Germany between World War 1 to World War 2: Culture and Politics.

Essay by markmac88High School, 11th gradeA, August 2005

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During Nazi Germany the many different groups suffered in their own ways, but along with the losers, there were winners, in this analytical essay, I have outlined the most obvious ones. At the beginning Hitler tried to make everyone appear to win if he was elected. In 1927 he handed out pamphlets to certain groups, e.g. industrialists, saying that he would not follow through on his promise to share company profits with all the workers and that he was a fan of private enterprise. In this way he was able to make promises to everyone discreetly, without the mass media coverage on politics today. Hitler told farmers that they would have assistance, told workers they would be high class, but once he was in power, he showed his ulterior motive and abandoned almost all of his promises.

The Youth in Nazi Germany were one of the main focuses of Hitler, the older German citizens were sceptical, and if he was to have his 1000 year Reich he needed to make sure that the youth would be there to support it.

He was also worried that the youth of Germany were becoming very westernized and degenerated. The Youth were forced into attending the meetings, they went on hikes, camping trips, and learnt many military skills. This was strongly imposed on women in their time at the BDM , the equivalent of the Hitler Youth. They also went on camps and hikes; they performed rigorous training routines, their main objective to keep healthy for childbirth. They were treated well by the Nazi's and were small winners, as they were safe as long as they followed the Nazis. A small group didn't, they called them selves the Hitler Jugend, and were strongly opposed to the ideology of Nazis and the oppression that...