Rise Of Hitler

  • Hitler fights in the first World War

    Hitler fights in the first World War
    Hitler was already in the war before this point about a year earlier, but he was severely injured and forced to go home. During his year back at home is when his hatred towards Jews began. To get away from these civilians and their problems he asks to go back into the front and this is the date that he is sent back.
  • Germany Surrenders: Treaty of Versailles

    Germany Surrenders: Treaty of Versailles
    After World War 1 concluded, the Treaty of Versailles was signed. The circumstances for Germany were very harsh because according to the other countries, the first world war was completely and entirely Germany's fault. For example, they had very strict limitations on their military. So their army was reduced to 100,000 men with no tanks allowed, they were not allowed an airforce and they could only have 6 naval ships.
  • Nazi Party is Formed

    Nazi Party is Formed
    The Nazi party began before this date but was very small. It wasn't untill this date that they had a party meeting with two thousand people in attendence. This is when the party truly began. Hitler was certainly the leader of this group.
  • Hitler becomes leader of the Nazi Party

    Hitler becomes leader of the Nazi Party
    Hitler was becoming more and more powerful by the second. After leaving Munich for a matter of days, there was a revolt among the Nazi party. This made people realize that the Nazi party was nothing without Adolf Hitler. So, he was soon elected as Fuhrer of the Nazi party in a landslide.
  • Beer Hall Putsch

    Beer Hall Putsch
    There was a government meeting in a beer hall with three important senators. Hitler and his men from the SA stormed into the beer hall with weapons pointed in every direction. He took the senators into the back room and forced them to make him and the SA into the Nazi party.
  • Hitler's tried for Treason

    Hitler's tried for Treason
    Hitler is tried on this date and he is found guilty so he is also sent to jail on this date. Although, he seems to be treated well in jail because he got a spacious cell, gifts, visitors whenever he wanted, and a personal secretary named Rudolf Hess, who later wrote the book Mein Kampf for Hitler.
  • Mein Kampf is written

    Mein Kampf is written
    The novel Mein Kampf is all about Adolf Hitler's life and ideas. It also talks about Hitler's youth, his early days in the Nazi party, his future plans for Germany as a whole, and his ideas on polotics and race.
  • Stock Market Crash

    Stock Market Crash
    The stock market on Wall Street in New York City crashed because their profits were down by 80%. Because of this, the demand for goods was down as well since the citizens felt poor due to their loss of money in stocks. This soon led to little finance in new investments becase nobody was buying anymore stocks. All of these problems led to the Great Depression which is one of the darkest times of our nation's history.
  • Hitler Voted Chancellor of Germany

    Hitler Voted Chancellor of Germany
    Hitler being voted chancellor was one of the most important days in all of German history. "I will employ my strength for the welfare of the German people, protect the Constitution and laws of the German people, conscientiously discharge the duties imposed on me, and conduct my affairs of office impartially and with justice to everyone," This is what Adolf Hitler stated when he was sworn in. Clearly he broke his promise.
  • Hitler Becomes Dictator of Germany

    Hitler Becomes Dictator of Germany
    Hitler begins his road towards dictator when he is elected chancellor three months prior to this date. And only several days before this Hitler had Hindenburn sign two decrees saying that any Nazis in prison could be released and that anyone critizing the government can be arrested.
  • Nazis Elected to Reichstag

    Nazis Elected to Reichstag
    With Hitler as the Nazi's chancoller there was no way that they could lose the election. The Reichstag fire occurred only five days before the election. This greatlky reduced the KDP's popularity. Obviously it helped out the Nazi party causing them to take the majority of the vote.
  • Burning of the Reichstag

    Burning of the Reichstag
    A man from Holland named Marinus van der Lubbe was the person most at fault for the Reichstag building catching fire. It is said that around 9 pm he ran into the building, lit his shirt on fire, and used it as a torch to light up just about anything he could. Obviously he succeeded. Also, some of the Nazi storm troopers were involved in torching the building.