The Early Career of Adolf Hitler:
1889- Born in Austria
1907- Lived in Vienna and tried to earn a living as an artist. During this period he picked up ideas such as hatred of Jews.
1914- Hitler joined the German army in Munich, winning medals for bravery.
1918- Hitler was badly gassed and was in hospital when the Armistice was signed. He blamed defeat on the communists and Jews stabbing Germany in the back.
1919- Hitler, still in the German army, joined a small extreme nationalist group called the DAP, which was founded by Anton Drexler.
1920- Hitler helped to draft the party's programme. The party was renamed the National Socialist German Worker's Party (Nazi for short).
1921- Hitler became the leader of the Nazi party. He founded the SA to intimidate opposition groups. Their leader was Ernst Rohm.
.While in prison Hitler dictated his autobiography Mein Kampf (My struggle).
.He set out his main political ideas as well as a very selective account of his life so far.
Decline in Nazi support during the Stresemann years:
.Nationally, the Nazis had lost…