The Holocaust was a horrible happening that caused many innocent Jewish people to be forced out of their homes with nothing but a sack of their belongings. They were separated from their families, stripped of their rights and their names, and some even watched their loved ones die. When i think about the U.S. and how we responded to these poor people, when all they needed was a place to stay i can’t believe the decisions we made. As an adolescent many things can be gathered from how the world reacted during the holocaust such as, the bystander effect were we the bystanders in this situation? Also I can learn to not wait till the last moment to do something, or to not wait till something happens to make a move or to fight back.
Night: Dehumanization “He was so terrible that he was no longer terrible. Only dehumanized” (F. Scott Fitzgerald). Jews were treated so badly that they began to act terribly but eventually they reached the point beyond repair and it was all due to dehumanization. The Holocaust took place in WW2, it was a horrific event that killed millions of Jews. Many Jews were taken from their homes and were killed, or were treated less than animals until death of starvation or exhaustion.
Although, some of the men had to be turned down because their test result were positive for syphilis. The outcome of the groups is that the syphilitic group and the untreated group were affected the most due to fatal deaths. However, the control group was not affected by the disease (Jones,
Which was in Europe during 1347, otherwise known as the Fourteenth Century. People were terrified of it, they separated them and their families from others, and left their family who carried the plague. It was every man for themselves. The symptoms of the most common plague, which is called black death consisted of bigger lymph nodes, headaches, chills, fever, and
When a select group of people are treated as less than human, there are consequences for everyone: the victims, the victimizers and the bystanders. The book Night by Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, contains many examples of people 's Universal Human Rights being violated in the depths of concentration camps. Those examples show how victims of this are dehumanized little by little every time those rights are violated. Almost all 30 rights were violated throughout the book, but a few were violated on a more frequent basis and they did the most harm. The more frequent rights violated from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights were articles five, six and seventeen, and this essay will explain how these human rights dehumanized inhabitants
During the Holocaust Jews were marked with the Star of David on their clothes ( Young, pg192). The badge was used to humiliate the Jews and to segregate them to keep watch (Holocaust Encyclopedia). Soon this was the death of six million Jews. Because of the Holocaust people lost their faith but this should not change the way of traditional belief in God. During the Holocaust, lots of people died and maybe some lost their faith, but I believe that the faith of many people grew.
As people in the 1400’s continued to run from this disease and at this time in history most Christians persecuted Jews in Europe because they needed to blame someone for causing the outrage. Some other Jews were blamed them for bad luck and even bad weather. Other people thought it was a punishment from God. The Jews were even forbidden to work in government and were shunned from the towns and others were killed. This forced them to live on the outskirts of town in places called ghettos.
The Jews were not the only victims of persecution and murder by the Nazis. Homosexuals, Gypsies, Clergy, people with a physical or mental disabilities, Jehovah 's Witnesses, Poles and other Slavs were also victims. Those are many of different type of people that the Nazis had it out for. I only thought that the Nazis wanted to kill the Jews. There is evidence as early as 1919 that Hitler had a strong hatred for Jews.
The Holocaust is a historical event that the murdered around 6 million Jews and 5 million non-Jews. The Jews were also used for harsh labor, experiments, and starvation (Steele 6-7). The reason for this mass murder was that a leader during the time named Adolf Hitler wants to make his country an anti-semitic country (Steele 22). This tragedy took place all over Europe the main location was in Auschwitz, Germany (Blohm 6). Jews were a main target in The Holocaust, but some other victims were Roma, Sinti, disabled, and any other opposing religions (Steele 7).