The Nazi regime ended after the. Many art museum directors lost their posts in 1933 and were replaced by party members. The goal was to build a classless society based on racial purity and the perceived need to prepare for warfare, conquest and a struggle against Marxism. Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia. The display or use of Nazi symbolism such as flags, swastikas, or greetings is illegal in Germany and Austria. Hitler and Göring in particular were interested in acquiring looted art treasures from occupied Europe, the former planning to use the stolen art to fill the galleries of the planned Führermuseum (Leader's Museum and the latter for his personal collection. The Republic of Czechoslovakia was home to a substantial minority of Germans, who lived mostly in the Sudetenland. In addition to calling for the rapid construction of steel mills, synthetic rubber plants, and other factories, Göring instituted wage and price controls and restricted the issuance of stock dividends. Oppression of churches Main article: Kirchenkampf See also: Religion in Nazi Germany When the Nazis seized power in 1933, roughly 67 percent of the population of Germany was Protestant, 33 percent was Roman Catholic, while Jews made up less than 1 percent. As the bill required a two-thirds majority to pass, the Nazis used intimidation tactics as well as the provisions of the Reichstag Fire Decree to keep several Social Democratic deputies from attending, and the Communists had already been banned.