Adolf Hitler
Background <ul><li>Born in Austria –NOT Germany  </li></ul><ul><li>April 20, 1889 </li></ul><ul><li>Had ambitions to be an...
Background <ul><li>Worked Various jobs before WW1- poor </li></ul><ul><li>Enlisted in the German Army in WW1.  </li></ul><...
Post War Germany <ul><li>When War ended he believed Germany was “stabbed in the back” by Weimar Republic Politicians who s...
 
Post War Germany <ul><li>Hitler eventually becomes Party Leader </li></ul><ul><li>As Party Leader, he gave numerous speech...
Post-War Germany <ul><li>Early popularity was limited, the Nazi party received less than 10% of the vote in 1923 </li></ul...
Post-War Germany <ul><li>Hitler is convicted of treason and sent to prison.  </li></ul><ul><li>He only serves 9 months </l...
Philosophy of Hitler <ul><li>First Outlined his political philosophy in Mein Kampf </li></ul><ul><li>Versailles Treaty mus...
Philosophy of Hitler <ul><li>Aryans are the highest form of life, must not intermingle with lesser races including slavs a...
Philosophy of Hitler <ul><li>After Prison , Hitler reorganized the Nazi Party and developed a political platform that woul...
Nationalist Socialist Platform <ul><li>Stop all compliance with the Versailles Treaty and punish those responsible for thi...
Nationalist Socialist Platform <ul><li>Rid Germany of corrupt non-Aryan influences, including the Jews who he said had an ...
Nationalist Socialist Platform <ul><li>Only allow people of German blood to be citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Unify German Peo...
Nationalist Socialist Platform <ul><li>Rebuild greatness of German Army; build an unrivaled Navy </li></ul>               ...
Nationalist Socialist Platform <ul><li>Rebuild the German Economy without foreign influences- protecting German Workers an...
Chain of events <ul><li>The Republic Collapses </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler named Chancellor of Germany Jan 1933 </li></ul><ul...
The 3 rd  Reich begins  “to last 1,000 years”
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Adolf Hitler

  1. 1. Adolf Hitler
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>Born in Austria –NOT Germany </li></ul><ul><li>April 20, 1889 </li></ul><ul><li>Had ambitions to be an artist </li></ul><ul><li>- failed miserably </li></ul><ul><li>-Homeless in Vienna, Austria </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background <ul><li>Worked Various jobs before WW1- poor </li></ul><ul><li>Enlisted in the German Army in WW1. </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguished himself with two bravery medals </li></ul><ul><li>-Iron Cross 2nd Class </li></ul><ul><li>-Black Wound Badge </li></ul>
  4. 4. Post War Germany <ul><li>When War ended he believed Germany was “stabbed in the back” by Weimar Republic Politicians who signed the Versailles Treaty (no military officers at signing) </li></ul><ul><li>He was lost after WW1, Hitler joined the Nationalist Socialist German Workers Party (Nazis). </li></ul>
  5. 6. Post War Germany <ul><li>Hitler eventually becomes Party Leader </li></ul><ul><li>As Party Leader, he gave numerous speeches blaming Germany’s new found weakness on current politicians, the French, the communists, and the Jews. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Post-War Germany <ul><li>Early popularity was limited, the Nazi party received less than 10% of the vote in 1923 </li></ul><ul><li>Munich Beer Hall Putch : reaction to poor voter acceptance, the Nazis organize and stage a coup (takeover) on the Bavarian Government, but are arrested. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Post-War Germany <ul><li>Hitler is convicted of treason and sent to prison. </li></ul><ul><li>He only serves 9 months </li></ul><ul><li>During this time he writes his autobiography </li></ul><ul><li>Mein Kampf </li></ul>
  8. 9. Philosophy of Hitler <ul><li>First Outlined his political philosophy in Mein Kampf </li></ul><ul><li>Versailles Treaty must be repealed, it had dismantled the very nature of the fatherland </li></ul><ul><li>All German-speaking people must be united in a single nation which therefore needed additional “living space” </li></ul>
  9. 10. Philosophy of Hitler <ul><li>Aryans are the highest form of life, must not intermingle with lesser races including slavs and Jews; these groups must be separated from Aryans </li></ul>
  10. 11. Philosophy of Hitler <ul><li>After Prison , Hitler reorganized the Nazi Party and developed a political platform that would utilize the democratic system to obtain power. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Nationalist Socialist Platform <ul><li>Stop all compliance with the Versailles Treaty and punish those responsible for this “stab in the back” </li></ul>
  12. 13. Nationalist Socialist Platform <ul><li>Rid Germany of corrupt non-Aryan influences, including the Jews who he said had an international plan to take over the world. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Nationalist Socialist Platform <ul><li>Only allow people of German blood to be citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Unify German Peoples </li></ul>
  14. 15. Nationalist Socialist Platform <ul><li>Rebuild greatness of German Army; build an unrivaled Navy </li></ul>                 N                                                                                                                                             
  15. 16. Nationalist Socialist Platform <ul><li>Rebuild the German Economy without foreign influences- protecting German Workers and Farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Education in the name of the nation should be available to everyone and the press should have limitations placed on it </li></ul><ul><li>All citizens have equal access to pensions and medical care in their old age. </li></ul>
  16. 17. Chain of events <ul><li>The Republic Collapses </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler named Chancellor of Germany Jan 1933 </li></ul><ul><li>The Reichstag burns - Feb 1933 </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler becomes dictator March 1933 </li></ul>
  17. 18. The 3 rd Reich begins “to last 1,000 years”
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