“They also left a bitter legacy of religious hatred behind them.” This reputation shows them to be gruesome knights. The Crusaders also “-sometimes turn their fury to Jews…” This is important because it supports the fact that they lost attention. They fought for their religion, but was blinded by fury. Their fury turned into victims that shouldn’t be abused. Like Document one said, they attacked Jews.
The primary parallel between the disabled German and Jew experience is that the Nazis intended to annihilate all people considered inferior to the master race. To the Nazis, disabled Germans were burdens to the state in both the health and finance aspects (Bareth, Karl and Alfred Vogel). They were also considered less valuable due to their genetic illnesses. According to the Euthanasia Propaganda Posters, “This hereditary ill person will cost national community 60,000 Reichmarks over the course of his lifetime” (Vogel, Alfred). The Jews were considered “bloodsuckers” and “parasites”, and they were too different genetically, physically, and spiritually (Bareth, Karl and Alfred Vogel).
them. The Nazis were Darwinists, meaning that they believed in survival of the fittest. Anyone that was not part of the "superior race" would be killed. Their main targets were Jews, Gypsies, and people with disabilities, afro-Germans, Jehovah Witnesses, homosexuals, and prostitutes. Hitler thought the Nazi Germany was becoming weaker because of people who lived there who he thought were ‘genetically weak”.
The Muselmanner died from things that they couldn't fix, but other people could. If people cared about what was going on in Germany, many would fight against them. In conclusion, indifference can make people be corrupt. Some people think if indifference was evil, then they wouldn't be doing it. However, according to Elie Wiesel's speech called, "The Perils of Indifference," he set forth, "every minute one of them dies of disease, violence, famine.
For example, the holocaust occurred from intolerance towards Jews, after 9/11 Middle Eastern looking individuals were perceived suspiciously and dangerous, and the notion that all tall people or African Americans play basketball. To understand prejudice more holistically the two personality-based theories and three cultural based theories will be examined to gain a stronger understanding in why prejudice is still prevalent in society. The Frustration-Aggression Theory, attributed to psychologist John Dollard, concept is also known at “Displacement Theory”, “Scapegoat Theory”, and “Kick The Dog Syndrome” (Morra, 2018). This theory states that there are six major beliefs that cause prejudice. Those beliefs are needs, frustration, aggression, displacement, weak victims, and rationalization (Morra, 2018).
Anti-Semitism is defined as a racial term meaning the negative belief and emotions about “Jews qua Jews” (Newman, 2010, p. 15). Anti-Semitism dates back to 70.C.E where the ancient rebellious Hebrews “exhausted the patience of their Roman masters”, lost their homes and were spread through the Mediterranean lands (Botwinick, 2014, p. 4). Jews were always outcasts to Christians because the Jews denied that Jesus was the “messianic son of God” which therefore added more tension when it was believed that Jews killed Jesus (Botwinick, 2014, p. 5). The Holocaust also known as the “Catastrophe, the Sho’ah, is one of the tragic periods of “Jewish Diaspora” (Keter Books, 1974, p. 1) It started between 1933 and 1945 in Europe. It first started with discrimination
When Nelson Mandela and the ANC tried to put a stop to it the government responded violently and killed over 60 people from the ANC organization and some people that supported the ANC. The final ty0pe of racsim is secret racism. Secret racism is when you are actually a racist but you try to hide it. These are all different types of racism but they all promote the same meaning, racism, which is offensive to everyone. ' ' I am trying to prove that racism is still a problem in our society.
If it was not labor and abuse the other alternative was the crematorium. Not only were Jews treated with such disrespect, but many of them were sent to the ovens to get burnt. The ovens were a place where Jews were forced to suffer through a slow and agonizing death. The Jews were now known as things or animals.¨Faster you filthy dogs!¨ (85) That was not their only cruel way of dehumanizing. The Germans wanted
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).
Hitler also changed the jewish religion by killing jews and making them look bad and also causing them to switch religions by causing fear into them. Hitler also changed how Germans and Swastikas are looked at because of all of WWII and Killing jews in many countries that were in Nazi or German control. Adolf Hitler made steps to change Germany and here are some ways. Why did Adolf Hitler make Jewish people non-citizens? The reason why he did not
Being held guarded during the Holocaust caused suffrage and deaths. During the era of the Holocaust, German authorities also targeted other groups because of their perceived “racial inferiority”. People were also imprisoned, enslaved, and murdered. These people included Roma, those with mental or physical disabilities, and homosexuals. The Holocaust was
The Holocaust. That may just be words to some people, but to others, this was the most devastating thing ever to happen to one human race. The Holocaust happened because Hitler blamed Jewish people for losing World War I. The Holocaust was mostly to get rid of people that Hitler didn’t see as the superior race. The superior race was blond hair and blue eyes.
“The first concentration camps were made to detain people without trial, usually under harsh conditions.” (www.theholocaustexplained.org) The Nazis did this because they discriminate and hate the Jews. “German authorities established camps to handle the masses of people arrested as alleged subversives.” (www.ushmm.org) Germany blamed the Jews for their loss of World War I. “Concentration camps held two purposes, these purposes were to demoralize and dehumanize the prisoners.” (www.owlspace-ccm.rice.edu) The Nazis tortured them and made them break on the inside. It was sad to be taken to a concentration camp because it meant that it was the end of your life.
Anti-semitism is the hatred and discrimination of Jews. Hostility towards Jews dates to ancient times, and has repeated throughout history. Struggling nations have often blamed their problems on foreigners, for example in Germany the jews were blamed. The rise of religions such as christianity and islam has increased hatred of jews, with many anti-jewish incidents ranging from the 11th century to the 20th century. Many incidents having religious or ethnic motivators, the idea of the Jewish race became one of the Nazi’s justifications for their genocide.