World War I Hitler vs Treaty of Versailles Primary Source Analysis takes students to Germany 1923. Students analyze Hitler’s speech on the Treaty of Versailles and learn treaty’s affects on the German people as well as its contribution to Hitler and birth of World War II . Some knowledge of the Treaty of Versailles is required for the understanding of this document. For younger students however, a teacher's guidance is suggested.
This 5 page World War Two (WWII) document contains the transcript of a speech by Hitler in regards to how he felt about the Treaty of Versailles and how it impacted Germany. The speech is brief but engaging and will give your students a great insight into how Hitler, and many Germans, felt about the Treaty of Versailles and the extent to which the Treaty of Versailles was a cause of World War Two (WWII).