November 9-10, 1938 was known as Kristallnacht or the Night of Broken Glass. Anti- Semitic Germans carried out this vicious attack targeting innocent people of Jewish faith. During this event, over 1000 synagogues were scorched and over 7500 Jewish run businesses were looted. The Jews were victims of the horrendous practice of scapegoating. As defined by dictionary.com, scapegoatism is “the act or practice of assigning blame or failure to another, as to deflect attention or responsibility away from oneself.” The German extremists blamed the Jews for the problems in their country such as hyperinflation caused by the German government printing an excess of money, not by Jewish bankers.
Out of the two world wars, World War II is known to be the bloodiest and brutal war. The main reason this is to believed is because to the Holocaust. The Holocaust was the time period where many were persecuted for their beliefs and race. Hitler is who is to blame for the Holocaust, he is the one who organized all the horrific things done to the people who did not fall under his Master Race. Despite the many theories about the purpose of the Holocaust, the real purpose make those who weren’t members of the Master Race fear the Nazi Regime, to force them to obey the Nazi’s without question.
It started with Criminals, they weren’t going to jails because of course, they were different, and so they started to send them to concentration camps. After the inauguration of this horrid places, Hitler gave a famous speech in the Berlin sport palace in 1941, in this speech, he claimed the progress of Germany was amazing, he reworded himself with his own achievements all in order to get the unconditional support of their people to later convince them, for the need of war, he defamed other countries and showed Jews as threats, the perfect speech to begin a genocide who no one would notice because they were all so busy thinking about the incoming
“A major priority of the Nazi Party was to eliminate racially inferior groups in Germany and across Europe. Discuss how and why they did this” The Nazi part prosecuted many racial and social groups during their reign from 1933-1945. The Nazi party followed their beliefs that there was a superior race called the Aryan race and used Charles Darwin’s theory of Social Darwinism to prosecute these groups. In this essay I will discuss the prosecution of the Jewish people, the homosexuals and the gypsies (Roma) and how and why they did this. The persecution of the Jewish people began when the Nazi Party blamed them for spreading defeatism nearing the end of WW1.
As a result, these are facts that caused this problems. First, in Nov. 1938, Kristallnacht created a landmark in Jewish torture. penalty for the murder of a German embassy worker in Paris by a German-born Jewish students, Jews-owned homes and jobs were destroyed. After that event, the German government obliterate Jews from the sector and Jewish kids were expelled from schools. Additionally, the whole Jewish community was fined one billions dollars to pay for the damage window, of the Kristallnacht.
The Holocaust was a persecution and eventual mass murder of Jews during the Nazi regime in the World War II. An estimate of six million Jews were killed, all because of their religion and beliefs. The Nazi thought they were the superior race, and Jews were “inferior” as well as a danger to the ‘perfect’ German community. Gradually, the German government was filled with people who believed that Jews needed to be purged. They began to pass laws that specifically targeted Jews, such as making all Jews wear a big yellow star to identify themselves, as well as forbidding Jews from riding bikes.
“The reaction pattern of the Jews is characterized by almost complete lack of resistance.” Discuss with reference to the Jewish response to the Holocaust. During the period 1933 to 1945 Adolf Hitler, the fascist leader of German led the destruction of over Six Million Jews. The Nazi racial policy and the racial segregation became the justification for the suppression and persecution of all non-Aryans and all Jews. With harsh punishment meted out to those who did not comply. To better understand the Jews reaction to the final solution, I will examine the attitude of the Germans society towards the Jews and their responses to the final solution.
Speer, as Hitler’s ‘closest’ friend, the Party’s head architect and the Nazi Party’s Minister for Armaments is clear that he was eminently involved in the plan to exterminate the Jewish race, to thus achieve Hitler’s dream of a pure Aryan race. Why was Albert Speer named the ‘Good Nazi’ after the Nuremberg Trials, denying all knowledge of the ‘Final Solution’, but accepted responsibility for actions of the regime? His true lying ability is expressed in these word “of all the dreadful things, I knew nothing”. There were many events that express Speer’s involvement in Anti-Semitic movements, and his ability to liar towards his participation in any of it: 1. Architect - ‘Germania’ strengthened the relationship between Speer and Hitler – a project involving the removal of thousands of Jews into camps.
This word is the term used to describe any hostile action or behavior towards Jews, as was the Holocaust. Then, we must also comprehend that the Holocaust, mass slaughter of Jews by the Nazis in World War II, was the major outcome of anti-Semite propaganda. This was reached through propaganda that would hammer military people and ordinary Germans with two main words: “vernichten und ausrotten,” which is German for “exterminate and kill.” Coming to know these terms, we must go back to understand where the idea of propaganda against Jews started. Adolf Hitler had been preparing his plan for a war to happen long before he came to be the head of Germany, as he explains in his journal “Mein Kampf.” As soon as he reached a governmental position in his country, he chose a group to which he could lay the blame on, and these were the Jews. He picked this group because they were prosperous, while ordinary Germans were still struggling financially because of the last war, and because they were an easy group people could recognize and accept as a target.