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How Did The Nazis Change And Control Peoples Lives In Germany After 1933?

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Dominic Hullah 10AS How Did The Nazis Change And Control Peoples Lives In Germany After 1933? Introduction The Nazis came to power on January 30th 1933 (the date Hitler became Chancellor). They got into power for many reasons: one was that Germany was in a decline after the war, they had lost land and industry, had huge debts and were undergoing several new governments with new ideas .The German people were annoyed with the government, they thought they were stabbed in the back because of the Treaty of Versailles. There was also hyperinflation in 1923 with the cost of an egg rising from 0.08DM to 80,000,000,000 DM. As a result people who depended on their savings (e.g. pensioners) had many troubles and a lot died (it is worth mentioning that Hitler didn't do anything illegal to get elected). After this, many Germans wanted Hitler elected. They saw his election as a change for the better and thought the Nazi's would make Germany a world force again, however they didn't know they would be indoctrinated and that the Nazi's would control and change their lives so substantially. ...read more.


leads us, Christ is nix (nothing)" as well as "we do not need the church to bless the swastika brings us happiness". So, It became a crime to be any religion you chose. Force Force was a huge element in the way Nazi's controlled peoples lives. The Nazis used force (i.e. the SS or storm troopers) to break up Communist Rally's and Opposition Meetings and often used the SS to take ordinary people away for committing a crime. Often the SS struck so much fear into people that they became scare do commit a crime. The Deprivation Of Free Speech Soon after they came to power the Nazis made it an offence to say, write or do anything even remotely anti-nazi, for example telling an anti nazi joke or criticising Hitler became a crime . They also urged neighbours and children to tell if they heard an anti nazi comment even if it was from a member of the family. As a result , many Germans became worried and never said a anti nazi word , especially when a system was set up . ...read more.


They also sacked female and non-Aryan teachers and expelled non-Aryan children as well as making Girls learn to cook and clean. The Nazis also rewrote school textbooks to incorporate their ideas as one maths question shows "To keep a crippled person costs 5.50RM a day whilst many civil workers earn 4RM a day. IF there are 300,000 crippled people in Germany how much do they cost to keep per day?". This is just a pointless way of saying 300000 x 4 =? Only with more pointless and prejudiced statements coming out. Hitler Youth In 1936 the Nazis merged all of Germanys youth groups into one: the Hitler Youth Movement. This had 3.5 million members but by 1939 when laws had been passed to make it compulsory to join the Hitler Youth Movement, over 7 million people had joined. The members of the Hitler Youth Movement also had to go to Hitler Youth Camps where they would hike , camp sing songs about Hitler etc. with the girls learning how to sew and the boys doing weigh training also. Conclusion In Conclusion, the Nazis controlled and changed peoples lives in many ways: for adults - Religion, Economy and Force and for children - schools and Hitler youth ...read more.

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