Margarethe von Trotta

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    And as the same way that Juliane tries to stay away from Marianne and all of those troubles, but she’s not able to, Germany was also trying to avoid its past and run away from it, but it was not able to. The student movement started because the young generation was blaming their parents and older people for everything that happened during Hitler’s time. As Von Trotta puts it “we were quick to push aside guilt and responsibility. The tendency in public life not to admit feelings of guilt at all, or at least to forget them as quickly as possible, still exists.” For most of Germans, they wanted to put aside everything and anything that was associated with the war and move on. They wanted to start a new chapter, a new Germany. They were under all these pressures from all these other countries and people who were blaming them for everything and so they wanted to just move on. They wanted to build a new Germany so maybe everyone could forget about the past and just move…

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    space. The court declined her request, but knowing that she had to provide for her 4 children, and wanted to keep her passion for astronomy she went to go work in a private observatory in 1712. This work was for a family friend Baron Bernnard Fredrick von Krosigk. The 2 following years in 1716 Maria received a special request from Russian Tsar, Peter the Great. The request that was sent to her asked Maria to work with Peter the Great. Maria deferred the offer, saying she would rather stay in…

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    about how Germany needed to change and fight off what brought them down. “Starting in 1921, he headed a new, angry political party- the Nazis” (Brown). Hitler’s determination, after World War I, to make Germany look better compared to the other countries caused him to create an angry political party called the Nazis. The political group believed that the loss of World War I was the result of betrayal. Hitler soon gave speeches explaining his thoughts about who caused the war. Since Hitler…

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    Most historians would agree that the economic depression was the most important reason why Hitler was able to become Chancellor in 1933. It was the cause of all the other significant factors, such as the weaknesses of the Weimar Republic, Nazi policies, propaganda campaigns, and the scheming of Hindenburg and von Papen. The Great Depression was the most important factor that lead to Hitler becoming Chancellor in 1933. It caused major economic issues in Germany such as businesses going bankrupt,…

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    Have you felt the pain of your friend backstabbing you in the back? Well, Julius Caesar felt that pain twenty-three times but he was stabbed in the back with real knives. Julius Caesar was born in Rome in 100 BC, he rapidly climbed the ladder to Roman politicians. His victories in battles awarded him with people's support, he made allies and enemies along the way. On the Ides of March, Julius Caesar was brutally assassinated by a group of nobles in the Senate House. Mark Antony, who was Julius…

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    Wilhelm accused Belgium and France of having plans to take land away from Germany (FOOTNOTE, 8). However, when it became apparent that the war effort was not succeeding in favor of their country, German citizens began to oppose the war more vehemently. When the Treaty of Versailles held Germany completely responsible for the war, Germany was plunged into debt in a seemingly never-ending cycle of war reparations. It is clear that Weitz wants the reader to understand the implications of the war on…

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    resorting to radical parties (such as the newly formed Nazi party) to achieve this change. It will argue the validity of this title and present both sides of the question and mention some of the other factors that served the same purpose as the economic crisis in being a contributing factor in the rise of Hitler, such as the influence of von Papen upon Hindenburg, the Nazi propaganda, the ‘Red Scare’ and its associated flood of votes towards the Nazi party (as opposed to the communists), the…

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    The startling question you have to ask yourself from reading Peter Fritzsche’s book Germans into Nazis, is what made the ordinary man in the crowd into the “Führer of the Third Reich”. In one of the most famous pictures in the European history you will see a young Adolf Hitler standing in the enormous crowd of people in the “August Days” celebration in Germany 1914. In this celebration you will see the everyday German anxiously waiting to hear the Kaiser speak. This is happened to take place a…

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    there were framed pictures of Hitler, which these kids saw as normal. Another classroom normality was many thick text books, teaching to love and praise Hitler, for they said what he was doing would make the world a better place when it was done with. Also targeting more children to join this, kids clothing was produced with writing like “I hate Jews” or “Make the world a better place, end the Jewish religion” printed on them. Racist board games and joke books were also released. Hitler targeted…

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    The year is 1931, the place, Berlin, and here we see the entrance of a young American writer, Clifford Bradshaw. Later we see the entrance of his love interest, and main attraction of the Kit Kat Club, Sally Bowles. Throughout the play we follow the romance between the two as it grows and develops, and finally fails. We also follow the tragically doomed romance of German Boarding House owner, Fraulein Schneider, and her Jewish suitor Herr Schultz. At intervals every so often we see the Emcee…

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