November 9-10, 1938 was known as Kristallnacht or the Night of Broken Glass. Anti- Semitic Germans carried out this vicious attack targeting innocent people of Jewish faith. During this event, over 1000 synagogues were scorched and over 7500 Jewish run businesses were looted. The Jews were victims of the horrendous practice of scapegoating. As defined by dictionary.com, scapegoatism is “the act or practice of assigning blame or failure to another, as to deflect attention or responsibility away from oneself.” The German extremists blamed the Jews for the problems in their country such as hyperinflation caused by the German government printing an excess of money, not by Jewish bankers.
Concentration Camps are places were Nazi’s held the unwanted in their “perfect” world. There are over 7 different types of Nazi Camps. There are over 22 mayor Concentration Camps and thousands of smaller ones, where all they did was torture and kill people because of their religion, looks, or way of being. Even though they harmed so many people, some still think it did some good. In fact, some people did not care much about the consequences of Concentration Camps and the Holocaust, since things similar to the Holocaust and Concentration Camps happened later in history.
He connected with the audience by keeping them engaged. He was influential not only with his public speaking, but with propaganda. Hitler created propaganda that would influence the citizens of Germany to think that the Jews were inferior. Another way he used his influential attribute was by violence. When a fire started in the Reichstag building, Hitler used it as a way to start series of terrorist acts against politicians he considered enemies (“Hitler, Adolf”).
Persecution is the elimination of a certain religious, ethnic, or political group to strengthen the government's power. Often times the government uses the tactic of scapegoating, or blaming a group for the country's flaws, to achieve this (Key Traits of Totalitarianism Handout). Hitler blamed the Jewish people for Germany’s loss in World War 1. The Jews were used as scapegoats to reduce the humiliation of the Germans for losing the war. Because of this, Hitler’s goal was to cleanse Germany of any backstabbing Jews (Growing Fascism in Germany Notes, pg 1).
Causes of German Fascism? Fascism is refers to a part of [ ]people for benefits, as a group and use various kinds of social contradictions and people 's desire to expand the group that reached a control state, law and military purpose. The social chaos in World War II lead to fascism rise in power.Fascist believe that the country is sacred, they can sacrifice even their lives to defend the glory of the country (such as the samurai hara-kiri) , but this doctrine often incomplete and undemocratic. In the modern history of the world, fascism in Germany had run wild for a brief period, once made human dragged into the abyss of war again. So why is Germany on the fascist road,here are many causes?
Moreover, the Red Guard had little to no mercy, incredibly relentless in their killing, and created labor camps where hundreds of thousands of innocent middle class citizens died (Novikova). The Bolsheviks
Out of the two world wars, World War II is known to be the bloodiest and brutal war. The main reason this is to believed is because to the Holocaust. The Holocaust was the time period where many were persecuted for their beliefs and race. Hitler is who is to blame for the Holocaust, he is the one who organized all the horrific things done to the people who did not fall under his Master Race. Despite the many theories about the purpose of the Holocaust, the real purpose make those who weren’t members of the Master Race fear the Nazi Regime, to force them to obey the Nazi’s without question.
Many Jews were captured, Germans were beaten, and glass from hundreds of shops and buildings littered the ground. (Shuman 27) Jews, however, were not the only people targeted. A man named Adolf Hitler believed that anyone who was Jewish, a gypsy, crippled, or disabled was considered a disgrace to the German population. Anyone who fits into one of these categories would be picked up by a Nazi soldier to be taken to the ghettos. If not, they were lucky enough to be an Aryan.
Oskar Schindler was one of the most unlikely heroes of WWII. His motivations throughout his pursuit were the defining characteristics of his heroism. The first and foremost reason for the unlikelihood of his support of the jews was his affiliation with the pro-Nazi party. Schindler grew up in Sudetenland, a region that was later taken over by the NSDAP. The Nazi party began imposing its influence of Sudetenland in the 1930’s.
The red Scare was like the salem witch trials. Communism and Socialism have had a bad effect on the Twentieth Century. These forms of governments have challenged the beliefs of other governments. They have created conflict and controversy. However, these two forms of governments are influential in the fact that they have played a valuable role in shaping modern day politics.Communism was responsible for the red scare and the cold war.