Nazi Eugenics Research Paper

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Eugenics is the idea of improving the human species by limiting growth of the populations of people with traits that could be considered undesirable. In Germany during the rise of Nazi ideas these ideas were Rather popular. “The basic concept of eugenics—breeding for better humans—was part of the cultural assumptions of the day for many Germans, not just for those who were avowed Nazis” (Deaf People in Hitler 's Europe 206-207). The common way of eliminating these “undesirable” traits come by sterilizing the people who possessed them and not allowing them to pass the trait to the next generation. Later during the war the Nazis decided there could be a more efficient way to eliminate these traits and they decided to stop sterilizing and start
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