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History Germany 1919-39

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6: Nazi Domestic policies 1933-39

What were the aims of the Nazis economic policies?

Reduce unemployment

  • Strengthen the German economy so that Germany could re-arm and be self-sufficient (autarky)


In November 1938, Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass) saw attacks on Jewish homes, shops and synagogues after a Nazi diplomat was assassinated by a Jew in Paris. About 100 Jews were killed and 20,000 were put into concentration camps. After a week of terror, the Nazis fined the Jews one billion marks.

Nuremberg Laws

In 1935, the Nuremburg Laws removed German citizenship from Jews and banned inter-racial marriage.

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