What were Nazi attitudes and policies towards women?

This lesson will explore Nazi attitudes and policies towards women within Germany. In particular we will be looking at how women were expected to look and behave, the expectations with regards to employment, marriage and the family.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Who opposed Hitler and the Nazis by creating the Confessing Church?

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Q2.Which opposition group would insult, and sometimes attack, Hitler Youth members as well as put anti-Nazi graffiti on walls?

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Q3.How many members did the Edelweiss Pirates have by 1939?

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Q4.How did Niemoller show his support for the Nazi Party in the 1920s and early 1930s?

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Q5.What does the word 'conform' mean with regards to Nazi Germany?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Who opposed Hitler and the Nazis by creating the Confessing Church?

1/5

Q2.Which opposition group would insult, and sometimes attack, Hitler Youth members as well as put anti-Nazi graffiti on walls?

2/5

Q3.How many members did the Edelweiss Pirates have by 1939?

3/5

Q4.How did Niemoller show his support for the Nazi Party in the 1920s and early 1930s?

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Q5.What does the word 'conform' mean with regards to Nazi Germany?

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What were Nazi attitudes and policies towards women?

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Q1.Hitler believed the role of women in Nazi Germany was to be housewives and concentrate on the 'three K's'. What were the three K's?

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Q2.Which policy gave couples 8,000 marks?

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Q3.How many children did women in Nazi Germany have in order to achieve the gold medal of the Mother's Cross?

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Q4.Which of these was NOT a method used by the Nazis to reduce the number of employed women?

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Q5.Which of these statements best describes the birthrate in Germany between 1900 and 1933?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

What were Nazi attitudes and policies towards women?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Hitler believed the role of women in Nazi Germany was to be housewives and concentrate on the 'three K's'. What were the three K's?

1/5

Q2.Which policy gave couples 8,000 marks?

2/5

Q3.How many children did women in Nazi Germany have in order to achieve the gold medal of the Mother's Cross?

3/5

Q4.Which of these was NOT a method used by the Nazis to reduce the number of employed women?

4/5

Q5.Which of these statements best describes the birthrate in Germany between 1900 and 1933?

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