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National Socialism commonly called Nazism was a German political movement initiated in 1920 with the organization of the National Socialist German Workers Party Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei The movement culminated in the establishment of the Third Reich the totalitarian German State led by Adolf Hitler from 1933 to 1945The roots of National Socialism were peculiarly German grounded for example in the Prussian tradition of military authoritarianism and expansion in the German romantic tradition of hostility to rationalism liberalism and democracy In various racist doctrines according to which the Nordic peoples as so-called pure Aryans were not only physically superior to other races but were the carriers of a superior morality and culture Also in certain philosophical traditions National Socialism idealized the state or exalted the superior individual and exempted such a person from conventional restraints The theorists and planners of National Socialism included General Karl Ernst Haushofer a German geographer who exercised much influence in German affairs The German editor and party leader Alfred Rosenberg formulated Nazi racial theories based on the work of the Anglo-German writer Houston Stewart Chamberlain To the German financier Hjalmar Schacht fell the task of formulating and carrying out much of the economic and banking policies and the German architect and party leader Albert Speer was a major figure in overseeing the economy just before the end of World War Two 1939 1945 It appears that the immediate origins of National Socialism are found in the consequences of the German defeat in World War One 1914 1918 The German defeat in World War One brought about the German people to react to the defeat of their nation with a growing sense of humiliation Rather than being subdued however many Germans saw World War One as a kind of transformation a rebirth of German culture Under the terms of the Treaty of Versailles Germany was charged with sole responsibility for the war stripped of its colonial empire and forced to pay
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