Reasons for the collapse of the Weimar Republic in Germany: Weimar Germany came after Imperial Germany was defeated in the World War One. Germany was in a state of Pandemonium at that time, and that is when the…
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The first four years of its existence, 1919-23 were surrounded by instability and chaos due to a number of reasons. The signing of the treaty of Versailles in June 1919 led to the state being ‘robbed’ of its assets by its Western Counterparts. The German people viewed it as not only the handing over of their land and industrial resources but of their pride and honor as well. This is why many people never came to fully accept the Weimar Republic. From the very beginning, the Weimar Republic faced a number of problems which included tough political opposition, from the left and the right of Weimar itself, economic instability, hostility from the western Allies, and ever increasing inflation.
The Republic was under constant threat from political opponents, left, right and center, like the communist leaders Rosa Luxembourg and Karl Liebknecht. There were uprisings in various parts of Germany, attempts to take over Berlin and about 376 political murders. These rebellious attacks continued until November 1923, when they came to a halt with the failed “beer hall putsch” attempt by Adolf Hitler and the Nazis in Munich, the capital of Bavaria. Another reason why the Weimar Republic failed was that it was a democratic system and Weimar Germany had been given a purely democratic constitution. But Germany had never been a democratic state and the entire concept was new for it. Also, the general population itself had little trust in the government and the people were disappointed and shattered after Germany’s fall in the World War One. But one of the most serious problems that Germany had to face during those times was the brutal economic conditions. The cost of war was heavy on the state and it had to give up 6.600 million as compensations and damages to the Western Allies. It lost vital portions of land under the treaty of
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The conclusion from this study states that the strong and unabated passion and zeal would be helpful in strengthening the ties between the masses of the German nation. It is, therefore, Germany has been making progress in all fields of life by leaps and bounds for the last two decades, and is gaining the status of a great strategic and economic power of the world.
“The more I learn about Hitler, the harder I find it to explain,”
These were the words of Alan Bullock, who finds it difficult to understand Hitler. The murder of 6 million Jews by Hitler remains a question unanswered for most of the people of the world(Schoenfeld 1998).
The actions and policies of his regime led to the atrocities previously unparalleled in human history, and the irrationality of many of his political moves led many to believe that the reason for this must supposedly be sought in the personal dementia of Hitler.
Nazi party which had a greater influence in every part of Germany and the country was completely under the control of the Adolf Hitler. Hitler not only gained more popularity, but his idea of dictatorship surprised many. The influence of Nazi party was felt throughout the country and the people had no other option, but to support the system.
What early social factors (like War) impacted Hitler’s development as a young adult – how did it impact his personality? Did Hitler suffer from Narcissistic Personality Disorder and how did this impact the nature of Nazism? What personal experiences help to intensify the feelings of anti-Semitism in Hitler?
But imperial Germany was not one such country. Around the turn of the century, Germany encouraged growth of industry in an attempt to consolidate its position on international economic scene. This resulted to politicization of economy and a strong capitalist system.
Most famous of those are the Hitler Youth of Germany and th Red Guards in China. What were the motives of young people entering such organizations and how did it affect their lives.
The Hitler Youth (German: Hitler-Jugend, abbreviated HJ) was a paramilitary organization of the Nazi Party.
e case of IBM is unique in the sense that it just clearly automated the process and thus the largest mass execution in the history of mankind had occurred. The strategies included in the execution process were “identification of Jews and then they were targeted for asset