How did the Nazi political policy effect Germany?

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How did the Nazi political policy effect Germany?
1 Extending political control
1.1 The Nazi police state used force and terror
1.2 They used their own organisations such as the SS and the Gestapo
1.3 The SS and the SD and the Gestapo were the main forces
1.4 They were all brought under control by heinrich Himmler
2 The Nazi police state
2.1 The SS
2.1.1 The SS was formed in 1925 to act as a bodyguard unit
2.1.2 It was led by Himmler after 1929
2.1.3 Members wore black uniforms
2.1.4 SS stood for protection squad
2.1.5 Showed total obedience to the Fuhrer
2.1.6 By 1934 the SS had more than 50,000 members
2.1.7 All were from the Aryan race
2.1.8 After the Night of the Long Knives, they became responsible for the removal of opposition
2.2 Gestapo
2.2.1 Secret police state set up in 1933 by Goering
2.2.2 1936 it became under the control of the SS
2.2.3 By 1939 it was the most important police state in Germany
2.2.4 The gestapo could arrest those who are in question of opposition
2.2.5 Those they arrested would be sent to a concentration camp
2.2.6 By 1939 there were over 160,000 people under arrest for political crimes
3 Control of the legal system
3.1 The Nazis controlled the Reichstag and could makes laws, Hitler wanted all laws to be under Nazi fashion
3.2 Some judges were removed
3.3 All had to become apart of the National Socialist League for the Maintenance of Law.
3.4 Oct 1933 the German Lawyers front was created
3.5 1934 Hitler controlled the Reichstag, the army and legal system
3.6 It was impossible to escape the power of the Nazis
4 Concentration Camps
4.1 The SA and SS ran the new prisons called Concentration camps
4.2 1st opened in April 1933 in Dachau
4.3 Prisoners were sectioned by different coloured triangles
4.4 They were taken for questioning, hard labour and torture
4.5 If someone died, family would receive a note, saying they died of illnesses or shot when escaping
4.6 Few survived the Concentration Camps
4.7 Prisoners were used for slave labour
4.8 The were used to extract raw materials such as coal
4.9 Used to manufacture weapons
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