Nazi Germany - Coggle Diagram
Controlling the general public
The scariest part about the Gestapo is that they were undercover; they could be anyone
on top of that, people's fear of being sent to a concentration camp prevented them from speaking out against the nazis.
-The block wardens would inform the Gestapo about possible rebellion, and the Gestapo would remove of the problem
-Both the Gestapo and the SA were constantly watching people and what they do.
-The Nazis used mainly fear to control the public
-The main forms of this were rallies and newspapers
-Posters were kept short and sharp; the german people were unlikely to forget
-Nazis expertly used propaganda to their advantage
-Nazis controlled all the radio stations in Germany
-They used the 1936 olympics to further promote themselves
Nazi's and the church
1/3 of all Germans were catholics. This made it increasingly hard to control the country.
Hitler was worried that people would be more loyal to god than the nazis so he began to make counter measures
-He made an agreement (Concordat) with the church but eventually began to break it
-German Faith Movement