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Out of this development, Hitler eventually came to power in 1933 and provided the resources for his own ambitions. From this year until 1938, his government would be preoccupied with anti-Jewish policies and legislations.
The so-called “Jewish question” has been the obsession of the Fuhrer and would remain up to the last moments of his life. As he took the reins of power, Hitler was able to immediately launch a genocidal policy against the Jews. This went unopposed in Germany throughout Hitler’s regime because his philosophy based on volkisch and biological racism was what united Germany under one banner and community. It empowered the state to pursue its aggression and European expansion. The war against the Jews eventually evolved into a multi-dimensional, considered process that embraced different tactics and distinct phases of driving the Jews out of the country, which finally involved the occupation of Europe, as countries refused to accept them as refugees. (Landau, p. 117) From a legal war of attrition against the Jews, it would escalate into a full scale global military conflict lasting from 1939 to
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Racial cleansing to remain with a biologically superior race is not only a fallacy but also a total misconception of the existence of people from all races on the surface of the earth. Nazi Germany’s government that was then led by Hitler went on rampage promoting nationalism1 with a combination of major territorial expansions and pursuit of what they claimed to be a biological superiority based on the Aryan master race and the anti-Semitism.
German society can generally be described as a segmented society characterized by religion, ideology, and social class that produces clear distinctions incorporated into political life aspects in the country for almost close to a century. Political life in Germany, shaped by pressures from the rising standards of living and secularization in the general society, has brought about interesting complexities in governance and social structure.
The essay mentions that science involves theories and facts to endorse or support an opinion the idea which is seen in politics. Therefore, study of politics since it involves the study of political elements and conducts this study using scientific method. Some elements of politics such as political theory require normative assessment of the politics.
This led to the Italians signing a recognition document of the Germany influence in Austria and the ultimate militarization of the Rhineland, as a result causing Germany to end its international segregation phase (Tonge, no.page). Despite the International outbursts, Hitler eventually sent a small group of his military into the Rhineland and he won the war.
Germany was forced by the Allies to accept its defeat in war and it also had to sign the Treaty of Versailles, which was very harsh for the Germans as it would have to pay for reparations, lose all territories and almost become incapable for another war as it had to take full responsibility for the previous war, World War I (Trueman, 2000).
The Nazi Party was known for conducting its activities in a systematic manner. The party was structured into several layers including the leader i.e. Hitler himself, the supporting leaders. All of them have their own set of responsibilities which ultimately intended towards presenting the party as one of the most powerful in Germany and the world.
Toward the middle of the 19th century Germany was witness to profound political churnings. The century that ensued is perhaps the nation’s most eventful and yet the most tormented. The author’s account is an encapsulation of a nation’s struggle in finding its political spirit.