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How dangerous was Adolf Hitler up to 1938?

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How dangerous was Adolf Hitler up to 1938? To answer the question above I must first define the word dangerous and dangerous when referring to Hitler. In the Encarta Dictionary it defines dangerous as ?likely to cause harm or result in harm or injury.? However some would question whether in Hitler?s case, ?dangerous? means his threats, or what he actually did. His intentions and actions were a danger to specific people and when, why and how much danger conflicted varies over the time leading up to 1938. Like all things there has to be a start and build up to an end. It all started in the autumn of 1919; Hitler began to attend meetings of a small nationalist group called the German Workers' Party. He joined the party and changed its name to the National Socialist German Workers' Party. The group became known as the Nazi Party. The Nazis called for the union of all Germans into one nation, including the Austrians and German minorities in Czechoslovakia and other countries. They demanded that citizens of non-German or Jewish origin be deprived of German citizenship. This is already a threat to Jewish and non-German citizens as one of the Nazi Parties main aims would have an impact on Jewish and non-German citizen?s everyday life. They would also lack the things needed for a comfortable or successful life. ...read more.

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Some historians say that he restored the economy and lead Germany to greatness again through his actions made after he gained power. He also gave jobless people jobs(1935-1938). These jobs then benefited Germany as they built many things such as roads. I do agree partly with this, but feel as if he had a wrong approach towards Jewish people and discriminating them. He did this by making them wear a yellow Star of David, so that people knew who they were, and sent police men to stand out there shops and refuse sent people away. In the long term this made Jewish families have no income and have to give up valuable possessions or houses. It would drive them out of the country and make their lives very uncomfortable. I believe all through the process of Hitler gaining power he was a threat to a variety of people. When he became leader of the Nazis Party and quickly built up party membership, partly because of his talent in making influential speeches. Which I believe was a good feature of Hitler as these speeches made him able to spread the opinions/views of the Party and his own. He could also make promises, which could also influence the audience. A great example of a person who has changed things, with the help of speech, is Martin Luther King. ...read more.

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Some reasons for why he is dangerous are more important than others and some are because of the meaning behind his actions. For example: his Party ?targets? youth groups, they did this because they need to pass on their beliefs and opinions to the next generation so their ideas can live on. In my opinion a more important reason for why he was so dangerous is the fact that he was able to change things, such as laws, with power. Over the years he gained the power to dictate. Dictatorship has numerous amounts of disadvantages and advantages. But what I have noticed is that after a dictator has ruled they leave a very large ?death tally.? For example: the estimated death tally of Francisco Franco is tens to hundreds of thousands. Each dictator also has their own way of management that is usually inspired by other person?s ideas/intentions. Francisco Franco has his own regime which was ?Francosim? (stood for traditional Catholic and military values. Whereas Hitler was very keen on the military and navy forces, for defence and attacking. He was also partly inspired by Mussolini. People have different views in whether or not Hitler mistreated dictator responsibilities or always considered good impacts on the people of his country. (Like I explained above-used unemployed people for things that could benefit the country, roads) A summary of my conclusion: Hitler was dangerous because he was a man of immense power and all men of power are dangerous in their own way. ...read more.

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