Adolf Hitler Dates of Leadership: Dates of Leadership: - named Chancellor of Germany (January 30 th, 1933 – April 1945) - Hitler named Fuhrer of Germany (August 1934 – April 1945) Country of Rule: Germany Country of Rule: Germany
Adolf Hitler cont. Political Beliefs: Though he is not the only creator of Nazism, a German brand of Fascism, he was by far the most passionate about this newfound way of life. Political Beliefs: Though he is not the only creator of Nazism, a German brand of Fascism, he was by far the most passionate about this newfound way of life. His beliefs led to the discovery of a new group known as the Nazis, with Hitler as their leader. His beliefs led to the discovery of a new group known as the Nazis, with Hitler as their leader.
Adolf Hitler’s Goals Guiding Principles/Ultimate Goals : Guiding Principles/Ultimate Goals : 1. Lebensraum: more living space; Hitler’s desire to expand Germany’s land. 2. He believed that Aryans were a “master race” 3. He believed that they should rule the “inferior” people 4. He claimed that Germany surrounded by enemies and that it was only a matter of time before they would be attacked 5. He believed in rebuilding the military to become the best in the world 6. He believed in censoring media, newspapers, and political parties because these were examples of anti-nazi ideals. because these were examples of anti-nazi ideals.
Support Groups of the Nazis Support Groups : Support Groups : 1. Nazi Party in general 2. S.S. Schutzstaffel 3. Middle class Germans 4. Workers 5. Nationalists 6. Anti-communists 7. Gestapo (Nazi secret service aka police) 8. Hitler youth program
Early Years Hitler’s Background: Hitler’s Background: 1. Birth date: April 20, 1889 – April 30, 1945 2. Austrian-born German politician and the leader of the Nazi Party 3. He was a decorated veteran of WWI, earning an Iron Cross Award, (medal of bravery) 4. Joined the German Worker’s Party in 1919 and became leader of NSDAP in 1921 5. In 1923, he attempted to take over the German Government, but failed and was imprisoned 6. In prison he wrote the book Mein Kampf, which set forth his beliefs and goals for Germany 7. Hitler became obsessed with war after reading his father’s picture book about the Franco-Prussian war
Hitler’s Attitude Attitude: Attitude: 1. He was a large military supporter 2. Developed a Fascist Totalitarian state 3. Very racist towards non-aryan and non-pure blood German people, ex: Jews, homosexuals, mentally and physical handicaps. 4. Great motivator and public speaker 5. Very passionate in his speeches 6. Nationalist
Methods of Gaining Power Went to the German people during the depression promising them a turn in the economy and a new Germany Went to the German people during the depression promising them a turn in the economy and a new Germany Promoted nationalism to the people and propaganda for military power Promoted nationalism to the people and propaganda for military power Censored all media against him Censored all media against him
Results of Hitler's Rule Germany was a much more industrialized and developed nation Germany was a much more industrialized and developed nation More motivation and nationalism throughout the country More motivation and nationalism throughout the country Genocide of Jews made the Jewish population decrease Genocide of Jews made the Jewish population decrease Improved German military Improved German military Improved weaponry Improved weaponry
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