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Image is courtesy of time magazine Crowds cheering Adolf Hitler's campaign to unite Austria and Germany, 1938. Image is courtesy of time magazine Reich Party Congress, Nuremberg, Germany, 1938. League of German Girls dancing during the 1938 Reich Party Congress,
16 Image is courtesy of time magazine Nuremberg, Germany. mage is courtesy of time magazine Adolf Hitler salutes troops of the Condor Legion Image is courtesy of time magazine Reich Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels speaking at the Lustgarten in Berlin, 1938. Image is courtesy of time magazine
17 Volkswagen Works cornerstone ceremony, near Wolfsburg, 1938. Image is courtesy of time magazine Adolf Hitler salutes troops of the Condor Legion Image is courtesy of time magazine
18 Nuremberg Laws and Kristallnacht 1935 chart shows racial classifications under the Nuremberg Laws: German, Mischlinge, and Jew Image is courtesy of wikimedia commons and is in the public domain Chart to describe Nuremberg Laws, 1935. The "Nuremberg Laws" established a pseudo-scientific basis for racial identification. Only people with four German grandparents (four white circles in top row left) were of "German blood". A Jew was defined as someone who descended from three or four Jewish grandparents (black circles in top row right). In the middle stood people of "mixed blood" of the "first or second degree." Directions: Examine the images and read the exce the questions. 1. What was the purpose of the Nuremberg laws? 2. What impact did the Nuremberg laws have on Jewish people in Germany? Beginning in 1941, Jews were required by law to self- identify by wearing a yellow badge on their clothing. Image is courtesy of wikimedia commons and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany license. The yellow badge Image is courtesy of wikimedia commons and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany license. How were Jewish people treated in Nazi Germany? In 1933, persecution of the Jews became active Nazi policy, but at first laws were not as rigorously obeyed and were not as devastating as in later years. On April 1, 1933, Jewish doctors, shops, lawyers and stores were boycotted. Only six days later, the Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service was passed, banning Jews from being employed in government. From then on, Jews were forced to work at more menial positions. In 1935 and 1936, persecution of the Jews increased.. In May 1935, Jews were forbidden to join the Wehrmacht (Armed Forces), and that year, anti-Jewish propaganda appeared in Nazi German shops and restaurants. The Nuremberg Racial Purity Laws were passed around the time of the great Nazi rallies at Nuremberg. On September 15, 1935, the "Law for the Protection of German Blood and Honour" was passed, preventing marriage between any Jew and non-Jew. At the same time, the Reich Citizenship Law was passed and was reinforced in November by a decree stating that all Jews,

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