Topic 4 – Life in Nazi Germany, 1933–39

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Key topic 4 examines life in Nazi Germany before the Second World War. The first
section looks at how Nazi policies towards women changed their roles and positions
in German society. This is followed by Nazi policies which influenced the lives of
young people, with the establishment of Nazi youth groups as well as government
controls over education. Students should be aware of changes to employment and
living standards in Nazi Germany. They should be aware of the Nazis’ racial beliefs
and how this led to policies which discriminated against minority groups as well as
the increasingly harsh persecution of German Jews during the years 1933–39.

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