Methods of Nazi Control

  • Nazi Terror - government uses police to control the population.  
    • German law became whatever the Nazi party believed was right.  Germans could be arrested and imprisoned without trial.  They established courts without juries.
    • 1936 - ** and Gestapo were brought together under Himmler's command.  
    • The ** was responsible for identifying and arresting political prisoners and running concentration camps.
    • The Gestapo was responsible for state security - they often handed suspects to the ** to be tortured
  • Censorship 
    • Newspapers were strictly controlled & any paper that opposed Nazis were shut down 
    • Radio


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