The Holocaust: The Story Of The Holocaust

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There was a horrific event that lasted twelve years. This event was fueled by hate for an entire group of people. For twelve long years six million Jewish men, women, and children were hunted down and killed. This event is known as the Holocaust and to prevent something as horrific as this we must research and study the Holocaust. 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. The countries that helped him achieve his goal of the extermination of almost all Jewish citizens in Germany and Europe were Italy and Japan. These countries were known as the axis powers. The countries against Germany and its allies were the Allies. These countries were the United States, Britain, France, and Soviet Russia. (Rogasky, Barbara Smoke and Ashes: The Story of the Holocaust) Hitler called his plan the answer to the Jewish question. He and his peers called it the “Final Solution.” Hitler 's plan consisted of boycotts, Ghettos, Concentration Camps, and Death Camps. The Final Solution was put into stages. First came the Boycotts. Second, the Ghettos. Third, the Concentration Camps, and lastly the Death Camps. (“The Final Solution” United States Holocaust Memorial Museum) The Boycotts were
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