Nazi control of Society

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Lauren
  • Created on: 17-01-13 19:15

Nazi control of society

The Nazis took control of key parts of everyday life.

Education

Teachers had to belong to the German Teachers League and follow a Nazi curriculum.

  • School textbooks were rewritten to support Nazi ideas and history.
  • Children were taught that the Aryan race were superior to others.
  • Outside school, parents were encouraged to allow their children to join youth groups organised by the Nazis (Hitler Youth, German Girls League), where they were indoctrinated with Nazi ideas beliefs.

The Church

In 1933, the Catholic Church in Germany signed a concordat (agreement) with Hitler. Both sides agreed not to interfere with each other's policies or actions. 

The Nazis closed down a number of church organisations and set up their own 'church' called the Reich Church…

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all WWII and Nazi Germany 1939-1945 resources »