Adolf Hitler : A Man Who Changed The World

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Gene Offield
Miss Sterger
World History
27 August 2014

Adolf Hitler was a man who changed the world. He rose from poverty and took control of the country and brought them out of poverty as well. Adolf Hitler was born in the small country of Austria in the year 1889, he was the third son of the family. His family moved from place to place many times. Hitler was a good student in school at the beginning of his educational career, but his marks slowly became worse as time passed because he did not agree with his father 's career expectations for young Adolf. His father died when Adolf was only 14 and his mother died when he was 18. Hitler applied twice to enter the Academy of Art in Vienna, but was rejected both times. From 1909-1913,
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In 1920, the 25 Points in the manifesto of the Nazi Party were created. One of main points that was stressed was for the removal of the Jews from German society.

The Nazi party tried to seize power by force in November 1923, but were cut short by the police. Adolf was convicted of high treason and sentenced to prison, where he served about a year. During that time, he began to write Mein Kampf ("My Struggle"), which later became the second Bible in Third Reich Germany. Also during his prison sentence he met a man by the name of Rudolph Hess which he appointed his right hand man during the Third Reich. Adolf resolved to achieve power legally, and after a series of events too numerous to detail here, he was made the Chancellor of Germany by President von Hindenburg in the year of 1933.

Over the next 6 years, Hitler undertook a series of measures to rid Germany of its obligations that were put in place by the Treaty of Versailles (imposed on Germany after World War I), he would try to restore the economy, which had been devastated by the Great Depression, rearm the country, and acquire a living space for Germany. In his book Mein Kampf, he had written of the need for this living space which he said could only be acquired at the expense of countries to the east, notably Russia. In 1938, by a series of intrigues, Germany absorbed Austria and the southwest and northern portions of Czechoslovakia. In 1939 Germany occupied
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