The Holocaust, And The Statistics Of The Tragic Events Essay

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The Holocaust was a point in time which included mass genocide of Jewish Europeans and other people Germany felt should be extinguished. The tragedy was also given the title “shoah”, which is Hebrew for the phrase “the catastrophe”; however, the term “Holocaust” was used more often to describe the events that took place. This paper will cover three topics: Who was Adolf Hitler, what was the Holocaust, and the statistics of the tragic events. The Holocaust had its beginning in 1933, when the concentration camps were first assembled and built through the guidance of Adolf Hitler. Adolf used concentration camps to house their captives until they were brutally murdered via gas chambers, through hard labor, or from mass shootings. These events completely obliterated the European Jewish population of nine million to an estimated three million as the Holocaust came to an end. The killing that took place over a time span of 12 years changed the world and allowed most countries to have a common enemy for the actions that Germany took part in.

On January 30th, 1933, Adolf Hitler who was a part of the Nazi party, becomes the newest chancellor of Germany by President Paul Von Hindenburg. Under his dictatorship, Hitler came to the conclusion that the Jews were the relative cause of the agony and hardships of Germany. Starting immediately after the death of Hindenburg in 1934, Hitler begun pushing his followers to believe a new propaganda; the blame for all of Germany’s past problems…

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