Hitler’s Rise to Power. Communism. social structure in which classes are abolished and property is completely controlled oppression free gov’t controls the economy. Socialism. organization of the economy in which the public has access to ownership and production of resources
A key element of Hitler's appeal was his ability to evoke a sense of offended national pride caused by the Treaty of Versailles imposed on Germany by the Western Allies.
Germany had lost economically important territory in Europe along with its colonies and in admitting to sole responsibility for the war had agreed to pay a huge reparations bill totaling 132 billion marks.
Most Germans bitterly resented these terms.
Hitler’s order authorizing the T4 program
“Reich Leader Bouhler and Dr Brandt are charges with the responsibility for expanding the authority of physicians, to be designated by name, to the end that patients considered incurable according to the best available human judgement of their state of health, can be granted a mercy death. “