ISS 2.12.08 - B. Hitler Becomes Chancellor, Jan. 1933 1....

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B. Hitler Becomes Chancellor, Jan. 1933 1. Enabling Act- gave Hitler dictatorial power i. Got rid of all the political parties expect Nazi ii. Elimination of all unions 2. Nuremberg Laws- deprived Jews of citizenship i. Socialists, gypsies, Jews all targeted sent to concentration camps 3. Book Burning- 1933; works of famous Jewish writers were burned i. Like Freud, Einstein ii. Even people who weren’t Jews, but had radical ideas iii. He tried to purify the state and even created Hitler Youth a. Main purpose- prepare for membership in the Nazi party b. Children were encouraged to spy on their parents and report it 4. 1936 Olympics i. Germany had a strong team, but all the Jews were banned ii. Outcome of the competition was not what he had in mind a. Jesse Owens- black, star athlete, fastest man in the world C. Foreign, Military Power- He needed power to achieve his objectives and when he became Chancellor, Germany was virtually unarmed due to the treaty of Versailles 1. Universal, Military training, 1935 i. In violation of Versailles, he even created the German air force
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ISS 2.12.08 - B. Hitler Becomes Chancellor, Jan. 1933 1....

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