Adolf Hitler

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Adolf Hitler
“The one who does not remember history is bound to live through it again”
–George Santayana
Adolf Hitler is known for having the greatest impact on Europe in all of history, especially Germany. Although the majority of people look down on him for his mass murder of about 6 million Jews in a short time period, his story of influence on a whole country is incredible. He started out as a boy from a little town in Austria with nothing more than a paintbrush and a dream; a dream to become an artist and study at the Vienna Academy of Art. Although this infamous man is one of the most hated people in history, his story is one that must be told.
Hitler was born on April 20, 1889 in the little town of Braunau-am-Inn, Austria.
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A Führer is a German leader or guide, which is now related often to Hitler. Hitler’s rise to power was based on long- term affects for Germany. The decade of depression left by the First World War, which left Europe in great debt and starving. There was so much resentment in the Germans, which they wanted a leader that could help them out of the state of depression that lasted so long. Hitler’s Nazi’s, men who followed and helped Hitler to his rise of power, also had a reign of terror that scared Europe and thus leading to Hitler’s rise. Adolf Hitler was a very profound and persuasive public speaker. He would make public speeches about how if he got into power, that he would guarantee food and health for every person in Germany. One of his mottos was “A Chicken In Every Pot, A [Volkswagon] In Every Garage”. This was a very promising statement for Germany; after all they had been through.
The Holocaust is the most infamous mass murder throughout all of history. It went on from January 30th, 1933 to May 8th, 1945 (V-E Day). It was a plan to murder all people of the Jewish religion in Europe. This was a very highly thought through plan created by Hitler to achieve his “perfect race”. Hitler’s anti-Semitism acts were because he thought that it was a Jewish professor that turned Hitler down from being able to study at the Academy in Vienna and also thought that it was a Jewish doctor that could not help Adolf’s mother live. When

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