Describe how Jews were discriminated against in Germany from 1933 to 1939.

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When the Nazi party came to power in 1933 Hitler's restrictions against the Jews commenced and by the year 1939 the discriminations finally led on to The Final Solution.

Hitler wanted to control Europe and to make the people he conquered be the slaves of the "master" German race. Which was to introduce the perfect race of people to be blonde haired, blue eyed with perfect shape heads and noses. In his quest to achieve this he started to eliminate the whole Jewish race by enforcing regulations to forbid them from leading any kind of life.

This began in April 1933 there was an official day of which the Jewish shops were boycotted. This action was taken within a couple of days of the Nazis taking power; many people, even Jews, didn't think that Nazis would act on their anti-Jewish ideas.

Other laws passed by the Nazi's, which meant even more discrimination against the Jews, and to separate then from Aryans and the 'normal life in Germany' began with taking away their jobs, so that the Aryans could increase in businesses.

These laws continued throughout 1933, Jews were excluded from sports and gymnastic clubs, civil servants were dismissed from public services and Jewish teachers were banned from teaching in state schools. Life was becoming more difficult for the Jews living in Germany.

In 1935 the restrictions increased so that writers, musicians, artists were not allowed to carry out their trade. This lead up to September 1935 where the Nuremberg laws were introduced. The two main laws that were very important in making big changes were that marriages between German and Jews that had already taken place were declared invalid, marriage ceremonies, between Jews and German were forbidden, as was extramarital sex. This was punishable by imprisonment. The second main law...