Task #2: In the Beginning: The Rise of the Nazi Party

World War I was pivotal in setting Germany up to follow the Nazis and Adolf Hitler. After studying the Holocaust, you will now go back to Germany and see for yourself the impact Hitler had on the German people. Use the links below to answer the following questions:

1. How did the end of WWI leave Germany open to follow a man like Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party?

2. When did Hitler become the official leader of the Nazi Party?

3. What was Mein Kampf?

4. What reason did Hitler give for attempting to annihilate the Jewish people?