Essay on Hitler 's Vienna Experiences : Adolf Hitler

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Hitler’s Vienna Experiences
Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria on April 20, 1889. According to Ian Kershaw, the young Adolf Hitler was moody and became hostile towards his father Alois when the family moved to Linz. Hitler initially wanted to be a priest but moved to Vienna, Austria in 1907 to pursue training at the Viennese Academy of Fine Arts. He was turned down for admission twice, an experience embittered him. Hitler remained in Vienna living off a small inheritance and what he could earn selling his art. He moved from hostel to hostel, roaming the street. This paper will argue that it was during this period, from 1907 to 1913, that Hitler would develop his views on Jews, German nationalism and Socialism. He rose to become Chancellor of Germany by being the leader of the authoritarian Nazi party. In Vienna he developed a strong hatred of both the Jews and Communists. He seized power by using constitutional means and violence. He used oratory skills to convince the German people to rise up against the Jews and Communists. According to Kershaw, Hitler wanted to create a new German Reich that would last 1,000 years. Hitler 's rise to power started in 1924 when Hitler re-established the National Socialist German Workers Party. The party is commonly known as the Nazi Party. Nazi Germany, under Hitler 's leadership, was responsible for the murder of over six million Jews in Europe. When Hitler left his birthplace of Linz, Austria, he decided…

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