Essays Tagged: "german history"

Turning Points, the Wiemar Republic and Hitler.

instances that drastically shaped the outcome of a people. This can be illustrated when looking at German history during the periods of 1871, 1890, and 1929. It will be occurrences in these years tha ... rrences in these years that can be recognized as turning points during a tumultuous season for team Germany.The first turning point occurs in 1871 with the Franco/Prussian war. This event was crucial ...

(7 pages) 62 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

This paper is about Adolf Hitler's 5 years in prison, how he came to write Mein Kampf, and how it influenced WWII.

spent long spells with him.While in Landsberg History read a lot of books. Most of these dealt with German history and political philosophy. Later he was to describe his spell in prison as a "free edu ... rking hard as a labourer.In Mein Kampf Hitler outlined his political philosophy. He argued that the German (he wrongly described them as the Aryan race) was superior to all others. "Every manifestatio ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

To what extent does the legacy of the Weimar Republic explain the rise of the Nazi party?

o co-operate within it. But there are also external factors to take into account, broader trends in German history for instance it's legacy of powerful authoritarian leaders like Otto Bismarck or worl ... image problem. The whole idea of a parliamentary democracy was suggested by General Ludendorff, the Germans were losing the war and needed to make peace and Ludendorff hoped that this new civilian Gov ...

(7 pages) 55 1 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Nazi propoganda - playing on traditional prejudices.

the case, examples of propaganda which played on traditional prejudices yet failed to influence the German people in the intended way or propaganda that went against traditional loyalties but worked a ... targets for propaganda were the Jews. There was a long history of prejudice against Jews throughout German history and even Europe, with examples of the Tsarist Russians leading pogroms against them. ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

**Personality Study for Germany in the 20th Century** Assessment of Albert Spear's Impact on German History 1918 - 1945

Albert Speer had a significant impact, both historically and culturally, on German history from 1918 to 1945. However, few remember him for his Neo-Classical architecture but r ... s come to mind.Albert Speer was born on March 19, 1905, to an upper middle class family in Manhein, Germany. The second of three sons, he followed the family tradition when, in 1925, he enrolled at th ... ty.After reading Spengler's 'Decline of the West', Speer became greatly discouraged, convinced that Germany was in a similar state of decay to that of the late Roman Empire. Then, in 1931, he heard Ad ...

(12 pages) 70 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Metternich has been referred to as the greatest challenge to German Nationalism in the so-called 'Vormarz' years. How far would you agree?

The period of 1815 to 1848 in German history has been commonly referred to as Vormärz, or "pre-March" period in reference to ... k of riots in March and failed revolutions of 1848. Prince Clemens von Metternich's involvement in 'German' affairs during this period has been regarded by historians as very reactionary, and as an ar ... he interests of the Austro-Hungarian Empire through his role as Austrian Chancellor, the failure of German liberalism and nationalism at this time has been attributed, in part, to him. Therefore, Mett ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Opening of the Berlin Wall.

November 9, 1989This day will be remembered as one of the great days in the German history. On that day, the Berlin Wall, which for twenty-eight years had been the symbol of Ge ... GDR. At this time Chancellor Kohl presented the Ten-Point Plan for the step-by-step unification of Germany.January 1990Free elections to the Volkskammer were scheduled for March 18. This were the fir ... ason for that maybe was, that the CDU promised that they do all for the issue, that East and West - Germany became ONE State.May 1990The "Two-Plus-Four" Talks among the two German governments and the ...

(2 pages) 37 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Role of Nationalism in German Unification: Three Post-Holed examples

y, has been the central theme in the sustained unification of most successful countries. Throughout German history, several unification attempts were not associated with a strong and sustained sense o ... eral unification attempts were not associated with a strong and sustained sense of nationalism. The Germanic peoples came together under strong leadership to achieve common goals and needs, including ...

(9 pages) 27 0 1.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Inept and unsuccessful. how

om 1871-90? From her formal unification at Versailles in 1871, Bismarck, the first German Chancellor, took control of his new German State. Yet twenty years later, the 'Bismarckian er ... graphically, by 1871, Bismarck's next challenge lay with domestic policy and the running of the new German constitution. In the early 1870s, Bismarck relied on the support of the National Liber ...

(8 pages) 811 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History