Hitler declared on May 10, 1933 that there was to be a book burning, and it would consist of having all books burned that had “un-German” ideas. In this same year, concentration camps had been built was used for people that opposed Hitler’s ideas. It made it possible to impose new ideas on how Germany should be.
January 30, 1933 was the time when Hitler was appointed Chancellor. Not long after Hitler was promoted Chancellor; the building Reichstag had gone up in flames on February 27, 1933. This marked the time that was thought to be a Communist Revolution. However, in recent studies some historians believe the Nazi’s started the fire in order to put people into the concentration camps for various reasons. Along these short months, Hitler had put concentration camps into place for people that didn’t agree with the German ideas that were being introduced. The name Concentration Camp came into place because it was designed to be a small place, but to be used to put large amounts of people into them. The camps were originally designed for people that didn’t agree with the German ideas but it was also for Socialists, union trade leaders and Communists. It was later that Jews, Protestants and Roman Catholics were put into what was called “protective custody”. Gays were also seen as worthless and also put into the camps. These events helped lead up to the Book Burning in Germany.
Hitler had gain control of the German empire. He had set up different plans to make sure there would be no protests to his ideas, it made it easier for him to gain control of the public. The book burning would later show what the German government was like at the time and the ideas they had. It showed they wanted power and to be supreme rulers. By controlling what was published they had the upper hand in the intellectual field. By burning the books they thought that the ideas would be burned with it.
Hitler had declared that all non-German ideas were to be...