Nazi Anti-Semitic Policy and Economy
This paper examines to what extent Nazi anti-Semitic policy was motivated by the economy.
# 103046 | 1,656 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2004 |
Published on Apr 13, 2008 in History (European - 20th Century) , History (European - World Wars) , Political Science (General) , Holocaust Studies (General)
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The writer of this article points out that the anti-Semitic Nazi party, attempted to limit apparent Jewish dominance in German society and the economy through the implementation of specific polices. In this essay the writer tries to explain these policies and the reasons for their implementation, as well as the extent to which these policies were motivated by economic considerations. To achieve this aim the writer looks at the role of Hermann Goering in influencing Nazi Semitic policies and his development of the German economy from 1938 including the removal of Jewish business in an effort to create a 'Nazified' economy. The writer concludes that it can be said that anti-Semitic policies in the period 1933-39 were motivated more by the individual ideologies and subsequent political policies imposed by the founders of the Nazi party such as Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering and the high ranking political figures within the party establishment than economic influences. This paper uses MLA style footnotes but does not include a works cited page.
From the Paper:"The removal of Jewish civil servants was personally ordered by Hitler in April 1933 and was accomplished relatively easily. Jewish persecution was increased in September 1933 with the passing of a Law banning Jews from Agriculture. However the impact of this law upon Jewish society within Germany was negligible because there were few Jews in the agricultural industry. Hitler's view was that Germany should be made by 'sweat and blood' pure and clean of Jewish influence. The events of 1933 and the increased anti-Semitic policies of the Nazi government were not motivated by economic issues despite some policies affecting economic areas. They were instead general policies with little impact, offered as token gestures by Hitler to satisfy not only his own beliefs, but also the demands of the right-wing fanatics within his own party who were calling for radical anti-Semitic action."
Sample of Sources Used:
- Hitler, A, Mein Kampf - Volume One: A Reckoning, Houghton Mifflin Co, 1924
- Streicher, J, Caption from Der Sturmer, 1932
- Overy, R, Goering, Phoenix Press, 2000
- Boxer, A, Hitler's Domestic Policy, 1997
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