Unformatted text preview: Jews to think that everything would be ok; This is shown through his
allowing the showing of Jewish colors and even offering state protection for it. I think
this is significant because it highlights that the Jewish problem was viewed as a racial
one, not merely religious.
8) First decree of Reich Citizenship Law: Declared September 15th, 1935 and
instituted November. It stated that A Jew cannot be a Reich citizen. He has no voting
rights in political matters; he cannot occupy a public office. A Jew is a person descended
from at least three grandparents who are full Jews by race. He was also considered a Jew
if two grandparents and any one of the following conditions applied: He Belonged to a
Jewish community at time of this law; anyone married to Jew at time of this law; he was
the offspring of marriage with Jew that started after law for protection of German blood
and honor; he was born out of wedlock with Jew a little over nine months after this law.
The Reich citizenship law drew distinctions between “citizens” and “subjects”. It
restricted citizenship to those who were of German or related blood. And only citizens
could “enjoy full political rights in accordance with...
View Full Document
- Fall '14