Hiltler, just give your idea about the following I would look at Hitler's impact on WWII.  Would Germany have lost the war if he had not been the leader or would they have won?  Would WWII have started if not for him? what made Hitler such a charismatic leader in the first place. For instance, why were so many people willing to follow him?

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There is much to suggest that Hitler represents the single best example of how individuals can impact the course of history.  It is difficult to envision anyone else being able to do what he did.  This is not to say that had Hitler not been there, someone else would not...

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There is much to suggest that Hitler represents the single best example of how individuals can impact the course of history.  It is difficult to envision anyone else being able to do what he did.  This is not to say that had Hitler not been there, someone else would not have come along to do it, but it seems really unlikely that anyone could.  Hitler's message, his approach, and his "belief system" were all linked to him and his charismatic appeal to people.  His ability to understand his audience extremely well, tapping into their level of dissatisfaction, and appealing to their dreams allowed him to be embraced by many.  Hitler did not gain success by forcing introspective reflection and convincing Germans to accept their culpability in their condition.  Rather, he was able to perfect the politics of blame and combine it with a message of a more optimistic vision which appealed to many Germans of the time.  It is because of Hitler that Germany moved to the length of war as far as it did.  This was proven with his death, for when he died, German aggression during the war went with him.

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