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1

What were the two ways in which the Nazis attempted to get young people to be loyal to Nazi ideals?

Through education and the Hitler Youth

2

Did boys and girls go to the same school?

No, girls and boys had separate schools

3

What did teachers have do in order to be allowed to teach?

- Swear an oath of loyalty to Hitler
- Join the Nazi Teachers' League
- Promote Nazi ideals in the classroom

4

How were textbooks adapted by the Nazis?

- The were rewritten to fit the Nazi version of history
- They promoted racial purity

5

What became a standard text in schools?

Mein Kampf

6

What was the main aim of the curriculum?

To prepare students for their future roles in society.

7

What did the Nazis want men to be?

Healthy, fit and strong - and prepared for military service

8

What did the Nazis want women to be?

Good mothers and home keepers

9

What percentage of a boy's school day was devoted to PE?

15 per cent

10

What sort of things were girls taught in schools?

Needlework, cookery, home craft

11

What did lessons begin and end with?

The 'Heil Hitler' salute

12

What might you learn in geography?

About how Germany was surrounded by hostile countries

13

What might you learn in History?

- The evils of communism
- How Jews were responsible for the highly unfair Treaty of Versailles

14

At what age could boys join the Hitler Youth?

14

15

What group could boys join between 6 and 14?

The Pimpf (Little Fellows)

16

What sort of activities did boys do in the Pimpf?

Camping and hiking

17

What sort of activities did boys do in the Hitler Youth (Hitler Jungvolk)?

Military training (how to fire a rifle), read Mein Kampf, sports competitions

18

When did membership of the Hitler Youth become compulsory?

1936

19

By 1939, how many members did the Hitler Youth have?

7 million