Hitler - The Beerhall Agitator Summary & Analysis

Ian Kershaw
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The Beerhall Agitator Summary and Analysis

`In part one, Hitler's speeches held wide appeal and the author noted that there was no need for deeply refined ideals. The people wanted simplistic slogans and Hitler was good at rousing emotional responses of anger and resentment. A railroad worker named Anton Drexler founded the movement that would become the German Workers' Party and eventually proposed that it should not allow Jews in the membership. When Hitler attended the first meeting, there were forty-one members present. In part two, there is an effort to promote the party and a large meeting is held during which Hitler is the second speaker. By Hitler's account, his words that night united those present to a new sense of nationality. One of the leaders of the group, Karl Harrer, soon broke off because of a conflict of ideals and goals...

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