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The Impact Of Hitler On The Weimar Republic

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Everyone knows Hitler as an evil dictator who ruins lives, but do people really know the impact Hitler made on the Weimar Republic? Throughout this piece it will be discussing the way Hitler impacted the Weimar Republic. With the events he participated in such as the Treaty of Versailles, League of Nations, and World War II.
World War I
World War I happened during the years of 1914-1918 this war was caused when Franz Ferdinand, the Archduke of Austria and his wife were assassinated by Gavrilo Princip who was a Serbian Nationalist. After they found out about his death Austria wanted war with Serbia for what Princip had caused, then Germany declares war on Russia for the tsar negotiation. This war was called the Battle of Tannenberg which Germany won. In 1917 the United States declared war with Germany, however the U.S. had over a million soldiers fighting against Germany. Eventually Germany surrendered and “By the fall many of the countries that were involved in the war asked for peace”(Santos, 2017) so Germany signed an armistice, after the Treaty of Versailles was created for the fairness after World War I.
Hitler During the War
Hitler was 25 years old when he entered the army during World War I, he was made the Corporal at the time for showing what a fearless soldier he was. In 1918 his camp site was hit by a gas bomb, he was near the site at the time when he also got hurt, he became partially blind from the gas nevertheless he recovered from it.Telling the story of how he
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