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Nguyen 1Phuong NguyenProfessor Sarah SteinTAErdem IlterHistory 522 January 2017Elimination of Impurity Based on Nazi’s Science TheoryAfter World War I ended in 1919, Germany suffered a great loss due to the conditions setby the Treaty of Versailles. Since all the countries viewed Germany as the cause of the conflict,Germany was obligated to pay compensation. Germany lost a significant amount of itsconquered territories and colonies. Furthermore, Germany faced harsh economic difficulties andstruggled with inflation. The hatred and humiliation that Germany had to endure helped topopularize Adolf Hitler and his radical ideas that came to power in 1933. Hitler used scientificlanguage to support his idea of bringing back glory for the Germans as well as release his hatredtowards Jews. He believed that establishing a homogenous German race and identity wasessential, but that required eliminating the impurities, specifically the unworthy people whocannot be trusted to lead Germany. Since his desire and belief promoted the excellence andpurity of the Germans, Hitler gradually became more popular and became a symbol of a saviorwho would rescue his people from their difficulties and desperation. As a result, he came topower in 1933 and put his ideas in action.Hitler began using Social Darwinism as propagandaand publicly executing laws to eliminate the disabled, Jews, and homosexuals in order to achievea superior race under the Third Reich.Nazi’s main goal was to restore the German blood and stabilize the government. In theNazi poster from 1930s “Comrades, do you need advice and help? Turn to your NSPAP branch”,
Nguyen 2one can see a big eagle spreading its wings to embrace and protect a German family. The Nazivalued the eagle as a symbol of great strength, leadership and power while its wings symbolizedthe protection. The portrayal of the eagle illustrated the Nazi’s ideology of government. Nazi