Nazism (Nationalsozialismus, Naitional Socialism; alternatively spelled Naziism wis the ideology an practice o the Nazi Party an o Nazi Germany. It wis a unique variety o fascism that involved biological racism an antisemitism. Nazism presented itself as politically syncretic, incorporating policies, tactics an philosophies frae right- an left-wing ideologies; in practice, Nazism wis a far right form o politics.
The Nazis believed in the supremacy o an Aryan master race an claimed that Germans represent the maist pure Aryan naition. Thay argued that Germany's survival as a modren great naition required it tae creaut a New Order — an empire in Europe that wad gie the German naition the necessar land mass, resoorces, an expansion o population needed tae be able tae economically an militarily compete wi ither pouers.
The Nazis claimed that Jews wur the greatest threat tae the Aryan race an the German naition. Thay considered Jews a parasitic race that attached itself tae various ideologies an movements tae secure its self-preservation, sic as: the Enlightenment, liberalism, democracy, parliamentary politics, capitalism, industrialisation, Marxism an trade unionism.
Tae rescue Germany frae the effects o the Great Depression, Nazism promoted an economic Third Position; a managed economy that wis neither capitalist nor communist. The Nazis accuised communism an capitalism o bein associated wi Jewish influences an interests. Thay declared support for a nationalist form o socialism that wis tae provide for the Aryan race an the German naition: economic security, social welfare programs for workers, a juist wage, honour for workers' importance tae the naition, an pertection frae capitalist exploitation.
Denazification[eedit | eedit soorce]
Efter Nazi Germany wis defeatit in Warld War II, The Allied kintras embarked on a campaign tae rid German an Austrian society, cultur, press, economy, judiciary, an politics o ony remnants o Nazism. Thay removed those involved frae poseetions o influence an disbandit or rendered pouerless the organisations associatit wi the Nazi regime.
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