answer question due today or tmr



Compare and contrast the personalities and policies of Hitler and Stalin. How and why was Hitler able to become a dictator in Germany? Elaborate.




The following statement is taken from a contemporary account of Germany in 1939:

“…Though the Fuehrer’s anti-Semitic program furnished the National Socialist party in the first instance with a nucleus and rallying-cry, it was swept into office by two things with which the ‘Jewish Problem’ did not have the slightest connection. One the one side was economic distress and the revulsion against Versailles; on the other, chicanery and intrigue…Hitler and his party had promised the unhappy Germans a new heaven and a new earth, coupled with the persecution of the Jews. Unfortunately, a new heaven and earth cannot be manufactured to order. But a persecution of the Jews can…”

How do you interpret this contemporary account of the persecution of people who are Jewish? Elaborate.



"Is this question part of your assignment? We Can Help!"