Essay on Hitler 's Influence On The World War I

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As one of the most infamous and controversial characters in history, Adolf Hitler remains to be an interesting case study in the field of psychology, politics, sociology, etc. Numerous attempts have been made to analyze the formation of Hitler’s ideology and the cause of Hitler’s rising power in Germany during the 1930s. Based on available research and information, it is evident that the rise of Hitler cannot be understood without analyzing the context and phase during which Germany was going through after the World War I since Hitler’s rise to power was facilitated by several economic, social and political factors. Post-World War I Germany possessed many internal and external issues that made it vulnerable to being manipulated by Hitler. The collapse of the economy, the weakness of the political party, the bitterness of German citizens and the culture of nationalism all play an important role in the growing advocacy for Hitler. Following the devastating defeat of World War I, Germany was forced into signing the Treaty of Versailles, which demanded Germany not only to pay incredibly humongous amount of reparations to the Allies, but also to give up 13 percent of its land. To make situation worse, protective tariff enforced upon Germany made it unable to sell the goods to foreign countries for a relatively low price. This exclusion from global economy led to repressed, negative feelings of the Germans. In order to make the unaffordable reparations to the Allies, the German…

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