A cold war between the United Stated and the Soviet Union began in the result of the War. Wars would follow this one called “surrogate wars.” World War II lasted for 12 years. Hitler had built countless camps where 11 million people were murdered. 6 million of those were Jews.
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.
The Holocaust was the methodical deportation, dehumanization, and extermination of eleven million people during World WarⅡ (MacKay 6). As a result, two-thirds of the Jewish population in Europe was extinguished (MacKay 7). With them, the rich culture and immense potential they held was lost to a senseless mass murder (MacKay 4). The unimaginable brutality of the Holocaust will never be forgotten, and neither will the millions of people who left their friends, family, and neighbors, never to be seen again (Antisemitism).
Intolerance can form through fear of other people or beliefs. It can result in the separation of groups of people as well as the destruction of their properties, social status, and ideas. Intolerance is the disapproval of differences in religion, actions, looks, or even social class. SD2
The holocaust took place during WWII. At this time the chancellor of Germany know as Adolf Hitler had ordered a crusade against the jewish race. In this time period over 6 million jewish people including men women and children. Families were stripped from their homes with nearly all of their possessions removed from them. After first entering the gates they weren't even allowed the cloths off their backs.
The persecution of the Jewish people began when the Nazi Party blamed them for spreading defeatism nearing the end of WW1. The Nazi anti-Jewish policy functioned on two primary laws : legal measures to expel Jews from society and strip them of their rights and property while simultaneously engaging in
In the past, innocent people got persecuted by the hands of other individuals because of hatred. These terrible actions started because of the pure hatred, lack of knowledge, and people didn’t fight back. Since, this happened people have lost their lives for example 9/11, Pearl Harbor, and shooting that is going on. “If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate”. Nazi ideology started Propaganda causing discrimination and hate which justified genocide, which led 6.3 millions Jews killed.
Have you ever wondered or thought about which laws were the main cause of the horrors that we now know of the Holocaust? During 1933 one very powerful man came to power known as Adolf Hitler. The Holocaust was all started by Hitler because he thought that everyone should take on the characteristics of the “pure” or “Aryan” race. This one man was one of Europe’s most powerful leaders killing up to six million Jews forty million people.
As the Holocaust came to its near end, torture for those in Sighet, Transylvania begins. On page twenty, cruelty stirs up for the Jewish town after ghettos were set up. “A Jew no longer had the right to keep in his house gold, jewels, or any objects of value.” “There was a new decree: every Jew had to wear a yellow star.” In the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, every fellow citizen has privileges that cannot be taken away due to race, color, sex, or language.
In the 1940s Germany was ruled by Adolf Hitler. The mass genocide of Jews was caused by the leader of Germany, Adolf Hitler. Jews rights were taken away from them and were taken out of there homes. The Jews were sent to concentration camps and that place was not good. They had to go because they were Jews.
During the 1930’s and 40’s Nazi Germany was a dictatorship ruled by Adolf Hitler he was a cruel dictator who had a goal to eliminate all european jews this shows in “Law,Justice,and the Holocaust” where it says that he and The Nazis mainly targeted people of the Jewish faith, at the end of the war they successfully killed six million jewish men,women, and children. This event was known as the holocaust. Hitler was a very cruel and hated man by the people who weren’t being schooled by the Nazis.
The Holocaust was a systematic persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi’s from 1933 to 1945. The Germans believed they were “racially superior” and that Jews were “inferior”, they were a treat to the German racial community. Gypsies, people with mental and physical disabilities, and poles were also targeted or decimation for racial, ethnic, or national reasons. Theodor Geisel, who drew editorial cartoons under the pen name “Dr. Seuss,” was outraged by the news from France and decided to use his cartooning skills to help publicize the plight of the Jews. Dr. Seuss’s wartime cartoon showed discrimination against Jews and called attention to the early stages of the Holocaust.
The Nuremberg Laws had consisted of two unmistakable laws. Those laws were Reich Citizenship Law and the Law for the Protection of German Blood and German Honor. The Reich Citizenship law singles out Jews not for their religious practices, but for racial antisemitism. Family genealogy is used to distinguish the Jewish. For example, in the “Nuremberg Laws” it states, “ People with three or more grandparents born into the Jewish religious community were Jews by law” (3).