Adolf Hitler was born on 20 April 1889 in Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary.
Hitler was against the Jews and killed many of them.
Democratic constitution with a federal structure was formed by the National Assembly after the loss of Germany in the World War-I and had a meeting at Weimar.
Many Germans accused the Weimar Republic for harsh and humiliating Versailles treaty.
The First World War had a great impact on the European Society and Polity.
Along with the Weimar Republic there came another revolutionary uprising called Spartacist League which was based on the pattern of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia and demanded Soviet style governance.
Germany fought the war on loans and had to pay war reparations only in gold which depleted the gold reserves when there was a scarcity for resource.
As a result of reckless printing of paper currency, the value of the German mark collapsed and prices of goods soared.
Germany came out of the difficult situation with the introduction of Dawes Plan by the Americans.
The national income of the US fell by nearly 50% between 1929 and 1932due to the Great Economic Depression.
The Great Economic Depression in the USA had a great effect on Germany.
The people shattered by the treaty of Versailles and the political and economic crisis, were very easily drawn towards the Nazism through Nazi propaganda which projected Hitler as a saviour.
Hitler was able to attract the people with his powerful speeches. He also made a number of promises.
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