HIS 102
Hitler Paragraph Assignment




The "end" of the war in Europe came on 7-8 May 1945, celebrated in Russia on 9 May because that is when the announcement was made.  Here Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel 1882-1946, hanged after being found guilty during the Nuremberg Trials) is shown signing the surrender terms of the German Army to the Russians in Berlin. A similar agreement with  The U.S and Britain had been signed at Rheims, France.  Photo Credit National Archives (http://www.archives.gov/research/ww2/Photos/images/ww2-193.jpg).

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Read the excerpt from Hitler's Mein Kampf (along with the document background notes and the study questions) and answer the following question in a paragraph:

Citing specific evidence from Hitler's Mein Kampf (not from the textbook), what were some of the main features of Hitler's ideology about the "folkish" state? 

Your paragraph must follow this format:

  • begin with a concise topic sentence (sentence 1) that directly responds to the assigned question (no need to define terms or cite a dictionary) and that identifies your analysis/thesis points.
  • font size 10 or 12 only
  • one-inch margins
  • double-spaced
  • direct, quoted material to support your points
  • name, and only your name, at the top left of the paper
  • about one-half page in length (not to exceed 3/4 page)
  • You may consider submitting a draft of your assignment to your instructor for feedback before submitting the assignment for the grade. At times, you may be asked to rewrite your work. This is done for your own benefit and will result in an improved grade.

Please take a moment to review Charlie's History Writing Center for specific information on the writing requirements for the assignments in the course. Please check this short explanation of what it means to cite historical evidence.

Your assignment should be submitted on Canvas.



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