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History of the holocaust timeline
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The start of the holocaust
SS soldiers 40,000 SA and SS men are sworn in as auxiliary police.
Burning of the reichstag building to create crisis atmosphere
Emergency powers granted to Hitler as a result of the Reichstag fire.
Nazis open Dachau concentration camp near Munich
German Parliament passes Enabling Act giving Hitler dictatorial powers.
Nazis take over jewish stores and shops
Burning of books in Berlin and throughout Germany.
Nazi Party is declared the only legal party in Germany; Also, Nazis pass Law to strip Jewish immigrants from Poland of their German citizenship.
Nazis prohibit Jews from owning land.
Jews are prohibited from being newspaper editors.
Nazis pass a Law against Habitual and Dangerous Criminals, which allows beggars, the homeless, alcoholics and the unemployed to be sent to concentration camps.
Jews are banned from the German Labor Front.
Jews not allowed national health insurance.
The Night of Long Knives occurs as Hitler, Göring and Himmler conduct a purge of the SA (storm trooper) leadership.
The SS (Schutzstaffel) is made an independent organization from the SA.
Jews are prohibited from getting legal qualifications.
German President von Hindenburg dies. Hitler becomes Führer.
Hitler receives a 90 percent 'Yes' vote from German voters approving his new powers.
Nazis ban Jews from serving in the military.
Nazis pass law allowing forced abortions on women to prevent them from passing on hereditary diseases.
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