This Day In History: The Holocaust And The Holocaust

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Pavi Bassi
Mr. Montegomery
U.S. History/ Period 4
12 March 2015
This Day In History (TDIH) - Holocaust The Holocaust is a period of time in history which began in 1933 and ended in 1945, at the end of the war. Between this time periods 11 million people were killed including 1.1 million children. Out of the 11 million who died in the Holocaust, 6 million were Jewish and it destroyed about 5,000 Jewish communities. The Holocaust began when Adolf Hitler gained control of Germany and he formed the Nazi party, which eventually led to the beginning of World War II. The Nazi Party, led by Adolf Hitler, took individual freedom away from Jews and transported many to labor and death camps where many were killed. About two thirds of Jews living in Germany were killed by Nazi’s in the Holocaust. Not only did the Holocaust kill 11 million innocent people, but it also destroyed society itself. The Holocaust left many thousands of people difficult to rebuild their life because of the trauma they experienced. Many of the Holocaust survivors decided to leave Europe moving to Israel or the United States to help try to regain their life. According to the American Psychological Association, Holocaust survivors who went to live in Israel after showed a better adjustment than those of the
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It is important to know about the Holocaust and the significance, in order to prevent something similar from happening again. Learning about the Holocaust is important because it addresses and evaluates how one person can change the world and leave such a huge impact. The after effect of the Holocaust includes leaving Europe in a mess and is a mark in history that will never be forgotten. The Holocaust made society realize how mass killings can happen and how giving power to one person can destroy a country. Also it has shown the world how misconceiving our society can

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