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Unformatted text preview: y Social Democrats opposed (94 votes) V. Nazi Totalitarianism Thought Control Schools Textbooks To produce Nazis Rewritten to reflect master race ideas A crime A crime Reading outside newspapers Listening to outside radio broadcasts Churches controlled Dietrich Bonhoeffer d. 1945 Martin Niemoeller d. 1984 Niemoeller
"In Germany, they came first for the Communists, And I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist; And then they came for the trade unionists, And I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist; And then they came for the Jews, And I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew; And then . . . they came for me . . . And by that time there was no one left to speak up." Nazi Economic Life Capitalism Protected profits; forbade strikes Rearmament was big business Super highways Airfields Hospitals Apartment houses Persecution of the Jews Scapegoating From Persecution to Extermination 6 million out of world population of 15 million murdered Why Nazis were able to come to power Appeal to German Nationalism Appeal to the War Guilt Clause of Versailles Great Depression 1931--All German banks closed 6 million unemployed (out of 50 million population) Inflation 1914--1 dollar to 4.2 marks 1923--1 dollar to 1800 marks 1933--1 dollar to 4.2 trillion marks Wheel barrow story AntiCommunism Became rallying point Better Hitler than Stalin Weaknesses in Wiemar Republic Never provided stable government Bore stigma of losing WWI and Versailles Stab in the back theory Hitler's own appeal Read They Thought They Were Free Nazi Tactics Ruthlessness Coercion and force AntiCommunism Antisemitism Effective Slogans...
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This note was uploaded on 08/22/2009 for the course HIS 1307 taught by Professor Gawrich during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.
- Spring '08
- World History