Nazi Essay

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The Holocaust, Adolf Hitler, and the Nazis should all be pretty familiar terms. The Holocaust happened because of Hitler, and the Nazis helped Hitler. The Holocaust was a very tragic time when Hitler wanted an all pure race, he decided he wanted to kill all the Jews and everyone else except for people with blonde hair and blue eyes. Hitler did very cruel things to people in his lifetime but it all started when he gained power, he started killing Jews, and finally the Holocaust ended.
Hitler gained power in 1933, but during that time, in the 1930’s was the economic depression. This hit Germany hard, millions of people had no work and they were without money and a house, and even sometimes without food. Germany had a very weak government, they were desperate for a leader, and that’s where Adolf Hitler came in. Hitler and the Nazis got 33% of the German votes and Hitler became chancellor, or leader of Germany. Before the economic depression Hitler and the Nazis were unknown and they were only receiving about 3% of the German votes. In 1933, Hitler became chancellor, and many people believed he could help Germany. Hitler and his Nazi party were very powerful people and they promised Germany a better life. He also promised them a new and amazing Germany. The Nazis Party rose to power very, very quickly. Hitler was a dictator, he forced Austria to merge with Germany, then he took Czechoslovakia and then turned towards Poland. He took over many different places and did many different things. Hitler led his country for 12 years on a rampage of war, destruction, and death.
Hitler killed many people in many cruel ways. He killed 6 million Jews during World War II. Hitler wanted a pure race, everyone had to have blue eyes, and blonde hair. They wanted all Jewish people dead. To Hitler and the Nazis, a person with even one Jewish grandparent was a Jew. All the Jews had to be killed and they were all sent to death camps. The first concentration camp was Dachau, in Hitler’s takeover in 1933. By the end of World War II, there were 22 main camps established. Total there were over 1200 concentration camps. Hitler said that the Jews will be hung indiscriminately and will stay there until they stink; they will hang there as long as the principles of hygiene permit. As soon as they came down he wanted another batch of Jews to go up, and so on until all of the Jews were exterminated and gone....

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