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    The Hands on History Trip will instill more about these wonderful historical sites, learning more about the event, and experiencing hands on activities by walking through the Holocaust Museum, having a once in a lifetime experience at the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and by visiting the Island of Alcatraz to better educate students. “The world is a book, and those who do not travel only read one page” (St. Augustine 1). The quote is saying by not going out and experiencing something, then most…

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    Monique Henry Sonja Martinez English IV, 4th Hour 4-28-16 Hitler’s Plan to Eradicate Jewish People Hitler’s plan was set up in six stages: definition, stripping of rights, segregation, concentration camps, extermination camps, and aftermath. Hitler was obsessed with the idea of eliminating the Jewish culture because he was convinced that Jews were the reason that bad thing kept happening. He especially blamed them for their loss in World War I. During World War II, Adolf Hitler’s plan to…

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    Discrimination In Night

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    present and future of humanity. One of the more well-known genocides is the Holocaust, which occurred during World War II under Adolf Hitler and claimed over six million lives, both Jewish and non-Jewish, from 1941 to 1945. The experience of the Holocaust is detailed in Elie Wiesel’s memoir Night, where he describes his life during the Holocaust and the troubles he had faced. A more recent yet similar event to the Holocaust was the Rwandan genocide in 1994, where one hundred days left thousands…

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    Although the Holocaust and the Cambodian genocide bear pronounced similarities, the differences are just as striking. Genocide is defined as “the deliberate killing of people who belong to a particular racial, political, or cultural group” (Merriam-Webster). In 1944, the word “genocide” was invented by Raphael Lemkin, a Polish-Jewish lawyer. This word was used to describe the German soldiers and their demolition against the Jews (What is Genocide?) The word, itself,…

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    important purpose in telling the stories of the Holocaust. Memory is an innate human ability that provides for a plethora of uses. It is extremely useful in genocide, which is the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially people of a specific ethnic group. When this occurs, the culture and identity of that ethnicity is put in danger of being lost forever. Memory serves in preserving these important cultural ideas and identities. The Holocaust stories of Night and Maus show…

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    religion they fear their life’s might be in jeopardy, they target them as terrorist just for belonging to a certain religion. In this recent election there’s Questions weather Trump resembles as someone who is a dictator. According to Peter Baker in his article Rise of Trump debate over Fascism “ The comparison was inflammatory with Donald trump immigration plan with the Kristallnacht, the night of horror in 1938 when rampaging Nazis smashed Jewish homes and businesses in Germany and killed…

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    ocation and time The Holocaust took place in 21 countries of Europe. The countries were occupied by Nazi Germany during World War II and the Nazis started occupying its’ border countries such as Poland and Denmark before spreading throughout Europe. It started when Hitler became chancellor of Germany, on January 30, 1933, to May 8, 1945, when it officially ended. The genocide and mass killing began a few years after Hitler became the chancellor of Germany, in 1941, where the Jewish were…

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    Also, the memory of the Holocaust has proven to be unbearable as it has left long lasting mental effects on the characters. The Nazi government systemically attacked and persecuted the Jews with brutal violence and sent millions of them to concentration camps. As a result, Spiegelman’s family has been traumatized and has “children of holocaust survivors growing up with the simultaneous presence and absence of the Holocaust memory in their lives” (Kohli, 2012, p. 2). In fact, “Maus is not about…

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    Art Spieman Maus

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    events happened in the past, but their effects continue into the present”(Hirsch, 107). In, Art Spiegelman Maus, the theme of the book was revolved around second generation trauma in father and son relationship. Art is the second generation child of holocaust survivor parents, and because of the situation that happen to his parents he grew up in an environment that made a gap that caused a distance in relationship to his parents. Art wondered what his parents have been though, in certain…

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    Human Lampshade Analysis

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    After watching the YouTube video title Human Lampshade: A Holocaust Mystery it was clear that the purpose of this study was to analysis the lamb and discover whether or not it was made from human skin. In the video, there was a multitude of difference perspectives. Some of the perspectives that was present in the video were those of scientists, histologists, researchers from some best DNA labs in the United States and also from Mark Jacob the journalist. In the process of discovering if what…

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