How did the Nazis control the German people between 1933-1939?

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How did the Nazis control the German people between 1933-1939?

     In the time that the Nazis (and Hitler) were in power, they used as many ways as they could think of to try to control the German people and win support for themselves.  If Hitler was to rule the way he wanted and was to achieve the things which he wanted to achieve, it meant having the people of Germany totally under his control and willing to do whatever he asked them to do was vital.  As we know, Hitler was a very strong willed man and if he wanted the people under his control, then that was what he got.

     The first thing that Hitler did to try to get control was to make himself dictator.  He did this by using his control of the German radio to try to convince the people that making him the Dictator was the right decision.  Once he had established himself as Dictator, he banned all political parties other than the Nazi Party, which meant that the people had no one else to vote for against him.  He then sent many of the people who had supported these other parties (Socialists and Communists) to concentration camps.

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     Concentration camps were another way Hitler used to try to control the people and they were a very useful place to put anyone who opposed him.  The first people to be sent to these camps along with the Socialists and the Communists were the Jews.  Hitler blamed the Jews for many things that had happened, including the Treaty of Versailles.  People were willing to agree with this as even before Hitler there was a lot resentment felt by the German people towards the Jews.

     The Treaty of Versailles was another thing which Hitler focused on to ...

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