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Germany 1918-39 Module 4: Life in Nazi Germany, 1933–39

In this module you will revise;


  1. Nazi policies towards women (Nazi views on women and the family, Nazi policies towards women, including marriage and family, employment and appearance.)

  2. Nazi policies towards the young (Nazi aims and policies towards the young. The Hitler Youth and the League of German Maidens. Nazi control of the young through education, including the curriculum and teachers.

  3. Employment and living standards (Nazi policies to reduce unemployment, including labour service, autobahns, rearmament and invisible unemployment. Changes in the standard of living, especially of German workers. The Labour Front, Strength Through Joy, Beauty of Labour.)

  4. The persecution of minorities (Nazi racial beliefs and policies and the treatment of minorities: Slavs, ‘gypsies’, homosexuals and those with disabilities. The persecution of the Jews, including the boycott of Jewish shops and businesses (1933), the Nuremberg Laws and Kristallnacht.)

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