Why Did Hitler Influenced The World

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Michael Hart, in his book The 100: A ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History, ranked Hitler number 39 out of the 100. Hitler’s environment played many factors in how he dictated Germany. The way he was brought up influenced his mindset and goals for rule. After Hitler became the dictator of the Third Reich of Germany, he had many influences on society and caused genocide throughout Europe. After his rule, Hitler’s influence was obvious. Over 6 million Jews were killed in the genocide and Germany no longer existed as a whole. All of these points are profound examples of how Hitler influenced the world. Michael Hart is correct in ranking Hitler number 39 out of the 100 most influential persons in history. Before Hitler came …show more content…
Hitler was an aspiring artist. He applied to the academy of arts, but he failed to make it into the school. Since he had failed twice, Hitler began to feel the exasperation of not getting what he desired. This added fuel to the fire and made him more angry and upset about the outcome. Every time Hitler failed at something, more determination grew inside of him to strive for greatness. Hitler also faced some physical conflicts as well. For example, “During the war he was gassed and wounded; a mediocre soldier who lacked leadership skills and never progressed beyond the rank of corporal, he nonetheless received the Iron Cross for bravery” (Adolf Hitler). In 1913, Hitler decided to join the army to fight in World War I. Although Hitler was a mediocre soldier, he still wanted to serve his country. He faced many troubles during his time in the army. This made Hitler once again physically stronger as a person. He had expressed his nationalism through him serving in the war. After World War I, Hitler took determination and anger to a whole new level. “Hitler wouldn’t have …show more content…
The allies were left to pick up the pieces and help rebuild the nation. Germany was no longer whole as it was split into four parts. Hitler literally left his mark on the world. “Nazi Germany was the scene of almost constant personal and institutional conflict. This resulted in administrative chaos. Hitler, of course, was the ultimate decision maker and absolute ruler ¨(Spielovogel 769). This quote proves that Hitler was a very influential, yet malignant ruler. He tended to make decisions hastily without considering the consequences for Germany. “The civil service was purged of Jews and democratic elements. Large prison camps called concentration camps were set up for people who opposed the new regime¨ (Spielvogel Pg 768). Hitler now set into motion what is now called the Holocaust. By the end of World War II, the horror that Hitler brought on the Jews was inexplicable. Millions of Jews were murdered in the genocide and the allies realized that Germany had taken the war too far. “World War II was finally over. Seventeen million had died in battle. Perhaps twenty million civilians had perished as well. Some estimates place total losses at fifty million¨ (Spielvogel Pg 822). Hitler indirectly slaughtered approximately fifty million civilians. He started the World War II and he didn’t suffer the consequences afterwards. ¨On Apr. 29 Hitler married his long-time mistress, Eva Braun, and on Apr. 30 they committed suicide

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