When the Alsace-Lorraine was ceded to Germany in 1871, the French culture was suppressed causing unease within the Alsatian people; yet once the Alsace-Lorraine became part of France yet again with the ending of WWI, the German traditions remained as well. To reinforce German dominance within all its territories, Bismarck shows how he plans to infuse the area with German culture as he states that it will, "...be a hotbed of disaffection for a long time to come" (doc. 1). This proves how Germany forsaw their own culture being violently imposed upon the region. region.
German Immigration and the Development of the Beer Industry in America. The most noted reason why Germans had left their homeland for America were varied. Some would say intolerable economic conditions in the German states and a desire for improvement in the shortest time as possible was one of the foremost reasons for the coming of Germans to America. Not only where the pauperize people were coming to America. There were many of the comparatively prosperous who also came; to better themselves economically.
How important were the German princes in creating the atmosphere within which Lutheranism was successful? The German princes were essential for creating the atmosphere in which Lutheranism was successful between 1521 and 1555 because they maintained Luther’s teachings, making it a reality. Also they obtained military authority over Charles V who at this time, was a new, inexperienced emperor and also had major influence over Charles power due to the fact they were the ones who elected him. This proved useful at the Diet of Worms in 1521 when instead of Luther being issued full excommunication, instead he was offered a full hearing and this was all down to princely support. By 1531 the Schmalkaldic League was set up as a united defence alliance by protestant princes in response to Charles’s threat of eradicating Lutheranism.
The Political Policies and Philosophies of the Axis and Allies Countries For centuries, the German people have felt that their national destiny, their greatest chance for security, lay in domination of the east, i.e., European Russia/Ukraine. German settlers were scattered throughout the region and were very influential. Otherwise Germany had little interest in expansion. The battles in France, Norway, etal. were really defensive in nature, where Germany tried to gain an edge before the western Allies grew too strong.
Clemenceau casts a pale light on the German population, blaming the war on the aims of “the intolerable German Aristocracy.” (Clemenceau, p. 73) The entire argument for the French and nay, European view, was the perceived threat that Europeans felt of German arrogance. A relatively young nation when measured against the French and
Compare and Contrast Karl Marx and Emile Durkheim on human nature Karl Marx and Emile Durkheim, founding fathers of the Sociology world, both have contributed in many ways it relates to affording a society the opportunity to resolve some of the many ills/ crisis that societies throughout the world faced during their and even nowdays. Despite their indifferent views, both men were interested with the beginning of modern capitalism. Karl Marx was born in Germany whereas Emile Durkheim was born in France; however, they both studied philosophy. Marx aim was to explain capitalism- private properties, separation of labor, capital and landed property, exchange and competition. He argued that capital society and social order are all link to a capital system to human beings.
To Germans at the time, Hitler made sense; he united everyone by providing explanations for Germany's problems. People in Germany were tired of their poor quality of life. Hitler promised to make Germany proud again - it was exactly what people wanted to hear. Hitler pledged something for every part of Germany society. To all Germans he promised to restore German honour by tearing up the hated Treaty of Versailles and by making Germany great again.
The arrival of Röhm was an important development as he had access to the army political fund and was able to transfer some of the money into the GWP. The German Worker's Party used some of this money to advertise their meetings. Adolf Hitler was often the main speaker and it was during this period that he developed the techniques that made him into such a persuasive orator. Hitler's reputation as an orator grew and it soon became clear that he was the main reason why people were joining the party. This gave Hitler tremendous power within the organization as they knew they could not afford to lose him.
This allowed the far right to exploit the Germans hate of the treaty of Versailles and connect the treaty to democracy, so the people wouldn’t blame the loss of ww1 on the army but the democratic politician’s. This led to an increase in public support for a more authoritarian dictatorial system the strengthening the far-right. The other main reason the loss
Yasamin Roozbeh English 081 May 21, 2012 Wesley Hayden In the novel Montana 1948, Larry Watson tells the story of the struggles of a family torn between loyalty and justice. The identity of Wesley Hayden is explored and the different points of views of his brother, Frank’s sexual assault case add a new perception to the story. Wesley grows as a person because of the circumstances and misfortune he undergoes throughout the novel. Watson portrays Wesley to be a weak and brittle man, making him seem as though he cannot defeat anyone or anything that comes his way. Wesley lives under the shadow of his brother Frank and as the story progresses he is slowly escaping it.