Nazi Germany - Racial Policy

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Nazi Germany - Racial Policy

Racial Theory:

  • Hitler believed that the Aryan race (blonde hair, blue eyes) was racially pure
  • Nazis believed that only Germans could be citizens, non-Germans had no rights to citizenship
  • Taught that some races were untermensch (sub-human)

Persecution of Jews:

  • April 1933 - Official one day boycott of Jewish shops and other professions
  • 1933 - Jewish civil servants, lawyers and teachers sacked
  • September 1935 - Nuremburg laws - Jews can't be a citizen, no voting and can't marry a German
  • 1935 - 'Jews not wanted here' signs put up in swimming pools etc
  • June-July 1938 - Jewish doctors…

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