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standard fixture in classrooms. Textbooks frequently described the thrill of a child seeing the German leader for the first time.Board games and toys for children served as another way to spread racial and political propaganda to German youth. Toys were also used as propaganda vehicles to indoctrinate children into militarism.Hitler Proclamation - 1939And one more thing I would like now to state on this day memorable perhaps not only for us Germans. I have often been a prophet in my life and was generally laughed at. During my struggle for power, the Jews primarily received with laughter my propheciesthat I would someday assume the leadership of the state and thereby of the entire nation and then, among many other things, achieve a solution of the Jewish problem. Isuppose that meanwhile the laughter of Jewry in Germany that resounded then is probably already choking in their throats. Today I want to be a prophet again. If international finance Jewry within Europe and abroad should succeed once more in plunging the peoples into a world war, then the consequence will be not the Bolshevization of the world and therewith a victory of Jewry, but on the contrary, the destruction of the Jewish race in Europe. How does Hitler describe his struggle with the Jews? What predictions are made? Hitler saw history as the struggle between races for living space. He envisioned a war of conquest in the east, with the Slavic peoples enslaved to German interests. He believed the Jews to be an exceptional evil, working within the nation to subvert "racial purity."First They Came for the Jews"By Pastor NiemollerFirst they came for the Jews and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew.Then they came for the Communists and I did not speak out because I was not a Communist.Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist.Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me.What can be learned “from” this passage for present and future application?
Connecting HistoryHow does the theme, "The importance of history is realizing its presence" connect to people and/or events in this module? Provide examples.When Thomas Jefferson wrote the declaration of independence in 1776, I do not think he had any clue that over 200 years later, his writing would still be relevant in the everyday lives of the people of this country. I do not think he had inkling that his name would go down in history and mean so much for the county that he helped form and liberate. There was no definite way of him knowing that they would actually succeed in defeating Britain and eventually form their own country with its own unique government. It would have been amazing to actually bare witness to such an event. I would love todo something so great and impact the world in such a way that long after my death, my name still be relevant and well known.