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"World War Two was the result of the aggression and ambition of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party"

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"World War Two was the result of the aggression and ambition of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party" The causes of the Second World War at bottom relate to the rise of distinction of two powers and the relative decline of another. Those that rise to distinction were Germany and Japan that - Which declined was Britain. Germany and Japan once that were ultimately prepared were now ready to alter the power structures in there perspective areas by force. Adolf Hitler and the Nazi ideologies were fascists or the more generalised term of government, Nazism. They were for a leadership approach, glorifying violence and war. With the Italian Fascists with the Germans, they provided the impulse which drove Europe into war. However they would have to get passed the treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations. Hitler would have to sign a deal under Chamberlain, where Hitler could only take back the rein land that was thought to be rightfully there's. In no circumstances was Hitler able to build up an aggressive army as Woodrow suggested in the forming of the League. ...read more.

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The first step in the plan was to create the well known living space (Lebensraum) and production of raw materials throughout Europe. Germany needed one key stronghold of world industrialism - Soviet Russia. To achieve this, all Germany had to be united under the banner of a "Greater Germany". Therefore there would hold an extremely strong position in military power. As the facts suggests in Hitler's speech in 1943 quote: "Since the reintroduction of conscription, our armaments (military units) have swallowed fantastic sums which are still completely uncovered..." As A.P.Adamthwaite says in his book The making of the Second World War (1979) "The Hossbach memorandum confirms the continuity of Hitler's thinking: the primacy of force in world politics, conquest for living space in the east, anti-Bolshevism, hostility to France. Hitler's warlike intentions were now explicit." This vision of Germany's future (Lebensraum) and direction of German foreign politics are found in Hitler's major writings and speeches. However, Hitler had to step carefully, while Germany was rebuilding its military strength. Many historians such as David Taylor also argued that Hitler's policies and the content of his Policies did not differ from those of preceding German governments and had the solid support of most Germans. ...read more.

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Germany also had serious payment problems with the rise of inflation. Hitler stressed there was only one way out - territorial expansion: "We have nothing to lose. We have everything to gain. Because of our restrictions, our economic situation is such... that we have no other choice, we must act." Fascism points at the whole block of democratic ideologies and rejects both there premises and there application/method. Fascism denies that numbers as such may be the determining factors in human society - it denies the right of numbers given to govern. Fascism is the only liberty worth having, the liberty of the state and the liberty within the state. This ideology of the Italians and Germans of the 1930's clashed with those democratic governments (Britain, France etc.) which lead to the outbreak in WW2. Hitler was the leader of the Nazi movement from 1919 to his death in 1945. He remains as one of the most discussed political philosopher of our time. With all of Hitler's aggressive foreign policies being generally well supported from the important upper-class Germans at the time, Hitler and his Nazi run party had the main say in determining the course expansionist the war would take. ...read more.

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