Why did Adolf Hitler want to eliminate the Jews in Germany?
Not JUST Jews, anyone who wasn't a pure cenral European Aryan. The Jews were his most frequent target, since they were easily identified and who were perceived as "different" because of their practices. Hitler killed the Jews to fund his war, but he also wanted to take over Europe to allow Aryans to expand.
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Hitler made it clear that he wanted the Jews to be gone from Germany. When it became clear that no country would take them off of his hands, he proceeded to plan the extermina…tion of the Jewish people in massive concentration camps. His goal was to remove the Jews (fellow human beings) in the same way that homeowners wish to remove cockroaches.
He Wanted Them Dead Because He Hated The Jews.
They held the Jews responsible for Germany's hard times. -NovaNet-
Scholars and psychologists have many theories about this. We do know from research that some commonly held beliefs turned out to be myths-- he wasn't part Jewish, he wasn't tr…eated badly by a Jewish doctor, etc. Mainly, he seems to have been an evil, hateful person who wanted to take out his prejudice on a group who made up only about 3% of Germany's population. That said, here are some of the theories from our contributors: Answer 1 From what I've read, he did not want to kill Jews only. He believed that the Aryan race is superior to other races, and wanted to "cleanse" his world for them by killing what he considered inferior, undesirable or dangerous people. During the Holocaust, He killed around 17 million people; 6 million of them were Jews. According to Wikipedia: his victims included Asians, Poles, Slavic people, Africans, gypsies, prisoners of war, Jews, homosexuals, mentally ill and disabled people. Only Jews were killed specifically for their religion (or what people thought back then was their race). Answer 2 Murderous greed. Adolf Hitler resented the Jews. He studied them and thought he understood how they were so successful. It seemed to him that everything the Jews did, whether in music or medicine or law or science or business, flourished and prospered. You name it, they excelled in it. He did not consider that maybe they worked hard or studied hard. He just resented them. Upon entering the concentration camps, an appointed Nazi officer would ask the newly arrived Jew what his/her skill/trade was. He would use their accounting skills to help run the camps. Use their medical skills to ensure the health of the camp's Nazis. If you knew banking, he would use your knowledge and gain instant access to money that would fund his movement. Once captured, the Nazis would seize Jewish homes, bank accounts cars, etc... He utilized every commercial recourse he could get his greedy hands on. When he Nazis had gotten everything they could from the Jews, including slave labor in the camps, they were sent to their deaths. Answer 3 Nobody really knows. But it is said that he thought they were evil and beastly and best kept captivated, which of course is not true. He was sick in the head probably and he thought that non-Aryans/people who weren't tall and blond weren't as good. That is strange because Hitler himself was not tall and blond. Answer 4 To understand this you have to understand Nazism as a political belief. Nazism taught that the nation state was of paramount importance. The individual was less important than the living, nation state. Nazism was nationalism taken to extreme. The the constant talk of expansion, of living room, of superiority of races in the Nazi culture. At the other end of this political spectrum was Communism, a word derived from 'commune', a term often associated with the hippie lifestyle. It doesn't care much for the individual either, but sees the world as a one government entity. The communist does not support the nation state idea. The one government concept means, to them, that all means of production, all farm land, all religion, is controlled by the state. Hitler believed the Jews were dominant in the development and implementation of Communism (this is a myth, but he believed it). In fact, he often spoke of Bolshevik (communist) Jewry. He considered the words interchangeable. He used this as an excuse-- by killing Jews, he believed he was aiding in the destruction of communism. Answer 5 Hitler and the Nazis encouraged the German population to believe that the Jews were the cause of all of Germany's problems. Hitler engrained a myriad of Anti-Semitic beliefs into German Society by making it part of the national curriculum and teaching it to millions of German children; he taught it to adults by use of the media, which was filled with anti-Jewish propaganda. Hitler and the Nazis proposed that the only way to improve Germany was to remove the Jews entirely. There were two options for such a removal: exile or genocide. Since no country was willing to take the Jewish population en masse (and this includes the United States and United Kingdom due to prevailing anti-Jewish prejudice), Hitler and the elite cadre of Nazis made the executive decision to commit genocide to "save Germany". Additionally, killing Jews would allow Hitler and the Nazis to auction off their assets to other Germans, giving loyal citizens better homes or formerly Jewish-run businesses. This increased the citizens' loyalty, made it look like Hitler was making good on his campaign promises to improve the German economy (on a personal view), and increased "German living space" called lebensraum . Answer 6 After World War I, Hitler was looking for a way to gather people together, as to rally them for dominating the world. The best way he saw that he could do this, is creating a common enemy that his people could learn to hate and attack. He decided the Jews made a good enemy; there were Jewish communities throughout Europe and he convinced people in Germany to fear the Jews and blame them for Germany's situation; he was able to get people to rally around that idea. Answer 7 Hitler was an insecure and ill man, who chose to believe that one should live by his beastly nature and not resist it. Hitler believed that the Jews, being successful in many scientific and academic groups in Germany, were actually parasites trying to take over. With his warped perspective and paranoid nature, Hitler decided that no one should be as successful as the Aryan race, which was the dominant race in Germany. Answer 8 One belief is that Hitler killed the Jewish people because he blamed them for Germany losing World War I. Another belief is that Hitler saw the Jewish people as a fault in the perfect race which was he was trying to create with the perfect empire. He saw them as subhuman and a threat to the ideal Aryan race. Answer 9: Here are Hitler's Own Words (bear in mind that what he believes are not true statements about Jews or Economics, but they reflect the kinds of propaganda he fed to the German people): "We were not foolish enough to try to make a currency coverage of gold of which we had none, but for every mark that was issued we required the equivalent of a mark's worth of work done or goods produced. . . .we laugh at the time our national financiers held the view that the value of a currency is regulated by the gold and securities lying in the vaults of a state bank." -Adolf Hitler, 1937 (CC Veith, Citadels of Chaos, Meador, 1949.) . "And it proved sound. It worked. In less than ten years Germany became easily the most powerful state in Europe. It worked so magically and magnificently that it sounded the death knell of the entire (Zionist) Jewish money system. World Jewry knew that they had to destroy Hitler's system, by whatever means might prove necessary, or their own [system of usury] would necessarily die. And if it died, with it must die their dream and their hope of making themselves masters of the world. The primary issue over which World War II was fought was to determine which money system was to survive. At bottom it was not a war between Germany and the so-called allies. Primarily it was war to the death between Germany and the International Money Power." --William Gayley Simpson, 'Which Way Western Man' (p.642) . Answer 10 I believe there were deeper, more philosophical reasons for what Hitler claimed he had to do in order to "save" Germany. Hitler was involved in the Thule society, where he came to believe that the Aryan race was the chosen people. [Note from a historian: not everyone accepts this; there is NO credible evidence he was a member, nor that he ever attended their meetings.] But whether he was a member or not, he did share many of their beliefs, especially about the importance of Aryan purity, the belief in Aryan superiority, and the need to root out and destroy "inferior" cultures which has "cursed" the Aryans. In this view, Germany would never prosper until "Jewish magic" which had condemned Germany to misery, was finally destroyed, leaving a pure society.
The question assumes that Hitler was "Jewish" or at least ofJewish origin, but there is absolutely no evidence for this. Answer 1 I would rather post this else where but t…hose answers are fixed.Hitler killed the Jews for the following reasons: . He regarded (most) Jews as Communists. . He blamed the Jews for causing the defeat of Germany in WorldWar 1. . He blamed the Jews for the Great Depression. . They claimed that the Jews were a morally and culturallycorrupting influence. . He believed that the Jews were conspiring to rule theworld. . He also believed that the Jews already, to a large extent,controlled Germany. . He believed that they were racially inferior and were in somesense 'contaminating' non-Jewish Germans. However, this is at oddswith the view that they were extremely cunning and were 'alreadycontrolling Germany' Answer 2 The above was Hitler's propaganda, we cannot know the extent towhich Hitler believed himself. None of these accusation warrantedthe holocaust since restricting Jews to ghettos and transportingthem out of the fatherland already accomplished victory over theJews. It is well known that Hitler was an Artist. Hitler killed the Jews because he had an a grand vision ofGermany, that did not include Jews. Hitler preyed upon prejudicesof the Germany and bad economy to popularize the elimination ofJews, so that his vision could be realized. Read more at the Related Link below. There is no evidence at all that Hitler was partly of Jewishorigin. The rumor was current in the period c. 1920-50 aspropaganda intended to make him look a hypocrite. The supposition underlying this question, namely that Hitler waspart Jewish, is incorrect. Hitler was Austrian and while there issome speculation that his grandmother may have been Jewish, theevidence contradicts this. Hitler wanted to kill the Jews becausehe was inspired by racist pseudo-scientific thought as are many whohave a similar perspective today. Answer 3 The events affecting the Jews of Europe during the Nazi era were aculmination of centuries of mistrust, and abuse; Jews were oftenaccused of being the source of societies' problems; they were theuniversal scapegoat. The antisemitic writings of Martin Luther fromthe mid 1500s in Germany, were often quoted or paraphrased byHitler in speeches. Adolf Hitler's "hatred" of the Jews was one of the tools he used toconvince the people of Germany that he knew the source of theireconomic problems and that he was the person who could correct thesituation. He chose to use the long standing antisemitism inGermany to gain the people's support. The Jews were a target ofopportunity; antisemitism was a useful tool to reach his goals.
because they were all dark haired and had dark eye colours ( they didn't fit in with his race bloned haired blue eyed ) and they were successful buisness men and he thought th…ey were the reason for losing the first war
Hitler eliminated Jews and Homosexual people because he felt they were sub-human. However, Europe didn't have any Black people in the 1930's so Hitler didn't target Black peop…le.
He always did since the lost of ww1, he wanted revenge on the jews but once he came to power in 1933, he putted his imaginations into action
Germany was suffering from economic depression as they tried to rebuild their country after World War I. Adolf Hitler became famous in Germany as someone who blamed all of Ger…many's misfortune on the Jews. Hitler then spread propaganda saying how Jews weren't like humans and how they were ugly and didn't belong in the world. This was how he gained followers into his party and spread his beliefs onto them.
Hitler really didnt care about how they eliminated the Jews, it just gotta be Fast, Cheaply and Affective.
He wanted to control germany because he wanted to free germany and the world from Jews and Communism
He wanted everything to be perfect. Sort of like the "blonde hair and blue eyes" setting. -D12
It looks like there's a word missing in the question. Hitler certainly did not want Jews in Germany.
he did not see a role for them in society.
Hitler eliminated gypsies, homosexuals, communists, Jehovah's Witnesses, and anyone who was mentally or physically handicapped. Also anyone who was considered suspect for hold…ing the wrong sort of views on politics and alot more. His goal was to create the "Master race" which for him is a race of perfect, German Aryan people.
The point was that Jews were not wanted, Hitler tried to get rid ofthe Jews, by one method or another.
First point- Hitler was not universally loved before he becamedictator in 1933-34. In the elections in 1932, the Nazi Party onlywon 32% of the vote. In the elections of March …1933, Hitler wasable to abuse an emergency to arrest political opponents andintimidate voters into voting for the Nazis- and they still onlygot about 44% of the vote. Those who supported him saw him as a strong leader who wouldreverse the much-hated Versailles Treaty that blamed World War I onGermany and severely punished them for it. He promised to end thegovernment gridlock which had crippled the German government in the1920s, and to reverse the effects of the Great Depression. He was atalented demagogue who assigned Germany's problems to socialists,communists, and Jews. Once in power, he formed alliances with other right-wing parties,and passed a law called the Enabling Act, which gave all governmentpower to himself. With that power in hand, he was able to abolishall other political parties, and reformed the entire government tofit his ideology. A massive propaganda apparatus was put in placeto ensure the loyalty of the people, and an equally massive secretpolice force to eliminate people who refused to be loyal.