Mjk, Bhb Essays

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Adolf Hitler (1889-1945)
Hitler was the ruler of Germany for 12 years, from 1933-1945, and made Germany into a powerful war machine. He came into power by promising the people of Germany jobs and that he would rebuild the German pride. in 1920, he was head of the Nazi Party. The party was an anticommunist, antidemocratic, racist group that blamed the Jews for the troubles in Germany. Hitler had ordered tens of thousands of people who opposed him to be executed, and hundreds of thousands to be put in prison. He became dictator of Germany in 1933 and was able to regain territories taken from Germany after World War I. He invaded many areas and when the United States, British, and Soviet troops closed in on the heart of Germany, Hitler killed himself.

Benito Mussolini (1883-1945)
Mussolini was the founder of fascism. He was also the ruler of Italy for 21 years. He was taking advantage of the unrest, gathering a following of war veterans and other unhappy Italians, which he later called this group of people the Fascist Party. He had made the promise of solving the problems and strengthen Italy by ending unemployment and gaining more land. In 1922 he was put in charge of the government and in 1925 he was dictator. He had created an alliance through his foreign policy with Adolf Hitler. In July 1943, members of the Italian government deposed Mussolini and restored authority to the king, who then had Mussolini arrested.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
Churchill was the prime minister of Great Britain. He was able to encourage the British to fight even thought they were outnumbered compared to Germany. In 1895 he became an army lieutenant and in 1964 he was a member of the House of Commons. He was asked by the king to form a new government. He had gotten close with Roosevelt and made a Charter together.

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)
Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the United States. He was in office,