Topic: Dictators, Dictatorship Language: English Lexile: 1510 The Coming of World War II Historical events involving Adolf Hitler led up to the beginning of World War II and this text explains Hitler's role in anti-Semitic practices that became an integral part of his political program.
Hitler's political career is traced back to 1919 when he joined a party that is now known as the Nazis.
- Alex Gendler and Anthony Hazard Germany was a democratic country before Adolf Hitler rose to power.
Investigate how a tyrant became Germany's Fuhrer.
Destroying the Jewish people gave him a sense of victory, even though he lost the war.
He dreamed of a glorious Germany to replace the Austrian-Hungarian Empire.
Explore the ideologies that fueled dictatorships throughout the period between World War I and World War II.
Overviews of Fascism and Communism comprise the first two pages of this article.
After Germany lost World War I and signed an armistice, civil and labor unrest grew in Germany. The peace treaty required Germany to disband its army and pay war reparations.
German nationalists and veterans thought the treaty was humiliating and the politicians and protesters had betrayed them.