Adolf Hitler And The Holocaust

1078 Words Mar 11th, 2015 5 Pages
Adolf Hitler played a major role in WWII. Hitler was anti-Semitic. Anti-Semitic is to be against Jews. Hitler’s perspective of perfection was a blue-eyed, blonde-haired white person; most Jews did not fit this description. This view is what caused the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a period of time in which many Jews were killed in camps. He also believed that he could bring Germany to greatness once again. Because of Adolf Hitler’s actions and beliefs, he was an important figure in WWII. To start, Adolf Hitler had an interesting childhood. First off, Hitler started out with a pretty normal life. He was born on April 20, 1889, in Brauau, Austria. He had a sister named Paula, a half- brother named Alois, and a half-sister named Angela. Hitler was smart. He received good marks in elementary school, but was a poor student in high school.(Online, Adolf Hitler 10). Lastly, Hitler had a harsh, ill-tempered father. Hitler’s low marks in high school angered his father. His father wanted Hitler to have a career as a civil servant, but Hitler wanted to be an artist. (Online, Adolf Hitler 11). As Hitler grew up, he started to have different views on others. After WWI, Hitler became homeless, sleeping on the streets, but a men’s home called Mannerheim, took him in. At the men’s home, they would have many debates. Political discussions were frequent among the residents of Mannerheim. (Hook 27). Politics wasn’t the only thing that they…
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