Power Up to 1928 there had been uncertainty in Germany, with the Wall Street crash of 1928 this uncertainty became reality as the Weimar republic fell and Hitler took power. The crushing blows of the Treaty of Versailles to Germany's economy and its public pride led to the mood of the German people becoming depressed. They were penniless, so they looked left and right for an answer to their problems. With the rise of communism and right wing socialism, democracy was steadily loosing power. With the continual use of article 48(presidents ability to overrule the Reichstag), the limited personality of leaders, the awkward policies and loss of democratic ideals, the Weimar republic was week.
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.
America was witnessing a breakdown of the Democratic and free enterprise system as the US fell into the worst depression in history. The economic depression that beset the United States and other countries was u... ... middle of paper ... ... many people to turn against New Deal policies. In addition, The United States entered World War II in December of 1941, the year generally considered to be the end of the Great Depression, causing an enormous growth in the economy as war goods were once again in great demand. No major New Deal legislation was enacted after 1938. However one good thing remained.