“A major priority of the Nazi Party was to eliminate racially inferior groups in Germany and across Europe. Discuss how and why they did this” The Nazi part prosecuted many racial and social groups during their reign from 1933-1945. The Nazi party followed their beliefs that there was a superior race called the Aryan race and used Charles Darwin’s theory of Social Darwinism to prosecute these groups. In this essay I will discuss the prosecution of the Jewish people, the homosexuals and the gypsies (Roma) and how and why they did this.
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.
The mass murder of over six million people was ordered by a man known as Hitler. Hitler rose to power in Germany in 1933 when Germany was in an economic depression. Hitler had many followers. These followers were the Nazi Party. Hitler was able to persuade many German citizens that Jewish citizens caused their economic depression and their problems.
On the evening of November ninth, and early morning of November tenth, a wave of violence spread across Germany. Shards of broken glass from destroyed windows filled the streets. Thousands of Jewish people were arrested and sent to concentration camps. Beforehand, Ernst vom Rath, a German diplomat was assassinated by a Jewish teenager, which ignited a spark of fury among many. Most importantly, it severed as an opportunity to the Nazis.
penalty for the murder of a German embassy worker in Paris by a German-born Jewish students, Jews-owned homes and jobs were destroyed. After that event, the German government obliterate Jews from the sector and Jewish kids were expelled from schools. Additionally, the whole Jewish community was fined one billions dollars to pay for the damage window, of the Kristallnacht. To sum up, these are the reasons why the Kristallnacht caused the problems for
The three texts which are the allegory, "Terrible Things", the poem, "First They Came For the Communists" and the memoir Night share some differences and similarities. These three texts are related during the Second World War in Europe and also about the Holocaust. The WWI (1939-1945) was the bloodiest war in the world's history. The conflict started in Germany led by Adolf Hitler that was the leader of the Nazi party, this man had thoughts in conquering foreign lands, increasing jobs, and exterminating all races that he thought were minorities. During his dictatorship, he sent troops to imprison and kill all the enemies of the Nazis who were Jews, homesexuals, communists etc.
1939 marked the start of World War II in Germany, quickly spreading throughout Europe. Germany, Italy, and Japan made enemies with the United States, England, and France, who became known as the Allied Forces. The war was initiated by the actions of German dictator, Adolf Hitler, whose goal was to conquer the world for his own personal gain. Hitler was a communist who had the unique ability to persuade nations into joining him in his beliefs and actions, which resulted in the deaths of millions of people for their religious views and cultures. The United States remained neutral from 1939-1941.
Killing Centers; An Undesirable Creation of Death. World War II started when German soldiers entered Poland on September 1, 1939. When Germany invaded Poland, Britain and France took charge on Germany on September 3 (Killing Centers). The Holocaust was a state- sponsored prosecution of millions of Jews led by Adolf Hitler in January 1933. When The Nazi’s took power in 1933 they thought that they were racially superior and Jewish people weren’t (Introduction To The Holocaust).
The Great Purge marks an extreme period of executions and oppression in the Soviet Union (“Guided History”). Stalin’s purging was his way of dealing with political opposition in the Soviet Union (“War History Online”). Many people believe that Hitler and Stalin took after one another. According to “United to End Genocide”, the words “Never Again” were said after the Holocaust.
Analyzing such a movement involves background on the economic situation that succeeded first World War I. The conclusion of the war led to the defeat of the Triple Alliance involving Germany, Austria- Hungary, and Italy, with Germany being held responsible for ceding land and rebuilding Europe according to the Treaty of Versailles. Thus, confronted with reparation payments that were unaffordable, Germany began mass printing millions of new German Marks. This drowned Germany into a state of hyperinflation, and the country reached the point where marks were worthless. Furthermore, as the United States succumbed to the great depression, they sought to retract the loans made to Germany.
Major Events Between 1933 and 1939 that Affected the Holocaust Enabling Act of 1933 One of the final nails in the coffin of Jewish Germans was the Enabling Act. The Enabling Act or more formally known as the “Law to Remedy the Distress of People and Reich” (“The Enabling Act”, par. 1). was a law passed by the Nazi Party enabling Hitler to have all power of the government in his authority. With all power in Hitler's hands and absolutely no one that could stop him with contradictory political power and influence he could do almost everything as he wanted and forward his plans of genocide and hate onto the Jewish people.
The Great Depression was an economic catastrophe in the 1930s that left millions of Americans unemployed and impoverished. According to the article, one-fourth of the workforce was unemployed, and the agriculture income also dropped down by 30%. As a result, the national income was cut down by one half. Due to the economic crisis and the highest unemployment rate during the Great Depression, a new kind of poor Americans was created; the “new” poor population included former middle-class and working-class who had lost everything such as jobs, homes, and savings. The increased in poverty had led to an increased need of assistances from the government and private assistance.
The 1920’s and the 1930’s were two completely different life styles for everybody. Before going into great detail I would describe the 1920’s as the time of money, luxury, and extravagant parties. The 1930’s on the other hand were entirely different, it consisted of bankruptcy, jobless, starved, and sadness. The 1920’s opened doors for the lives of the African American people in Harlem.