Nazi social policies

1933
Law for the Re-establishment of a Professional Civil Service
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What did the Law for the Re-establishment of a Professional Civil Service do?
Dismissed teachers on political/racial grounds
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What group were teachers pressured into joining?
NSLB (National Socialist Teachers League)
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Who took over vetting of textbooks after 1933?
Local Nazi commitees
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How did the Ministry of Education direct teaching from 1935 onwards?
Issued central directives on teaching
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Give a way in which the Nazi State controlled the curriculum.
Biology focused on racial heritage, evolution, Social Darwinism
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What % of university students could be women under the Nazi regime?
10%
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What percentage of university students could be Jews under the Nazi regime?
1.5%
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How did the Law for the Re-establishment of a Professional Civil Service affect university lecturers?
15% staff dismissed on political/racial grounds
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What were all lecturers made to sign in Nov. '33?
Declaration supporting Hitler and NSDAP
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What were university students made to join, and how many avoided doing so?
German Student's League' 25%
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1936
Law for the Incorporation of German Youth
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What did the Law for the Incorporation of German Youth do?
Hitler Youth given status of official education movement
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1939
Hitler Youth + BDF membership made compulsory. BDF year in domestic service made compulsory (after avoidance from city-based members)
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What ways did the Nazis use to increase the birthrate?
Marriage loans, discouraging birth control and abortion, National Socialist Women's Organisation set up in '31
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How can the increased birth rate be criticised?
Could've been due to economic recovery, not back to Weimar levels
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How many marriages were there in 1934?
740,000
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How could this be criticised?
Size of average family fell, divorce extended
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How did the Nazis improve welfare in 1933-39?
NS welfare org. set up, exp. of health offices
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What were the effects of this?
Infant mortality = 6.6% in '36
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May 1933
German Labour Front set up
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How many members did the German Labour Front have by '39?
44,500
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What was Strength Through Joy?
Subsection of DAF- organised leisure activities to improve workers' efficiency
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List some successes of the Nazis' Church Session Campaign.
'39 - 5% population "god-believers"
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When was the Concordat signed between NSDAP and the Catholic Church?
July 1933
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When did Pope Pius XI issue "With Burning Grief"?
1937
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How did the Nazi regime respond to this?
Gestapo/** inside Catholic organisations, monasteries and Catholic schools closed down
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How many priests were arrested and tried on sex charges due to the actions of the Propaganda ministry?
Approx. 200
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