Adolf Hitler's Affect on School Children in Germany

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Introduction
Hitler’s rise to power started in Germany in September of 1919. He had joined the Deutsche Arbeiterpartei political party. The party was formed after the First World War. It was anti-Marxist, opposed the democratic government of the Weimar Republic, did not agree with the Treaty of Versailles, and it believed in anti-Semitism. Hitler rose very quickly in the party and he was able to convince the others in the party to put him in charge as he was very charismatic and persuasive. This became the Nazi Party. When the American Stock Exchange collapsed in 1929, Democratic Germany collapsed because America called in all of her foreign loans. America had been supporting Germany by giving them two massive loans in 1934 and 1929 to help support the Weimar Republic. After the German market crashed, they were unable to get money from France and Britain, as they were still recovering from World War I. America was the only country that could have helped them, but the country was bankrupt from the Stock Market Crash. The lack of money in the Germany caused many businesses to close. The number of unemployed people in Germany reached around six million, and many of them tried to turn to communism. This scared the wealthy individuals of Germany, so they financed Hitler’s campaigns. The Government was in utter chaos, so in 1933, President Hindenburg and Chancellor…
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