Adolf Hitler

By: Iker del Solar

Overview of Holocaust

The holocaust was a state sponsored persecution lead by Adolf Hitler who killed over 6 million Jews and 5 million non Jews. Holocaust is a Greek word meaning ''sacrifice by fire''.

Definition/Background information

Hitler lived most of his life in Vienna but by the year of 1909 every thing started to fall apart for him, his income began to dry up. So he began to draw with water color he wanted and tried very hard to become a artist but the college he wanted to go to turned him down he became very upset so his dark side began to show.

Original Research Question

What was going to happen to christmas?

The Nazi party tried to turn Christmas in to a non religious holiday celebrating the coming of Hitler and not god, saint nick would be changed to Oden the Solstice man and the Christmas star would be changed to swastikas.

Quote

One of Adolf Hitler quotes were, "As a Christian I have no duty to be cheated but I have the duty to be a fighter for truth and justice".-Adolf Hitler

citations

Stalcup, Brenda. Adolf Hitler. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven, 2000. Print.

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Encyclopedia Last Updated: January 29, 2016