Adolf Hitler's Life

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  • Hitler's Birth

    On April 20 1889, Adolf hitler was born son to alois and klara hitler.
    Historical Signicance- The leader of the Nazi party who terrorized the world war 2, was born.
  • Hitler's fathes dies

    January 3, 1903, Alois Hitler, 65 years old died.
    Historical significance- Hitlar was only 13 years of age.
  • Hitler leaves school

    Hitler leaves school at the of 16 and 2 years later gets turned from art school.
    Cause and Effect- Having difficulties in his studies causes him to leave school.
  • Hitler moves to Vienna Turning point #1

    He is rejected twice by the art school.
    Cause and effect- This causes him to lose hope in his dream of becoming an artist, then he gives his life too militart service.
  • Hitler's mother dies

    After this event, Hitler goes to Vienna to apply for art school.
    Historical Significance- This is when he fails the entrance exam.
  • WWI begins

    Hitler joins the German army. 3 monthes later he is awarded the second class.
    Historical Significance- Joins the military.
  • WWI ends

    Hitler now after world war 1, gains more hope in himself.
    causes and effect- This causes him to become the cause of ww2.
  • Hitler's Speech Turning point #2

    Hitler's emotional delivery of an impromptu speech captivated his audience. the speech attracted hundreds of Germans eager to hear the young, forceful and hypnotic leader.
    historical significance- If it wasn’t for this speech, then people would have never recognized him and made him supreme commander of the army. Therefor the Second World War would have not even token place if it wasn’t for him.
  • Hitler named leader of the Nazi Party

    Hitler spoke before a crowd of nearly six thousand in Munich.
    Cause and effect- This caused him to gain notoriety outside of the Nazi Party.
  • Hitler goes to jail

    In Germany, Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler is sentenced to five years in prison for leading the Nazis’ unsuccessful “Beer Hall Putsch” in the German state of Bavaria.
    Historical significance- Hitler at this time writes the Mein Kampf.
  • Hitler released from prison Turning point #3

    A few days before Christmas, 1924, Adolf Hitler emerged a free man after nine months in prison, having learned from his mistakes.
    Cause and effect- Caused hime to regret his mistake of the Beer hall incident and plan a new strategy.
  • Hitler, Nazis come to power through the Great Depression

    When the stock market collapsed on Wall Street on Tuesday, October 29, 1929, it sent financial markets worldwide into a tailspin with disastrous effects.Adolf Hitler knew his opportunity had arrived.
    Cause and effect- This caused the Nazi's to spring into action During the elections. By that time people were so fed up that they were also ready to listen to Adolf hitler.
  • Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany

    On the morning of 30 January 1933, in Hindenburg's office, Adolf Hitler was sworn in as Chancellor during what some observers later described as a brief and simple ceremony.
    Historical significance- He gained control over germany.
  • Nazi Concentration Camp at Dachau is Opened by Hitler

    Opened in March 1933, it was the first regular concentration camp established by the coalition government of National Socialist Party and the German Nationalist People's Party.
    Historical significance- Hitler's Power comes into action.
  • Adolf Hitler Visits Benito Mussolini in Venice

    In February 1934, Hitler met with the British Lord Privy Seal, Sir Anthony Eden, and hinted strongly that Germany already possessed an Air Force, which had been forbidden by the Treaty of Versailles.
    Cause and effect- This caused hitler to publicly announce that the German army would be expanded to 600,000 men.
  • Night of the Long Knives

    The Night of the Long Knives or "Operation Hummingbird", was a purge that took place in Nazi Germany between June 30 and July 2, 1934, when the Nazi regime carried out a series of political executions, most of those killed being members of the Sturmabteilung (SA), the paramilitary Brownshirts.
    Cause and effect - This caused the death of thousands of people, and many were captured and put into concentration camps.
  • Ravensbrück, the Largest Concentration Camp for Women, Opens

    Between 1939 and 1945, over 130,000 female prisoners passed through the Ravensbrück camp system; only 40,000 survived.
    Continuity and change - Till this day there has never been a time where these many amount of people died.
  • Hitler and Mussolini Declare War on the United States

    Ultimately, it was Hitler and Mussolini’s declaration of war against the US on 11 December 1941, that overcame American opposition to a crusade against all the fascist powers.
    Historical Significance - Hitler was wildly excited that he was now the central figure in what had become the widest war in human history.
  • Hitler Orders the Destruction of Remaining German Industry

    By late 1944, the Red Army had driven the Germans back into Central Europe and the Western Allies were advancing into Germany. Hitler realized that Germany had lost the war, but allowed no retreats.
    Cause and effect - this caused him to order the complete destruction of all German industrial infrastructure before it could fall into Allied hands.
  • Hitler's Death

    Hitler committed suicide, shooting himself in the temple while simultaneously biting into a cyanide capsule.
    Historical Significance- The man who was the cause of ww2 kills himself.