Resistance During The Holocaust Analysis

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In 1939, World War II began when the Nazi Party, invaded Poland, causing six to nine million Jewish people to fear for their lives. This fear began when all citizens had to register with the government, and the Jews had to wear the Star of David. Second, the Jews were forced into ghettos. Third, they were moved to concentration and death camps. For example, in “Resistance During the Holocaust” we see different ways of actively and passively resisting Nazi atrocities. People can best respond to conflict by passively resisting because they wanted to keep their family and friends safe, maintain hope to ensure survival, and they had little or no access to weapons, no ability to move about freely, and most of the people were not interested in resisting the Nazi power.…show more content…
For example, in “Resistance During the Holocaust”, many wouldn’t rebel because that would not only mean death for them, but death for their family and friends. The Anti-Defamation League states, “However, the risks of resisting Nazi policies were grave; often an act of resistance by one person would mean the death of many others”(5). You should use passive resistance because if you resist that did not only mean the death for you but the death for your family. You are putting other people’s life at risk but if you are passive resistant then you are saving your life, your families’ live, and maybe your friends’ lives. This is important because why would you put the lives of people you care about in jeopardy? You could give them hope that they will be safe and survive. You could give yourself hope. However, some may say that you will die in the gas chamber anyway. Well, if you do everything the Nazis say, you could have a chance of survival and save the lives of the people you care about. If you actively resist, that meant automatic death for not only you but for 10 other

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