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How did Nazis get control of everyday life in Germany after 1933?

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How did Nazis get control of everyday life in Germany after 1933? "How did Nazis get control of everyday life in Germany after 1933?" the Nazis were increasingly gaining power since Hitler became chancellor, and their tactics of getting that power and keeping control was progressing this essay will show just how Hitler and his followers gained power and control over the country. There was a time where Hitler decided in 1923 that to gain power of Germany he must topple over the (no so great) Weimar republic in the Munich Putsch. But that idea was a shambles, with Nazi storm troopers 'invading' government buildings, which resulted in 16 Nazis being shot. During this Hitler had run away, later on he was caught and put on trail and imprisoned for 5 years but with his incredible speech (which impressed the judge) he was let of lightly with 9 months. After his time in jail, (in which he wrote his book Mein Kampf) he realised he should rebuild the Nazi party, he saw the communists building up their strength through youth organisations and soon the Nazis had the Hitler Youth Group, this was one of the first steps of control. After the incident with Gustav Stresemann and the wall street crash, a lot of people were without jobs and Hitler grabbed his opportunity to gain some power, and support so he told all unemployed people they could all have jobs and this made them very happy. ...read more.


Then follows school, the Hitler youth, the storm troopers and military training. We don't let him go; and when all that is done, comes the labour front, which takes possession of him again, and does not let him go until he dies, even if he does not like it." This says that a German will not die until he is a Nazi and it all starts at childhood. If this were to be me I wouldn't know how to cope the Nazi attitude being thrown at me all the time I think I would get sick of it. In fact some people had that exact attitude and refused the Nazi opinion. These people who opposed the Nazis were a group of underground people who met up together in a social group. They had to be underground because otherwise the Gestapo or the S.S would come and 'take them away' (kill them). These are some of those groups The White Rose group of students at Munich University, who printed pamphlets about Nazi crimes. (They were arrested and executed.) The Edelweiss Pirates, who at the end of the war helped army deserters and refugees and stole armaments - one group attacked the Gestapo but 12 of the leaders were publicly hanged. The Swing movement, who met to dance, listen to forbidden jazz music and welcomed Jews to their social clubs (this was one of the more successful groups). ...read more.


It was such a hitting rally that it convinced people to support them just by the sight of the march. The people taking part in the rally felt the joy of marching the large procession; they all felt a feeling of belonging and a feeling of leadership. If I was in that march I would feel proud to be part of it and I would definitely feel that feeling of leadership, and pride. The Nuremberg rally just show the world how powerful Germany was and how many Nazi followers they really had. This showed control not just to people of the country, but people of the world, and people of the future! In conclusion I believe that Hitler and the Nazis gained control in 5 main ways, propaganda, the method of driving Nazism into Germans through several different ways. There was the young people control by their Nazi school, friends, actors; also the youth groups which taught children how to be a Nazi. The church and it's Reich church and Hitler faith movement, in control of everyone's religion. The police state, which control people by scaring them into being Nazi. The awesome rallies which controlled people by the sheer amount of dedicated followers, and their control. In my opinion Hitler was very clever to set-up these tactics which most of the time didn't fail, and kept control of Germany until the end of WW2. ...read more.

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