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How did the Nazis change and control people’s lives in Germany after 1933?

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History essay How did the Nazis change and control people's lives in Germany after 1933? > Introduction My essay is about how the Nazis changed and controlled normal peoples lives in Germany after 1933 to the start of World War two. The National Socialist German Workers Party also known as the Nazis took power on the 30 January 1933 when their leader Adolf Hitler became Chancellor. Although Hitler was Chancellor he had limited power, as the Nazis did not have a majority in the Reichstag. When Hitler finally got his illusive majority in the Reichstag he started bringing Germany in to line. On 2 August 1934 President Hindenburg died and Hitler gave himself Hindenburgs job. Hitler now had supreme unchallenged power in Germany. He was known as the Fuhrer. The Nazis were very racist and wanted a pure Germany with only German speaking Aryans who were blonde haired and blue eyed. Hitler also hated communism and wanted it stamped out of Germany and Hitler believed German people needed more living space and he would solve this problem by taking land of other countries and building a greater Germany. ...read more.


The Nazis had now changed children's lives a lot, they weren't allowed to play or be friendly with the Jewish people in their class and their whole education now revolved around the Nazis and their ideas. Adults also got treated badly by the Nazis if any one spoke out of line about the Nazi party or Hitler himself, they could be beaten, put in jail or even killed and that was pure German people, it seemed that even basic human rights of free speech had been taken away. The SS and SA were brutal in their way of dealing with opposition to the Nazi party, they were feared because they killed and hurt people so when people saw what they were like they didn't want to be hurt or killed so they didn't say bad things about the Nazis or opposed them so Hitler basically controlled peoples lives by fear. Propaganda was a big thing in the Nazi party they used it to help them get to power and used it to drum up support for things. ...read more.


They were banned from public places, sacked from their jobs, weren't allowed to own businesses and many were sent to ghettos. Jewish shops had the Star of David painted on the window and the SS beat anyone who tried to enter. All Jews had to wear armbands with the Star of David on them. Laws were passed that stripped Jews of their most basic rights. In 1942 Nazi leaders met at Wannsee for a conference about the Jews they came up with the final solution which stated that every single Jew, Gypsy and homosexual would be killed either by working to death or by execution. The Nazis controlled these people's lives; the people basically had no life. The change on their life was drastic, one day they are just living their life and next thing they are hated and are going to be killed. > Conclusion The Nazis controlled and changed people's lives drastically after 1933. They used many methods from the simple some might call harmless propaganda to the ultimate price, death. People weren't safe when the Nazis were in power; people lived their lives in fear and over 6 million people died because they didn't fit in. All this happened because one man wanted a pure Germany. ...read more.

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