The Contemporary World – Notes
Nazism and the Rise of Hitler: An Introduction
Adolf Hitler was the leader of Germany from 1933 to 1945.
During Hitler’s government Germany was called Nazi Germany.
Nazi Germany followed a philosophy called Nazism, which promoted violent practices to restore German pride.
In 1939 Hitler attacked Poland to conquer more land for Germany.
This invasion of Poland sparked off world war two.
During world war two, countries divided themselves into two groups.