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CBSE Notes | Class 9 | Social Science | History Chapter 3 - Nazism and Rise of Hitler

The chapter notes cover Hitler's rise to power and Nazi politics. Additionally, we comprehend the plight of children and women in Nazi Germany. You'll learn how schools were used to teach Nazi youngsters and how concentration camps were utilised against Jews throughout the chapter. Additionally, it shows facts about Nazism and how they denied numerous minorities the right to life, instilled anti-Jewish sentiments, and waged war against democracy and socialism.

Nazism and Rise of Hitler


When was World War 2 fought? Who were the winning and losing sides?


World War II also known as Second World War was fought between 1939 to 1945 between the two opposing military alliances called the Allied and Axis Powers.


At the end of the war, the Axis powers consisting of Germany, Italy and Japan were on the losing side.


The Soviet Union (USSR) had initially been a part of axis powers but switched side to Allied powers when it was attacked by Germany.


USA joined the Allied powers after Japan attacked on Pearl Harbour.


In May 1945, Germany surrendered to the Allies after Hitler, his propaganda minister Goebbels and his entire family committed suicide collectively in his Berlin bunker in April.

Not only the Nazi leaders but many Nazi sympathisers had committed suicide in fear of revenge for the acts against humanity that they had committed during the WWII.


What were these acts against humanity?


Germany had waged a genocidal war, which resulted in the mass murder of selected grou