Judaism Informative Speech

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Cassidy McIntyre
William Van Wyck
World History 9H
20 March, 2018
Judaism Project Script Rough Draft
Hi everyone, as you all may know, my name is Cassidy McIntyre and today I will be talking about anti - semitism against Jews and how this affected the Jewish culture and the future of Europe.
Judaism was originally founded in 3500 BC in the Middle East by a man named Abraham. Abraham grew up in a family that idolized more than one god. According to Jewish texts “Abram rejected his father’s religion from an early age and argued that the universe was the work of a single creator” (Pentateuch). Abraham was the first person to teach about the concept of there being a “one and only God”. Abraham was known as the founder of Judaism, however, he
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Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau, Austria on April 20, 1889; and he died on April 30, 1945. Hitler grew up with a short tempered and abusive father and his mother had an advanced stage of breast cancer. His father, Alois Hitler, died in 1903 of a lung hemorrhage and his mother, Klara Hitler, died of breast cancer in 1907. In 1913, Adolf fought in the German army on the western fronts in World War I. Following an anti - semitic meeting, Adolf found a position as a political officer in 1919. In 1932, Adolf Hitler ran for presidency against Paul von Hindenburg, who reluctantly appointed Hitler as the chancellor to maintain political balance and stability. Using his new position and severe violence, Hitler had worked his way through the political parties until, in 1933, Hitler had declared his Nazi Party as the only legal political party in…show more content…
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