Nazi Economic Analysis

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How far did Nazi Economic policies improve the lives of the German people between 1933- 1945?

In this essay I will be analysing the question ‘How far did Nazi Economic policies improve the lives of the German people between 1933- 1945?’ This question can be split into 4 different groups and talk about whether that everyone’s lives improved under the Nazis. Even through the Nazis made the economy grow during the time period and the rate of unemployment fell not many people benefited from the cause.
One of the main groups that benefited under the Nazis was big business which extremely did well, which was very important role for Germany’s economy. Women, were another group that benefited from the Nazis due to the Law of Encouragement of Marriage
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For the workers it can be seen that their lives ' started to improve a lot as when Hitler became a Further in August 19th 1934 as I can see that a graph showing the ‘Real wages in Germany 1928-38 (that is, wages adjusted to allow for inflation)’ that the wages kept increasing to 100 per cent which was the same at 1929, but this isn’t really significant as wages were still low but unemployment did fell dramatically. This can be supported by looking at the line graph source 7 about the industrial production and unemployment which shows that unemployment rate has fallen nearly to zero. Also this can be back up by source 5 which is about unemployment in Germany which shows a significally decreased, but it doesn’t show what job went down.
On the other hand workers didn’t do well as rest of the _________ many historians such as Erica Lewis who believed that Hitler was too focused on the middle and upper class, which he got rid of the Trade Union so workers could not strike because of the bad German Labour Front (Deutsche Arbeitsfront, DAF). This can be supported by source 4 which talks about the average working week for industrial workers, excluding overtime that the number of working hours have increased but in source 9 about Bert Engelmann recalled a conversation he heard on
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Hitler didn 't want women to work as he believed that the women 's place was at home and they had a traditional live. Many womens must give up their dream job when they get married due to job-discrimination against women was encouraged. Hitler 's point of view of the perfect family was to have mothers that used leftovers in their meals, and became self sufficient like the nation so womens can be seen helping the nation. This meant that they didn 't have lots of rights as womens weren 't allowed to buy new clothes which was discouraged which women were made to wear something that they didn 't like which can be seen in a source about 'A Nazi poster produced in 1934 ' wearing plain peasant costumes, hair in plaits or buns and flat shoes, these clothes would be seen as a true German mother. Many womens so this as a threat that they did not have their freedom. When the war have started there were less men at the home front therefore, Hitler realised that he needed women to start working; which would have been ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬tough due to the confusion of the Nazi

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