The Poisonous Mushroom And The Holocaust

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Despite the centuries between them, there are many striking similarities between the systematic killing of Jews during the Holocaust and the routine violence toward Native Americans during the colonial period. Historians estimate that approximately 11 million people were killed during the Holocaust, including about two-thirds of the Jewish population in Europe; whereas in America, it is estimated that 80 to 95% of the Native population died after the Europeans arrived. Yet, while the Holocaust is arguably the most talked-about war atrocity in history, the Native Americans’ stories are often downplayed, overlooked or forgotten about. Why does this happen? What

Even if we aren’t aware of it, our morals affect how we process an event. Morals differ as a result of our beliefs, nationality, education, and social class. People aren’t born with morals, instead they
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This was a book given to children by their parents, family and friends to ‘warn’ German children of the supposed ‘evil’ of the Jewish people; that the Jewish were out to get the people of Germany. The same occurred with the anti-Japanese movement and the abatement of their race in Canada and the United States. The opinion of the country influenced the parents and then was passed down and taught to the children. The society and culture in which one grows up, influences everything from developmental milestones and parenting styles to what kinds of hardships one is more likely to face. When parents implemented type of stereotype threat towards another race it affects more that the child 's perception of others. It also makes the child anxious or concerned in a situation that has the potential to confirm a negative view about his/her social group. For example in Obasan, the main character, Naomi, tells tells us about how, her family, and many other Japanese were mistreated by classmates, neighbours and even the Canadian

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