The Treaty Of Versailles Ended World War I

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In 1919, the Treaty of Versailles ended World War I. The Treaty proclaimed that Germany was to take full blame of the war and pay several reparations, ergo Germany fell into a state of decline. The detestation for both the loss of war and the Treaty of Versailles are simply a few of the factors that enabled Adolf Hitler to rise to power. Hitler and the Nazi Party underwent many policies to construct his ideal Germany. This investigation will focus more directly on Hitler’s domestic policies and how they reflected his pro-Aryan beliefs in order to fully answer the research question: Analyze how Hitler’s domestic policies after 1933 impacted women and minorities. Hitler’s domestic policies largely fostered the negative treatment of those of different genders, religions, and races. This investigation utilized both primary and secondary sources. One primary source was Mein Kampf written by Adolf Hitler. A prime value in using this source is that it allows insight into the workings of the German government and the German leader’s mind. However, this information is limited due to the fact that it’s obviously geared towards the people’s opinion as in 1923-1925, Hitler was trying to gain support through this particular writing. Another limitation to this source is that Hitler was German. After World War I, Germany was demolished. As a result of the Economic Crisis in 1923, Germany experienced hyperinflation. Additionally, the Weimar Republic was unfit to govern Germany; there were…
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