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Access the success of Hitler's domestic policy Before they got in to power the nazi party put forward 25 points of what they intending to do when they were in power. All the points in the 25-point plan could be dived up into 4 groups. The first of which is the drive for a single race Germany. Most of the points that fall in to the section are about the limitation of citizenship for the Jews. One of the main points was to stop all Jews from voting. This was a successful policy. It meant that there was less opposition to any laws that were passed against the Jews. As well as restricting the vote lot of Hitler's other domestic polices are based around his hatred for the Jewish race. Some historians have said that the Jews inhabited Hitler's mind. Hitler saw the Jews as a source of Germanys economic problems. This was echoed by the German people's support for anti Semitism view and policies. This mainly stemmed from the envy of the economic success of the Jews. ...read more.


These policies of compulsory labour service and industrial growth were very successful. Not only did they achieved their aims but also gave both quick and effective results. German unemployment fell from 6 million to 2 million in the first 18 months. To aid this falling unemployment figure national service was reintroduced this meant that again unemployment figures fell. In 1939 there were only 200 000 unemployed. This did not only give Hitler popular support and economic stability. Hitler was gaining both industrial strength and an ever-increasing military. The industrial growth in Germany was an important factor in the economic recovery of Germany. This was achieved through the 4-year plan, which aimed for self-sufficiency. Germany needed to start producing and processing large amounts of raw materials. They planed to do this by increasing productivity. This was highly successful the economy grew at an impressive rate. In 1932 their were 6.04 million unemployed in Germany and they were producing 118.6 million tons of coal 8.2 millions tons of steel. By 1938 unemployment had fell to 0.2 million and production of coal had increased to 186.4 million tons and steel to 21.9 million tons. ...read more.


This had been another success for Hitler. But it can not be totally attributed to him. A lot of the work with the new currency was done before he came to power Hitler built on its success rather than started it himself. When looking at the success of Hitler's domestic policy you have to remember his aims and what Hitler want to achieve. The most important thing to Hitler was making Germany self-sufficient. Hitler achieved this by focusing on the growth of large industry and the development of a single race Germany. On both of these policies Hitler had achieved some success. Large industry had increased rapidly and in turn had reduced unemployment. Hitler had also success in the laws that limited the activities of the Jews. But in other areas the sacrifices that were made for the bigger business. This meant that all Hitler's polices were not as successful as they seem because they had effect on other areas of the German society. Hitler over all did not achieve enough success to make Germany fully self-sufficient. Adam Timmins History Access the success of Hitler's domestic policy ...read more.

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