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Nazi attempts to win the support of young people were successful. How far do you agree?

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?Nazi attempts to win the support of young people between 1933 and 1939 were very successful?. Do you agree? Explain your answer. (16) I agree that the Nazis were successful in winning the support of some young people but were not successful in winning the support of all young people. One success was the numbers of young people who joined the Hitler Youth Movement. The Hitler Youth had been set up back in 1926 but became more important when Hitler came to power in 1933. ...read more.

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in history lessons pupils were taught about the unfairness of the Treaty of Versailles. In geography lessons pupils learnt about the importance of Germany extending its borders to create living space for its growing population. Science was used to teach pupils about Nazi racial ideas. Special schools were also set up to produce future political and military leaders. These schools were called Naploas and Ordensburgen. Most young people went along with Nazi ideas, which could be considered a success. Some were so successfully indoctrinated that they even informed on their anti-Nazi parents There were also failures. ...read more.

Conclusion

Swing Youth tended to be middle class young people who resented Nazi control of their lives. They disliked all the rules and regulations. They wanted to listen to jazz and swing music (seen as degenerate by the Nazis because of Jewish and American associations), smoke, drink, and go to nightclubs. In conclusion, I agree that Nazi attempts to win the support of young people was generally successful as most young people went along with Nazi policies even if they did not necessarily agree with Nazi ideas. However, some young people actively oppose the Nazis, so Nazi attempts to win the support of young people were not totally successful. ...read more.

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