Hitler had a number of negative things to say about the Jews, but the most notable was probably "untermenschen," which translates roughly to "the subhumans." He commonly referred to them as filth or contaminants threaten... More »

According to HowStuffWorks, dictators usually come into power during coups d'etats, revolutions or states of emergency. Once in power, dictators use their influence to impose regimes that are often violent and long-lasti... More »

Hitler was an extremely gifted orator who knew what his audience wanted to hear and how to package it. His appeal was especially strong in a nation torn apart by World War I and the Great Depression. More »

Hitler promised to overturn the Treaty of Versailles but also to stop reparations and bring pride back to the German people, specifically the middle and lower classes. He was essentially preying on their needs and fears. More »

Hitler burned books to remove the Jewish influence from German culture during World War II. Over 25,000 books were burned in Germany on May 10, 1933. During this book burning, several irreplaceable books were destroyed, ... More »

According to the History Channel, Hitler targeted the Jewish people to fulfill his two main goals of racial purity for the Aryans, or pure Germans, and the need for territory in which that race could expand. In his virul... More »

Adolf Hitler is most known for his time as German chancellor and for his role in the extermination of millions of people throughout Europe. Hitler rose to power in the early part of the 20th century, taking the helm of G... More »