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Hitler's Rise to Power

  • Period: Jan 1, 1516 to

    Governor of Venice moved Jews into Ghettos

    The Governor of Venice moved Jews into certain areas of the city starting in 1516. More Jews were moved and more ghettos were built until 1603.
    Vocab: Ghetto--a usually poor section of a city inhabited primarily by people of the same race, religion, or social background, often because of discrimination.
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    Massacre of Uman

    Jewish people were massacred by a Ukranian rebel army.
  • General Order No. 11

    General Order No. 11
    Jews were expelled from a military district in Tennessee and Mississippi
  • May Laws of 1882

    May Laws of 1882
    Jews were forbiddden to settle down and do business in Russia.
  • Born

    Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, an Austrian border town.
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    Karl Lueger was Mayor of Vienna

    During these years, Karl Lueger was Mayor of Vienna. He was a political influence to Hitler.
  • Mother Died

    Mother Died
    His mother died of advanced breast cancer.
  • Hitler Fails Art School Exam

    Hitler Fails Art School Exam
    (Approximate date. It happened some time in fall of 1907)
    Hitler failed the entrance exam to the Vienna Academy of the Arts.
    (Pictured: One of his paintings)
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    Homeless in Vienna

    From 1909-1910, Hitler moved to Vienna, ran out of inheritance money, and became poor and homeless.
  • Injured in WWI Gas Attack

    Injured in WWI Gas Attack
    Hitler was temporarily blinded by a gas attack in World War I.
  • Joined Nazi Party

    Joined Nazi Party
    (Approximate date-I could not find the real date)
    Hitler joined the party that would become the Nazil Party.
  • Hitler Checked Political Groups

    Hitler Checked Political Groups
    (Not an exact date)
    Hitler worked for the Army spying on political groups, this is how he found the Nazi party.
  • Hyperinflation Crisis

    Hyperinflation Crisis
    (This was not on one day, but I chose this date for symbolic reasons)
    There was a hyperinflation in Germany in 1923 where one American dollar was worth 4,210,500,000,000 German marks. The engraving on the medal reads: "On 1st November 1923 1 pound of bread cost 3 billion, 1 pound of meat: 36 billion, 1 glass of beer: 4 billion"
  • Beer Hall Putsch

    Beer Hall Putsch
    Hitler attempted a coup of the government,which failed, and he was sentenced to five years in prison. Vocab: coup-a sudden and decisive action in politcs resulting in a change of government illegally or by force.
  • Hitler Re-Founds the Nazi Party

    Hitler Re-Founds the Nazi Party
    (Aproximate date)
    The Nazi Party was broken up because a lot of the members were in jail. Hitler re-founded it with himself as the leader.
  • Mein Kampf Published

    Mein Kampf Published
    (Approximate Date)
    Mein Kampf was a book Hitler "wrote" (he actually dicatated it to someone while walking around his prison cell) and it is him ranting about his childhood, the Nazis, and his plans.
  • Hitler's Half Sister Moves In

    Hitler's Half Sister Moves In
    (Approximate Date)
    Hitler's half-sister, Angela Raubal, and her daughter, move into Hitler's home on the Obersalzburg. Some people believe they were romantically linked.
  • Met Eva Braun

    Met Eva Braun
    (Approximate Date) Hitler met Eva Braun, his longtime companion and wife for a short time.
  • Nazi Party Gained Strength in Parliament

    Nazi Party Gained Strength in Parliament
    (Approximate date)
    The number of Nazis in Parliament grew from 14 to 107,
  • Runs for President of Germany against Hindenberg

    Runs for President of Germany against Hindenberg
    (Approximate Date)
    Hitler ran for President under the slogan "Freedom and Bread", and lost to Hindenberg.
  • Granted German Citizenship

    Granted German Citizenship
    Hitler needed German citizenship to run for president.
  • Appointed Chancellor Of Germany

    Appointed Chancellor Of Germany
    Hindenberg appointed Hitler Chancellor of Germany in a simple ceremony. Vocab: Chancellor-the highest government official in Germany
  • Speech in Stuttgart

    Speech in Stuttgart
    Close to my birthday!
    Hitler gave a speech about liberating Germany.
  • First Nazi Concentration Camp Opened

    First Nazi Concentration Camp Opened
    (Approximate date)
    The first Nazi concentration camp was opened at Dachau.
  • Enabling Act Passed

    Enabling Act Passed
    The Enabling Act was a major step in Hitler obtaining absolute power.
  • Hitler becomes Führer of Germany

    Hitler becomes Führer of Germany
    After Hindenburg died, Hitler replaced the President and Chancellor of Germany with a single dictatorial position: Führer, "Leader".
  • Nuremberg Laws

    Nuremberg Laws
    Nuremberg Laws were a bunch of anti-sematic laws that prevented Jews from marrying Germans and took citizenship away from Jews.
  • Munich Agreement

    Munich Agreement
    This agreement was an act of appeasement, and it decided the fate of portions of Czechoslovakia inhabited by Czech Germans. Vocab: Appeasement-a diplomatic policy of making political or material concessions to an enemy power in order to avoid conflict
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    Kristallnacht was the organized destruction of Jewish homes, synogogues, and businesses. 91 Jews were murdered and around 30,000 were taken to concentration camps.
  • Commits Suicide

    Commits Suicide
    Hitler bit a cyanide capsule and shot himself in the head, then his body and Eva Braun's body were doused in gasoline and burned.