Why Did the Rise of the Nazis Happen?

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This insightful series presents some of the most important events in modern history. From World War I to the Cold War, we're encouraged to think critically about the effects these watershed moments have had on the world. Written in a straightforward, engaging style, the books include firsthand speeches, letters, diary entries, and other primary source materials that give dramatic clues to the reasons these unforgettable events unfolded as they did. Photographs from the time period show the world as it was at that...

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Overview

This insightful series presents some of the most important events in modern history. From World War I to the Cold War, we're encouraged to think critically about the effects these watershed moments have had on the world. Written in a straightforward, engaging style, the books include firsthand speeches, letters, diary entries, and other primary source materials that give dramatic clues to the reasons these unforgettable events unfolded as they did. Photographs from the time period show the world as it was at that moment, and the views of professionals historians are included in each chapter.

Key Features:

Photographs from the period supplement well-researched, historical information

Primary source excerpts help with document-based text questions

Panels featuring historians' opinions encourage critical thinking and offer opportunities for debate

Glossary, sources of further information, and index

Following their defeat during World War I, the Germans were looking for new leadership. Nazi Germany, also called the Third Reich, began when Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany under the National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP), whose followers were called Nazis. Why the Germans embraced the Nazis' rise to power is examined in this thoughtful book, which includes panels featuring expert opinions to encourage critical thinking.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433941764
  • Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/2010
  • Series: Moments in History Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 1,442,057
  • Age range: 11 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Pain of Defeat 4

2 Hitler's Power Grows 10

3 Progress Stalls 18

4 Seizing Control 24

5 The Road to Power 32

6 The Nazi Tyranny 38

Rise of Nazism Timeline 46

Glossary 47

Further Information 47

Index 48

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