Aryanization Research Paper

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"Aryanization" is the term used to describe the transfer of Jewish-owned businesses to German ownership during World War II. The word came from the concept that the German Nazis were forcing "non-Aryan" people (anybody who was not a German- furthered into the blonde hair and blue eyes trend brought on by Hitler as the “perfect race”) to give up their businesses to those of the Aryan race--hence, the turning from non-Aryan to Aryan. The intention behind this practice was both to assert the Aryan population as a so-called "superior race" to the rest of the world as well as furthering the attempt to "de-Jew" the German economy, as well as the economies of German-occupied countries. The process progressed methodically, compromising of two stages,
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