Russian citizens were forced to admit to crimes they may or may not have committed. No one was safe from Stalin's police force, and innocent people were murdered, or thrown into labor camps if they spoke out against him. More than 750,000 people were killed and millions were accused of conspiring against Stalin ( Joseph Stalin: National hero 17). Stalin wanted power, and would do anything to keep it. Stalin once said, “ Death is the solution to all problems.
He would even burn his own villages just to instill fear in the peasantries and to discourage criminals from stealing food shipments. After he took control he did massive purging of the followers and loyal officers of Lenin, and these purges involved more deaths and exiling. His death count was higher than Hitler’s and then all he ruined lives of those who were exiled or the families of the ones who died. Although some people can argue that Stalin did some good things, such as help the Allied forces defeat the Axis powers during WWII. When he helped the Allied forces, Hitler’s army was beginning to invade Russia and Stalin had the Russian army push back the invading forces all the way back to Berlin.
For example, some of these laws close out Jews from places like parks, fired them from their jobs (i.e. government jobs), and Jewish doctors can only work for Jewish patients. During the night on November 9-10, 1938, Nazis started a pogrom against Jews in Austria and Germany in what hat they called, "Kristallnacht" also known as ("Night of Broken Glass"). The savage night involved the taking away and destroying of synagogues, sabotaging the windows of Jewish businesses, rob their stores, and they physically attacked many Jewish too. Also, about 30,000 Jews were sent to the concentration camps after arrested.
During the Cambodian Genocide and the Holocaust, the officers beat and prodded the victims that did not meet their expectations and were abruptly displaced from their homes. In comparison to the Cambodians, Germany’s dictator, Adolf Hitler, had one goal to execute all Jews, just like how Pol Pot had a goal to kill all educated Cambodians. Both the Cambodians in the Cambodian Genocide and the Jews in the novel Night were treated similarly because both victims were displaced out of their homes, overworked, mistreated, and starved. Moreover, officers of the genocides starved the victims of the Holocaust and the
There was no food or water or anything while the government took there land and made fun of them. The government people also raped thousands of the Cherokee women. And also killed many of them as well. Now the Holocaust on the other hand had a tremendous drop in population as well. Accept it was towards a different race.
Genocide: The deliberate killing of a large group of people , especially those of a particular ethnic group. The actions of the Khmer Rouge constitutes as a Genocide that killed millions of the cambodian population. This Genocide was brought on by Pol Pot, he had a theory of “reprogramming” a nation in order to create his idea of a perfect utopia. The result of this Genocide created a devastating drop in 25% of Cambodia's population. That means that every 1 in 4 person was brutally murdered, just because one man wanted his idea of a perfected society.
Hitler loathed the Jews so he detained them and eventually lynched them up. Over 6 million Jews died in the holocaust and hardly any lived. In this essay, it’s going to explain about how the concentration camps started and what it was like to live in one. Concentration camps opened in March 1933, They were first intended for interred political opponents such as communists, social democrats and others who have been convicted in a court of law. The Nazis founded their first concentration camp, Dachau, in the wake of Hitler's takeover of power in 1933.
There was a stampede. Dozens of starving men fought desperately over a few crumbs. The worker watched the spectacle with great interest.” (Wiesel pg 100) Humans eventually realized how destructive we can become. The millions of people who died, died not having their basic civil rights. The Germans made sure to strip the Jews of their entire identity to embarrass them, then kill them.
In the memoir Night, the narrator Elie Wiesel recounts a moment when the ss officers were transporting all the prisoners from buna to another camp and whenever somebody couldn’t keep running the ss officers shoot them. “They had orders to shoot anyone who couldn’t sustain the peace”(Wiesel 85). The ss officers cruelty to the prisoners led them to give up, they stopped trying. If someone stopped and the officers didn’t noticed, he would probably die under the feet of all the people behind them. As the author describes his experiences, many other examples of inhumanity are revealed.
Stalin went on a spree of execution, imprisoning and firing many officials (especially the officials with higher level) “The Great Purge 1934-1940.”(H-Headlines). Stalin would do whatever it takes to upset any building power bases or alliances who he thought might work against him to take his leadership status.
Nat was a madman because of the many horrible things that were done during the short rebellion. First of all, he killed entire families. He killed 60 men, women, and children (film). After Nat’s group had killed one of the families they purposely went back just to kill a baby (film). Secondly, he thought that God had shown his visions of things that happen before he was born (Gray).