In Nazi Germany Definition • The act of acquiring an specific knowledge.To develop reasoning and judgement. • Teaching a doctrine or inculcate an idea or point of view • Can also be described as “propaganda” Differences • Supported by evidence and data. • Encourages the development of people’s own beliefs. • Uses statements or ideas that aren’t supported by evidence most of the time • Encourages the acceptance of imposed beliefs How was it applied in Hitler’s Germany? • Histoy lessons were based on the glory of Germany. • Through extra curricular activities • Young men and woman attended conferences, where they were “brainwashed” The mayor of secondary schools of the nazi party where just for boys. They were a few that where also for girls. There were two types of schools: • Nationalpolitische Erziehungsanstalt (NPEA or NAPOLA) • Adolf Hitler Schulen (AHS) PE (physical education) was very important because the fittest ones where going to Adolf Hitler schools. If someone failed the test of PE they where spelled from their schools. The best athletics went to the Order Castles. These castles where schools for people with high physical endurance. People where killed in these schools. If you graduated form the Order Castles, you could had a high position in the SS or army . • The Order Castles where the best academies for education. • People that went to the Order Castles, where the future leaders of the Nazi Germany. • Robert Ley was in charge of the Order Castles. Click For The Next Slide. Requirements for the (Aryan Race) • Blond Haired • Robust • Trained to obey any order. • Blue eyes • Must Be Tall • German • Straight Things that weren't accepted • Jews • Asians • Africans • Homosexuals • Smoking • Heavy drinking • Drugs • Girls between 10 and 14 years old could join the Jungmädel. • At 14 they entered the Bund Deutscher Mädel. This was the German Girl’s . • They had to do a year of farm or domestic service. • They were trained by female guardians and their leader was Gertrud Scholtz-Klink. • Between the 10 and 14 years boys joined Baldur von Schirach set up by the Jungvolk. Boys learned semaphore and arms drill. • They had to do two-day cross-country hikes. • Learn Nazi dogma and once they passed the necessary tests they were given a special dagger marked • "Blood and Honour". • They had to prove they were loyal supporters to Adolf Hitler. Dogma : Set of doctrines that are related because of morality and faith. Jungvolk: Sector of the Hitler Youth for boys aged 10 to 14. "The weak must be chiselled away. I want young men and women who can suffer pain. A young German must be as swift as a greyhound, as tough as leather, and as hard as Krupp's steel." "My program for educating youth is hard. Weakness must be hammered away. In my castles of the Teutonic Order a youth will grow up before which the world will tremble. I want a brutal, domineering, fearless, cruel youth. Youth must be all that. It must bear pain. There must be nothing weak and gentle about it. The free, splendid beast of prey must once again flash from its eyes...That is how I will eradicate thousands of years of human domestication...That is how I will create the New Order." – Adolf Hitler, 1933 • To plant the importance of the kids to the Nazis • To plant the importance and cultivate a loyal following for Hitler and the Nazis in the children. • The show the changes and advantages the German children will have. • Inculcate the racial superiority of the Aryan Race. • Create national spirit They prepare young girls to be the prefect mother and wife and also were taught about the characteristics to look out for in a perfect husband and father. They were thougt specially domestic things like needle work, cooking, sports, higiene, beuty, etc. So that they would become creat mothers and wifes and create more nazi generations. They had large number of sporting and military activities. Biology became a way to teach Nazi racial theory and history was used to highlight the glories of German nationalism. German literature was taught to cultivate a militaristic mentality. Boys studied more scientific subjects and sports regularly. • teachers joined the Nazi Party in greater numbers than any other profession they had to be part of the Nazis. • No religion studies in secondary schools because Christian beliefs conflicted with Nazi ideals. • All history books were forbidden and burned until new National Socialist versions come out. • Wearing uniforms was an insult to the country they only can use similar cothes in phisical education.