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…show more content…
Due to the state of his country, it is clear why Hitler would write so negatively about the world. A secondary source that was used for this investigation was the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum website. The museum’s Council includes many representatives, one of whom is Elie Wiesel, one of the world’s most famous Holocaust survivors. Obviously, the Museum’s information is valued since it has both historical information and valuable first-hand accounts. Furthermore, a value to this information is that it was initiated in 1976. Creating a museum decades after the incident allows the creators to correctly piece the Holocaust with its’ origins and its’ results. A limitation to this source, however, is that it is established in the United States, hence the museum is limited to the American perspective. As America fought against Germany in the war, information from America comprehensibly views Germany’s actions negatively. The Nazi’s attitude towards women can be broken down into two phases: before and during World War II. Hitler considered women as lesser than men. Women as mothers were all they should be, as “‘emancipation of women’ was invented by Jewish intellectuals and was clearly associated with Marxism” (Simkin). Hitler used the widespread fear of communism to persuade Germans against women emancipation. He then encouraged women to stay at home and reproduce, for they were to
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