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Explain why Nazi Ideology was Nationalist

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´╗┐Explain why Nazi Ideology was Nationalist The Nazis 25 point plan would appeal to most as the Nazis were looking for as many votes as possible therby appealing to many different groups. The unity of all German-speaking people; the germans lost through the Treaty of Versailles will be allowed to come back into the german nation as to become one. This would help Germany regain population and power once more. Only Germans can be citizens. No Jew can be a German citizen; Jews were very high up, some were even within the government; allowing the Treaty of Versailles to happen, and others were wealthy in that they were dentists, etc. ...read more.

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There was a nationwide desire to overturn the Treaty of Versailles and restore German greatness. The treaty was a massive blow to the nationalists pride and the Nazi ideology used this as an aim to tap into the nationalism. Help for small shops and businesses; large department stores* must be closed down; this links in that no Jew can be a german citizen as the party aimed to appeal to a broad range of german workers, and sought to protect small shopkeepers and workers from foreigners and Jews. * most department stores were owned by Jews. Hitler envisioned the ideal German society as a Volksgemeinschaft, a racially unified and hierarchically organized body in which the interests of individuals would be strictly subordinate to those of the nation, or Volk. ...read more.

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Nationalism; An extreme form of this, marked by a feeling of superiority over other countries. Socialism; A political and economic theory of social organization that advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole. Volksgemeinschaft would bring both ideas together as Germans would become more powerful within volkgemeinschaft and also by having the point to help small businesses would inforce the idea of distributing money more equally throughout the country. Nazi Ideology was all a way of regaining power for Germany in Hitlers eyes. He wanted to appeal to as many people as possible with his 25 point programme which meant him trying to impress all groups of people, although he didn't believe in some of the points he made. ...read more.

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