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Racial Policy
DO NOT DISCUSS THE HOLOCAUST DIRECTLY IN THE EXAM!
LOOK AT ORIGINS, BUILD UP AND PUT INTO CONTEXT (193339)
Nazi racial policy changed extensively in the years between 1933 and 1939. The Nazi Party
(NSDAP) became increasingly extreme in its treatment of the minorities of Germany,
particularly Jews.…

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1934
The situation in Germany stabilized a little in 1934. There was hardly any
discriminatory legislation and the number of Jews leaving Germany fell from 37 000 in
1933 to 23 000 in 1934. Some 10 000 Jews even returned to Germany in
early 1935 because the regime's policies appeared…

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As a response to this, Propaganda minister Josef Goebbels seized on the event as an
opportunity to regain Hitler's favour after the Furhrer had ordered him to end his affair with a
Czech actress. He instructed Party members to carry out demonstrations against the Jewish
community in Germany during the…

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Were medically experimented on and castrated and humiliated

Gypsies
Nothing new about the persecution of gypsies
30 000 German gypsies not seen as major threat at first
Put gypsies as a social problem
Are persecuted because there's already a lot of bad feelingresponding to inherent
prejudice to increase their own…

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racism characteristic of Nazi ideology. For most people the Jews were not a subject
of much interest, and the evidence suggests that where they had a
concrete reason for dealing with the Jews, such as material self interest,
that were happy, indeed anxious, to do so. On the other hand,…

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