Indoctrination

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In Nazi Germany
Definition
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• 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
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• 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?
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• Histoy lessons were based on
the glory of Germany.
• Through extra curricular activities
• Young men and woman attended
conferences, where they were
“brainwashed”
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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)
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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 .
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• 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.
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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
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• 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.
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• 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."
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"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
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• 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
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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.
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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.
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• 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.

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