Number the Stars Research Project

Childhood of Adolf Hitler

Question One

Identify who raised Adolf Hitler as a young boy.



  • Alois was Adolf's biological father after he was born.
  • Alois soon registered Adolf as Johann Georg Hiedler's (his father) son because he couldn't handle the responsibility of taking care of young Adolf along with his four other children.
  • Klara was doting Adolf and soon she died of breast cancer and after she died Adolf dropped out of school at 16. A lot of his friends referred to him as "a High School Drop-out".


Hitler as a BABY

Adolf was an easy baby to take care of from his 1-5 years old time period.

Question Two

List the names that where given to Adolf Hitler.



  • Adolf was called and given very different names from different people.
  • Some were like Hiedler, Hitler, Hittler, Huttler.
  • Adolf was called his "mother's darling" in his mother's eyes.
  • But, to his father he was a "horrible mistake" because Alois was stressed from raising five kids so he took his anger out on Adolf by whipping him with a stick or a whip.
  • Adolf thought of himself as "a young Otto von Bismarck" because of his fame of stopping and starting wars.

Hitler as a CHILD

Question Three

List reasons why Adolf Hitler was evil.



  • Adolf's dad wanted him to follow in his footsteps.His father was in the Holocaust and was a bad influence on Adolf.
  • Adolf ended up following in his father's footsteps by becoming the German Dictator from 1933 to 1945.List the names that where given to Adolf Hitler.
  • Hitler particularly persecuted Jews. He ordered them to be moved or even killed in countries he controlled. Hitler set up concentration camps where about 4 million Jews were killed.



Hitler as a Teen

Adolf was difficult because he wanted to persue a career as an artist.

Summary of Video

Hitler grows up and rises to power to fight in war.

Citations

Website:

Hoffmann, Peter. "Hitler, Adolf." World Book Student. World Book, 2013. Web. 2 May 2013.


Book:

Haugen, Brenda. Adolf Hitler: Dictator of Nazi Germany. Minneapolis, MN: Compass Point, 2006. Print.


Book:

Giblin, James. The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler. New York: Clarion, 2002. Print.


Book:

Price, Sean. Adolf Hitler. New York: Franklin Watts, 2010. Print.


Video:

"World Book Online Reference Center | Online Reference Book| Online Encyclopedia."World Book. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 May 2013.


Picture:

"World Book Online Reference Center | Online Reference Book| Online Encyclopedia."World Book. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 May 2013.


Picture:

"World Book Online Reference Center | Online Reference Book| Online Encyclopedia."World Book. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 May 2013.


Picture:

"World Book Online Reference Center | Online Reference Book| Online Encyclopedia."World Book. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 May 2013.

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