Essay on Adolf Hitler

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Adolf Hitler “Germany will either be a world power or will not be at all.” (Hitler 137) Hitler was driven by his hunger for power, causing the death of millions of innocent people. No one could have known the dramatic effect this man would soon have on the world.
Adolf Hitler’s life began in Austria on April 20, 1889. Born at the Braunqu-am-inn. Hitler had four siblings Gustav Hitler, Ida Hitler, Paula Hitler, and Edmund Hitler. Gustav and Ida Hitler died in their infancy, while his brother Edmund Hitler died at the age of six. Ida Hitler was the only one to live to her adulthood. Hitler also had a half brother and sister, Alois Hitler Jr. and Angela Hitler Raubal. Adolf Hitler was the fourth child of six. His father was Alois
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The organization Hitler was a member of was popularly known as the Nazi Party. Originally was a small group of people under the name of German workers party. Adolf Hitler attended the meetings and joined it in 1919. Soon after he became leader of the party and changed the name to National Socialist German Workers Party. Hitler increased the Nazi party’s political power steadily. Then in 1933 Hitler was appointed Chancellor of Germany. (3)
Before in 1923 Hitler and others of Kampfbund tried to seize power in Munich, Bavaria, and Germany. This was known as the Beer Hall Putsch. Ruler of Germany from 1934 to1945 and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party, known as the Nazi Party were trying to take control. Hitler took advantage of Germanys economic hardships and of the citizens after world war I to get followers, then finally just taking control of the country. Hitler had a very useful skill he was a persuasive speaker and his willingness to use violence to get what he wanted. (1)
The Nazi conducted an election campaign across Germany. Hitler traveled and spoke around the country receiving more than six million votes. (1) Adolf Hitler’s last name was originally Schicklgruber. He had taken his mothers last name but decided to change it to Hiedier, or Hitler because the name Hitler sounded rich and was easy to remember. He thought

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