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Unformatted text preview: ions and laws against Jews were not having the immediate and
complete effect they were promised. In particular they wanted to:
● Stop relationships between Aryans and Jews
● Stop the adulteration of Aryan blood with foreign types and races
● Maintain citizenship and rights of residency for Germans and Aryans only.
● A conference of ministers was held on August 20, 1935, to discuss the economic
effects of Party actions against Jews.
● Adolf Wagner, the Party representative at the conference, argued that such actions
would cease, once the Government decided on a firm policy against the Jews.
● Dr. Schacht, the Economics Minister, criticized arbitrary behavior by Party members as
this inhibited his policy of rebuilding Germany's economy.
● It made no economic sense since Jews had certain entrepreneurial skills that could be
usefully employed to further his policies.
● Schacht made no moral condemnation of Jewish policy and advocated the passing of
legislation to clarify the situation.
● The following month two measures were hastily improvised and announced at the
annual Party Rally in Nuremberg, becoming known as the Nuremberg Laws.
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