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Describe how the Jews were discriminated against in Germany from 1933 to 1939.

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Describe how the Jews were discriminated against in Germany from 1933 to 1939 Between 1933 and 1939 the Jews were persecuted in Nazi Germany. The persecutions became worse and extremely harsh as the Nazi rule tightened around the Jewish population. Hitler believed that the Jews were the inferior race and the cause of all Germanys problems. He grew to be extremely anti-semetic and wanted the German population to be superior and Germany to be the super- power it once was. In Hitler's early life he was a undergraduate at school. He attempted to enter a art college in Vienna to pursue his passion for painting. The college refused to accept him and he became a peasant, doing anything for money. ...read more.

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Jews were kicked out from any job to do with the government including Schooling, Police and healthcare. The next step in Hitler's plan was to make Jews feel unwelcome in Germany. Jewish shops were marked with a yellow star or the words 'Juden'. Jews had to sit on different seats on buses and trains. Schools began to teach anti-semetic ideas to pupils. In 1935 Jews were banned from the Army, many Jews had been in world war 1 and been devoted soldiers, they had to leave. Nuremburg laws were passed. Jews had their citizenship striped off them and any form of marriage or relations between Jews and non-Jews was prohibited. ...read more.

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Jews had to change their signatures, men's had to include 'Israel' and women's had to include 'Sarah'. Jewish passports were stamped wit a J, these to acts discriminated Jews further and people knew when they saw a Jew. In late 1938 a Jew shot dead a German embassy official in Paris. This triggered a full scale assault on the Jews in Germany. Jewish property was smashed, 100 Jews were killed and 20,000 were sent to concentration camps. This was called Kristallnact or 'crystal night'. The Jews were blamed for this outbreak of violence. The Jewish population was fined and made to pay for the damage to German property. During the war there was more extreme action taken against the Jews. There was a lack of care from the rest of the world and Hitler carried out his plans. Ted Booty 10P1 ...read more.

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