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    What was the short-term significance of The Night of the Long Knives? The Night of the Long Knives was significant because it marked a turning point in the Third Reich; as the first publicised official government purge, it signalled the types of activities for which they would later be primarily known. Its name was coined by Hitler, alluding to a popular German song about revenge, which captured the direction in which he wanted to push his particular version of events as part of Nazi propaganda. Hitler 's speech proved the Night of the Long Knives ' short-term significance by confirming his unmatched power; his contempt for traditional law evidenced the fact that he was above all authority. The origin of the source is a nationally broadcasted…

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    March 24th 1933, all remaining political opposition was effectively eliminated. After the consolidation of his power, Hitler used violence to deal with internal political opposition from SA leader Ernst Rohm, who wanted a more forceful revolution as a socialist, in the night of the long knives on June 29th 1934. It was carried out by the SS lead by Himmler, which resulted in Rohm’s death as well as 50 other leaders with vice chancellor Von Papen, who had made a speech recently criticizing…

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    interpretation of this, especially the scene where Soshanna is burning down the theater. The symbolism of Nazi movies being used to kill Nazis can seem like a satisfying scene of “killing Nazis,” however the deeper meaning can make more sense. The idea of the Nazi movie “killing Nazis” can show that the modern depiction of Nazis is killing “Nazis.” In short, Tarantino believes that the modern depiction of Nazism is overdone and to the point where Nazism is “dying” in the sense that it is losing…

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    This paper will consider the philosophical question “Did the Nazi’s have Law?” by drawing off of H.L.A Hart’s conception of law. Hart, being a positivist, believes that law and morality are conceptually separate; law is simply what undergoes the judiciary installment and is enacted by the law-making agency of a society. He concludes that morality is a statement of values which are subjective, hence the reason they can’t be compared to the law which is a statement of facts. I shall argue that the…

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    defeat, Hitler became angry. Hitler thought he had to fix Germany, and the only way to do it was to e in politics. As a result he joined a party later called the Nazis, and soon rose to power, Hitler took control of the group and made the group symbol be the swastika (“The Coming of World War II”). As the group kept rising Hitler became more well know around the country. The party grew from 27,000 in 1925 to 108,000 in 1929 (“The rise of the Nazi Party”). More and more people liked what he had…

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    People see artwork in many ways, either in the form of physical or mental. With all the different forms of artwork, Hitler felt as if he could control all of them, then he could rule over all. With all the different forms of artwork, Hitler felt as if he could control all of them, then he could rule over all.During WWII, Hitler and his commanders ordered Nazi soldiers to steal artwork from captured countries in order to show German power, to suppress cultures, and fund the war. Hitler would kill…

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    Although Germany’s gross domestic product remains high due to successful exports and a large population of producers and consumers, German spending trends reflect a transition away from materialism. This trend has historical roots, such as the Nazi era, when leaders promoted a similar mentality of abstaining from material luxuries in order to eliminate the concern of selfishness. Instead, Nazi leaders encouraged citizens to value their nation above all else. After enduring various forms of…

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    On April 20, 1889 in a small Austrian town named Braunau, Adolf Hitler was born to his father, Alois Hitler, and mother, Klara. When Hitler was young he showed signs of potential. He was intelligent and was extremely liked and admired by other classmates. Although Elementary school was a breeze for him, middle school turned out to be a lot tougher; Hitler soon stopped trying at everything he did. As result he lost all popularity. Instead of hanging out with friends he would re-enact battles and…

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    when Churchill brings up the fact that not many British troops were sent to aid the French when the troops were available back home and the explanation given is, “ … I must make it clear that, apart from the divisions training and organizing at home, only 12 divisions were equipped to fight upon a scale which justified their being sent abroad.” This shows how the structure seems to follow a fact-explanation structure as this is done repeatedly in the speech. 8) Style: Winston Churchill uses…

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    Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” However, in Woody Allen’s, “The Rejection,” the writer satirizes the ideals of the education system that acknowledges only the intelligent students. This is seen in the character of Boris through his exaggerated reaction towards the failure of his son. During the time of Woody Allen, he believed that education was only for the smart and intelligent people. Woody Allen satirizes the education…

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