"It is bad enough to belong to a people facing extinction – but it is pure hell to belong to a people which deserves extinction. "

Signs in public places ensured that everyone knew their place.
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeSigns in public places ensured that everyone knew their place. - Credit: timparkinson
Eventually, every aspect of life was controlled by a strict law. No one needed to ask "may I sit down on this beach?" or "may I use this lavatory?"; all - black and white - knew which areas and places were allowed or forbidden them.